Imran Butt was born on 27 December 1995 in Lahore, Pakistan. He turns out for Balochistan in domestic cricket. Butt made his Test debut versus South Africa in January 2021.
Pakistan, Badureliya Sports Club, Balochistan, Lahore Eagles, Lahore Whites, Lahore Lions, Lahore Shalimar, Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited, Pakistan Under-19, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan Under-23, Lahore Qalandars, North West Warriors, Pakistan Shaheens
In September 2019, Balochistan chose Butt in their team for the 2019-20 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy. He ended up as the tournament’s top run-scorer, amassing 934 runs in 9 games.
In June 2020, Butt was selected as a reserve player for Pakistan’s England tour during the summer. In November 2020, Pakistan picked him in their squad for their New Zealand tour. He finally made his Test debut on 26 January 2021 versus South Africa in Karachi.
Butt has played a solitary Test to date in which he scored 21 runs in two innings at a 10.50 average and a 38.18 strike rate. He took 3 catches in this match.
Butt hasn’t featured in any ODIs.
He hasn’t starred in any T20Is to date.
Records and Facts
Butt has featured in 73 first-class matches to date in which he has cracked 4,499 runs at a 35.70 average and a 51.90 strike rate with 23 fifties and 10 hundreds. Butt’s highest first-class score is 214. He has taken 81 catches in this format.
Butt has appeared in 38 List A games in which he has clobbered 1,305 runs at a 37.28 average and a 75.30 scoring rate with 8 fifties and 2 hundreds. Butt’s highest List A score is 104. He has taken 9 catches in this format.
Butt has starred in 16 T20 matches in which he has smashed 135 runs at a 13.50 average and a 91.21 strike rate. Butt’s highest score in a T20 game is 37. He has taken 8 catches in this format.
Last List A Match
Imran Butt’s last List A game was on 24 October 2018 when he turned out for Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited against Khan Research Laboratories in the Quaid-e-Azam One-Day Cup. In this match, Sui Northern Gas Pipelines batted first and scored 238 in 49.5 overs. Butt opened the innings and stroked 7 runs off 16 balls with 1 four.
Khurram Shehzad was the top scorer for the Sui team, cracking 49 off 64 balls with 4 fours. Khan Research Laboratories’ target was changed to 212 runs from 46 overs but they could make only 207/7 in the allotted overs to narrowly lose the game by 4 runs by the Duckworth-Lewis method.