Kamran Akmal - profile, career and stats

Kamran Akmal is a renowned former Pakistani wicketkeeper-batter who represented the country from 2002-2017.

He holds the record of having most batters stumped in a T20I innings (4) and he has the second most stumpings in his T20I career (32). Akmal is also the joint record holder of most Pakistan Super League centuries (3).

He was in the squad of Pakistan’s famous T20 World Cup win in 2009 at the historical ground of Lord’s under the captaincy of Younis Khan.

When was Kamran Akmal born?

He was born on 13th January, 1982.

Where was Kamran Akmal born?

He was born in the city of Lahore in the province of Punjab.

Who is the wife of Kamran Akmal?

Aaiza Ilyas, the daughter of former Test Cricketer Muhammad Ilyas, is the wife of cricketer Kamran Akmal. They got married in 2006.

When did Kamran Akmal retire from international cricket?

He announced retirement from international cricket in February, 2023.

Kamran Akmal’s favorite team in the Indian Premier League?

Chennai Super Kings is Kamran Akmal’s favorite team in the IPL.

Which team did Kamran Akmal represent in the Pakistan Super League?

From 2017-2022, he represented Peshawar Zalmi in the PSL. In 2017, he became the league’s leading run scorer and became the owner of Hanif Mohammad Award for best batter and also won the Imtiaz Ahmed award for best wicketkeeper as he got 12 dismissals while keeping.

Who are the siblings of Kamran Akmal?

Kamran Akmal has seven brothers and two of them are cricketers too, Adnan Akmal and Umar Akmal. He has a sister too.

Who is the cousin of Kamran Akmal?

Babar Azam is Kamran Akmal’s cousin.

Kamran Akmal’s favourite food

Mutton Biryani is his favourite food.

Players that inspired Kamran Akmal growing up?

Rashid Latif and Moin Khan.

Who are Kamran Akmal’s favorite Pakistani cricketers of all time?

Wasim Akram, Shoaib Akhtar, Waqar Younis, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Yousaf, Younis Khan, and Rashid Latif.

Most difficult bowler to handle while wicket-keeping?

Shahid Afridi due to his leg-spin talent.

Which actor does Kamran Akmal think could play him in a film?

Bilal Ashraf or Imran Ashraf.

Kamran Akmal’s favourite TV actor?

Mehwish Hayat

What is Kamran Akmal’s nickname?

He is called Kami.