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Faisal Iqbal

Faisal Iqbal

india Updated: May 07, 2003 23:15 IST

Born: 30 December 1981, Karachi, Sind
Batting Style: Right Hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right Arm Medium
Test Debut: Pakistan v New Zealand at Auckland, 1st Test, 2000/01
ODI Debut: Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Lahore, 3rd ODI, 1999/00

Faisal Iqbal is a middle-orderbatsmen for Pakistan. Being Javed Miandad's nephew, he was brought under a lot of criticism for being induced into a Test arena so soon.

But he proved everybody wrong with an aggressive run-a-ball 83in the first Test against Australia in Colombo in 2002-03. Besides that he has not lived to his reputation and not used his potential to the fullest.

Though, thefighting spiritthat Iqbalshowed suggests that he is destined for bigger things.

First Published: May 07, 2003 23:15 IST