25-year-old bowling all-rounder from Sialkot in Pakistan Amad Butt bowls right-arm fast and bats right-handed. Selected to play for Pakistan in the U-19 World Cup in 2014, Amad made his first-class debut in 2015. Impressive performance with the ball playing for Habib Bank Ltd in the 2017–18 season of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy got Butt selected to represent Federal Areas in the Pakistan Cup in 2018.
Pakistan, Balochistan, Federally Administered Tribal Areas, Habib Bank Limited, Lahore Whites, Pakistan A, Pakistan Emerging, Punjab Pakistan, Sialkot Stallions, Pakistan Under-19, Jamaica Tallawahs, Pakistan Under-23, Islamabad United, Falcon Hunters
Balochistan selected Butt to represent them in the Pakistan Cup in 2019, in which he shone with the ball. Later that year, he played for Balochistan in the 2019-20 edition of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy competition. In October 2019, the Pakistan Cricket Board included Butt in their list of six players to consider for selection before the upcoming National T20 Cup competition in the 2019-20 season. A month later, Butt was a part of the Pakistan team for the Asian Cricket Council’s Emerging Teams Asia Cup hosted by Bangladesh. In January 2020, PCB named Butt in the Pakistan team for the T20I series versus Bangladesh. In November, later that year, Butt found himself in the 35-strong national side’s tour of New Zealand.
Amad is yet to play Test cricket.
Butt has not yet played a one-day international game.
Amad is yet to make his T20I debut.
Records and Facts
In the U-19 World Cup, Butt shared an 8th-wicket stand of 63 with Zafar Gohar in the semifinal versus England to help his side to victory. In the final that Pakistan lost to South Africa, Butt became the top scorer with an unbeaten 37. His 39 wickets in eight games made Butt Habib Bank’s highest wicket-taker in the 2017–18 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy. With 15 scalps in nine games, he was the team’s most prolific wicket-taker in the 2018–19 Quaid-e-Azam One Day Cup. Playing for Balochistan in the 2019 Pakistan Cup, he took 5 wickets in 10 matches to emerge the joint-highest wicket-taker. In his fledgling first-class career, Butt has performed creditably with both bat and ball. In 38 first-class games, he has scored 1286 runs at 23.38 with one ton and five fifties, including his top score of 106. Butt has also taken 123 wickets at 23.65 with his best bowling figures of 6/57 in an innings. In 56 list A matches, Amad has scored 670 runs at 19.14 with two fifties, including the top score of 59. He has also taken 76 wickets at 31.57 with the best bowling figures of 5/54.