Ahmed Shehzad – profile, career and stats

Ahmed Shehzad is a Pakistani cricketer who plays as an opening batter. With his start in international cricket, many thought that an opener like Aamer Sohail or Saeed Anwar has arrived for Pakistan cricket but that was not the case. His style was often termed to be the same as Indian star batter, Virat Kohli.

Ahmed Shehzad was Pakistan’s first batter to score a century in T20I cricket, a feat he achieved against Sri Lanka in the T20 World Cup 2014. Overall, he was only the 11th batter to achieve the milestone.

Ahmed Shehzad also scored five ODI centuries as an opener and took only 43 innings to achieve the record. He became only the fourth Pakistani batter to do so.

When and where was Ahmed Shehzad born?

Shehzad was born on 23 November 1991 in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.

Who is Ahmed Shehzad married to?

Sana Ahmad is Ahmed Shehzad’s wife and they got married in 2015.

When did Shehzad debut for Pakistan?

In 2009, Ahmed Shehzad played his first ODI and T20I against Australia on April 24th and May 7th respectively. He played his first Test against Sri Lanka on December 31st 2013.

Who is the favourite cricketer of Ahmed Shehzad?

Wasim Akram is the favourite cricketer of Ahmed Shehzad.

Who is the favourite all-rounder of Ahmed Shehzad?

Shahid Afridi is the favourite all-rounder of Ahmed Shehzad.

Who is the favourite football player of Ahmed Shehzad?

Cristiano Ronaldo.

Who is Ahmed Shehzad’s favourite current cricketer?

Babar Azam.

Who is Ahmed Shehzad’s favourite opening partner?

Mohammad Hafeez.

Who is the best captain Ahmed Shehzad has played under?

Misbah ul Haq.

Who is Ahmed Shehzad’s go-to cricketer for advice?

Shoaib Malik.

Which cricketer does Shehzad think is the most disciplined?

Younis Khan.

Who is the most difficult bowler Ahmed Shehzad has faced?

Rangana Herath and Dhamika Prasad of Sri Lanka.

Which cricket moments are the favourite of Ahmed Shehzad?

The T20 World Cup win in 2009 and the Champions Trophy win in 2017.

Who are the idols of Ahmed Shehzad?

Imran Khan and Viv Richards.