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Shoaib Malik

Shoaib Malik

Player Info
Date of Birth01 February 1982
Place of BirthSialkot, Pakistan
CareerOctober 1999 - Active

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1. Started playing cricket seriously only in 1993-94, when he attended Imran Khan's coaching clinics in Sialkot.

2. Is one of six players – along with Lance Klusener, Shahid Afridi, Abdur Razzaq, Hashan Tillakaratne and Mohammad Rafique – to have batted in ten different positions in the order in ODIs; in his case, No. 11 is the only gap.

3. Retired from Test cricket in 2015 to concentrate on ODIs.

4. Playing in his sixth ICC CT

5. ODI debut against West Indies at Sharjah in 1999

6. Starting his career primarily a an off-break bowler, he has had success with the bat opening, batting in the middle-order and as a lower-order hitter

7. Consistent performances between 2005 and 2007 saw him appointed captain after Pakistan’s elimination from ICC CWC 2007

8. He is one of the few players still playing whose ODI career began in the 1990s