The Perfect all-Rounder “IMAD WASIM”


Cricket is the most dominated game nowadays as young generation take keen interest in playing cricket, similarly each player try to prove himself as the best in the team. The main impact any player create in the team is the all-round performance by any player.Cricket team becomes very strong if any all rounder perform at his best.Similarly, ImadWasim is known for his all-round performance.

Early life of Imad Wasim


Syed Imad Wasim Haider was born on 18 December 1988 in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales. He is 6feet and one inch tall. Imad Wasim is also a left-handed bowler and batsman. He became the first Welsh-born player to represent Pakistan and loves Pakistan very much. His father worked in the UK as an engineer. Wasim’s parents moved to Pakistan at his early age and he played consecutively first-class cricket there.

Early Career

Imad Wasim is one of the best all rounder cricketers in Pakistani team. He has keen interest in cricket in his early age. He played well in cricket. With the passage of time he polished his skills and improved in both batting and bowling. As he wanted to become an all rounder cricketer, he has to struggle hard in both of his fields. Although, it was very difficult task to perform well in both bowling and batting.   But Imad wasim not only achieve the target but also make him a cricket star and fulfill his dream of all rounder cricketers in the field of cricket.

International Career

Imad Wasim started his international career in 2006 U 19 cricket worldcup and also played first class cricket. Imad Wasim made his debut in Pakistan international cricket team on 24 May 2015 in a T20 match against Zimbabwe. He made his ODI debut on 19 July 2015 against Sri Lanka. Imad Wasim came in the lime light during his left arm orthodox bowling. Then he was selected in the team of Pakistan squad for the ICC World twenty20. The perfect all rounder player produces different variations in his bowling. In 2016 series against West Indies he proved as the best opening bowler in a T20 format as he attained 5 wickets haul. The middle order batting ask him to perform as he considered to the hard hitting batsman and provide quick runs to Pakistan in last few over.


 In domestic scenario Imad performed in different leagues as for Karachi kings in Pakistan Super League, Jamaica Tallawahs in Caribbean Premier League. In the national format Imad performed for Islamabad Leopards and Punjab Badshah. 2017 proved to be best for Imad Wasim as he attained Number 1 ranks as an all rounder in ICC rankings. He was also the best player for Pakistan in the year 2017 when Imad was playing for Pakistan in the International trophy, he beat India. In the match against India he scored 25 in 21 deliveries including a six and a boundary. Imad helped Pakistani team in which they scored 338. This total was more enough for Pakistan to defeat India in the International Champion Trophy.  In the present scenario Imad is the vice captain of Pakistan T20 cricket team.

Imad performed in 2017 champions’ trophy, won by Pakistan. Unfortunately, 2018 does not proved to be the best for him as he is injured and not included in the series against New Zealand. All the eyes are on his captaincy for Karachi kings in PSL season 3; remember Imad Wasim was the captain of ICC U19 world cup 2006 which was won by Pakistan. So, despite of all the performance of Imad matters in any format of cricket. Recent year proved to be the best for this young guy and 2018 is expecting much greater performance as an all rounder from him.

Controversies and Scandals  

In 2017, an Afghan born woman claimed that she has relationship with Imad Wasim. She said that they have met with each other in London. And also said that they have illegal relation with each other and he has promised to merry with her. She sends her pictures with Imad on social media that whirled in the world. Many media persons inquired from Imad about the news. In response to them he said there is not such kind of relation with each other. He also said the she is only her fan and want to blackmail him on the media only to get media attention. In response to him she shared some chatting messages on watsapp, proving that they were in contact with each other she also shared some audio messages that were by Imad to her. In those recordings or messages that were sent by him according to her it is clearly seen and listened that they had illegal relationship with each others.  In same way, she had sent videos in which Imad Wasim’s account was clearly shown. Despite of all those messages, recordings and videos Imad Wasim said that they were fake and she wants to get media attraction.

Award 

Imad wasim was awarded by the Pakistan Cricket Board in 2017 as the best player of the year. Although, it is not enough easy for any player to get award but Imad Wasim got that award.  He is also known as the best player in the field of cricket. Similarly, he is the one out of thirty-three players to be awarded a central contract for the 2018-2019 seasons by the Pakistan Cricket Board(PCB).

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