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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.