Shadab Khan is an experienced Pakistani international player who serves as the deputy captain of the national team of Pakistan in limited-overs sports such as cricket. Khan is also a member of the Pakistan cricket squad. In the Pakistan Super League (PSL), he captained Islamabad United, while he leads Northern in the Pakistan Cricket League (PCL). Khan, who plays multiple positions, is Pakistan’s leading bowler in Twenty20 Internationals. In addition to this, he is widely considered one of the most capable fielders in Pakistan. Since the year 2022, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has included him among the group of players who are under central contracts. Khan was an integral part of the Pakistani side that triumphed at the ICC Champions Trophy in 2017 and took home the trophy.
Malaika Saqlain, the daughter of Pakistani bowling coach and ex-international player Saqlain Mushtaq, was married to him in a private nikah ceremony on January 23, 2023.
Khan led the Pakistan squad in its inaugural Twenty20 International (T20I) match against New Zealand on December 18, 2020, because Babar was unable to play due to an injury. This was Khan’s first time serving as captain of the Pakistan team in an international event. During the 2016–17 National T20 Cup, which began on August 26, 2016, he made his first appearance in the Twenty20 format for Rawalpindi. As a result of his outstanding play in the ICC Champions Trophy in 2017, he was offered a contract to engage in Trinbago Knight Riders during the Caribbean Premier League in 2017. Later in the year 2017, Shadab signed a contract to play for the Brisbane Heat in the Big Bash League’s seventh season.
On March 26, 2017, he played his first Twenty20 International (T20I) match for Pakistan, which took place against the West Indies. As a bowler making their first appearance in a Twenty20 international, he finished his four overs with the most economical numbers ever recorded. The month after that, he was included in Pakistan’s Test team in preparation for their matchup versus the West Indies.
On April 7, 2017, Khan played his first One Day International match for Pakistan, which took place against the West Indies. On April 30, 2017, he made his first appearance for Pakistan in a Test match, which was also played against the West Indies. He was a member of Pakistan’s Champions Trophy–winning team in 2017, which he participated in. He was honored with the title of Emerging Player of the Year by the PCB in early September 2017.
Shadab Khan PSL Career
Shadab Khan started his career in the Pakistan Super League as an emerging player of Islamabad United in 2017. He is part of Islamabad United since 2017. He is among some players who have not changed the team in PSL.
Islamabad United won two PSL titles in 2016 and 2018 under the captaincy of Misbah ul Haq. Shadab Khan was part of Islamabad United in 2018. He played a key role in winning the title by taking 3 wickets in the final.
Shadab Khan PSL Teams
- Islamabad United (2017–present)
Shadab Khan was chosen by Islamabad United in 2017 in Pakistan Super League and since then he is part of Islamabad United. Islamabad United Won the PSL title in 2018 and Shadab Khan was part of that team.
Now Shadab Khan is the captain of Islamabad United and is the key player of the team.
Shadab Khan Batting Stats in PSL
Shadab Khan is a bowling Al rounder but he is a handy batsman also. He can hit the ball hard. He has won many matches with his batting.
Shadab Khan has played 72 matches in PSL till now. In his 58 innings in which he batted, he scored 935 runs. His batting average is currently 18.33 which is good for an Al-rounder.
He is a good striker of the ball and his strike rate in PSL is 138.31 which is very good in T20 cricket and smashed 5 fifties in his PSL career.
Shadab Khan smashed 51 maximums and 61 boundaries in his PSL career.
Shadab Khan Bowling Stats in PSL
Because Shadab Khan is a bowling Al rounder so he has a very good record in bowling. The strike rate of Shadab Khan is 20.
Shadab Khan has taken 77 wickets so far in PSl and he is at number 4 in the highest wicket-taker list. His best balls per inning is 5 wickets for 28 runs. The economy of Shadab Khan is 7.53 which is good in T20 cricket.
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Shadab Khan in PSL 8 (2023)
Shadab Khan was the captain of Islamabad United in the last PSL 8 which was held in March 2023. He made 135 runs in 11 innings with an average of 16.88 and his highest score was 44 runs. His strike rate was 142.11.
Shadab Khan appeared in 11 innings in PSL 8 and took 12 wickets with a bowling average of 29.92 and an economy rate was 8.98.
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