Saeed Ajmal

Saeed Ajmal

  • D.O.B
  • 14/10/1977
  • Pakistan
  • Right arm offbreak
  • Right-handed
  • Bowler
  • Worcestershire
  • Spin Bowling Coach
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Saeed Ajmal is a Pakistani cricketer who played for Islamabad United in PSL Season 1. He is a right-arm off-spin bowler who bats right handed.At domestic level in Pakistan he has represented Faisalabad, with whom he won the 2005 ABN-AMRO Twenty-20 Cup; Khan Research Laboratories; and Islamabad. Ajmal made his One Day International debut for Pakistan in July 2008 at the age of 30, and a year later played his first Test. In 2009 he was reported for having a suspect bowling action, but after being cleared he helped Pakistan win the 2009 ICC World Twenty20. Ajmal played for Worcestershire as an overseas player in English domestic cricket in 2011.

From November 2011 to December 2014, Ajmal has been ranked by the International Cricket Council as the number one bowler in ODIs. In December 2014, Sunil Narine took the first position of ODI from him, throwing him to the 2nd position. He is ranked at number four in ICC ranking of bowlers in T20Is, while his current ICC test bowler ranking is number 9.He is one of four test bowlers that made their debut after the age of thirty to take more than 100 test wickets, along with Clarrie Grimmett, Dilip Doshi and Ryan Harris.

He also played an instrumental role in Islamabad United’s victory in the first edition of the PSL. In recognition of his services to the national team, as well as his role in the development of Shadab Khan and the positive influence he has on the dressing room he was selected to be Islamabad United’s spin bowling coach for PSL 3.

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