Iftikhar Ahmed is a Pakistani cricketer. On September 3, 1990, he was born in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Iftikhar Ahmed is a right-handed bowler and hits with his right arm off-break. He serves in the Pakistan cricket squad as a batting all-rounder.
Iftikhar Ahmed is a right-handed batsman who mostly bats for the team. He scored many runs for the teams in both local and international cricket. He can also bowl right-arm off break and spin/pace on occasion. He is a very good defender who can play everywhere on the pitch. He shines at catching as well as ground fielding.
Iftikhar Ahmed Profile
|Date of Birth||03-Sep-90|
|Current City||KPK Peshawer|
|Birth Place||KPK Peshawer|
|Role in Team||All-rounder|
|Coach or Mentor||N/A|
|Jersey / Shirt Number||95|
|Test Debut||11 Aug 2016 vs England|
|ODI Debut||13 Nov 2015 vs. England|
|T20 Debut||4 March 2016 vs. Sri Lanka|
|Test Cap Number||221|
|ODI Cap Number||207|
|T20 Cap Number||69|
|Major Teams||Pakistan, Islamabad United, Karachi Kings, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Fighters, North West Frontier Province, Pakistan A, Pakistan Cricket Board Patron’s XI, Peshawar, Peshawar Panthers, Peshawar Zalmi Punjab (Pakistan)Sindh, Sui Gas Corporation of Pakistan, Water and Power Development Authority|
|Height||6 feet, 183 cm, 1.83 m, 72 Inches|
|Weight||75 Kg Approx|
- Approx 5 Lac Per Month
- Net Worth of 1 Million USD
Partner and Family
|Wife or Girl Friend||N/A|
At a young age, Iftikhar Ahmed demonstrated his prowess as a batsman. In the Faysal Bank T20 Cup in Lahore in 2010, he played his debut T20 game.
Although he failed to impress in his initial outings, his general statistics in domestic T20s paint a spectacular narrative. He had appeared in 60 games, scoring 1,337 runs and supplying 13 wickets.
Iftikhar Ahmad initially performed in 2010 for Peshawar Panthers. Then participated in the WAPDA team from 2011 to 2018. Ahmed was the top run-scorer in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy of the 2017–18 season in his 2017 cricket debut for Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited. He played 11 games and totaled 735 runs.
He debuted in the 2016–17 Regional One-Day Cup on January 27, 2017. He scored 131 not out and three wickets for just 12 runs. In that competition, Ahmed and Gauhar Ali were both selected as the man of the match. Ahmed was the top run-scorer in the 2017 Pakistan Cup with 244 runs in just 4 games and played for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
He played for the Sindh team in the 2018 Pakistan Cup. He played as the opening batsman in this event and scored 116 runs against Baluchistan. Sind was picked the game’s man of the match after leading his team to a 12-run victory.
Ahmed debuted for Pakistan A side in the two-day match against England in October 2015, where he once again won as the team’s top scorer.
Pakistan Super League
He participated in 2016–19 for the Karachi King. In 2017, he later joined the Peshawar Zalmi team. In 2018, he left Peshawar Zalmi and joined Islamabad United.
Ahmed recently participated in the Pakistan Super League’s 2020 player auction. Starting in 2020, he played for Karachi King Squad in his first T20 franchise match. In 2018, he also participated in the Afghanistan Premier League.