Zulqarnain Haider on Pakistan Performance in Cricket Worldcup 2011
Zulqarnain Haider (Urdu: ذولقرنین حیدر, born 23 April 1986 in Karachi) is a former Pakistan under 19 wicketkeeper and second-choice wicket-keeper for the Pakistan national cricket team. He is generally regarded as being the reserve keeper to Kamran Akmal and has represented Pakistan in just one Test cricket match aside from playing 4 One day cricket games. The right-hander represents both Lahore Blues and Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited in Pakistani domestic cricket. He made his debut in Twenty20 International in place of the injured Kamran Akmal he scored 5 runs and took two vital catches as Wicket-Keeper. However because Akmal was performing consistently Haider did not get a chance to perform also Sarfraz Ahmed had made a claim as Pakistan's reserve keeper three years later He made his Test cricket debut in the second Test against England on 6 August 2010 (his first match for Pakistan since 2007) and scored a first ball duck with the bat in the first innings. However, he had a much better game in comparison with the gloves, bagging three catches. In the second innings, he batted extremely well scoring his maiden Test fifty, thus rescuing the team from an innings defeat. He eventually made 88 off 200 balls. He was given out leg before wicket first ball in the second innings but requested a video referral, which showed that the umpire's decision was incorrect, and he was allowed to continue batting. Many analysts also applauded him for showing a game of <b>...</b>
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