Zeeshan Malik (born 26 December 1996) is an opening batsman. His T20 debut was for Rawalpindi in September 2016 in the National T20 Cup. Earlier, he was a part of the Pakistani squad in the 2016 U-19 World Cup.
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Zeeshan played his maiden first-class match for Rawalpindi in October 2016 in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy. In December 2018, Pakistan picked him in their squad for the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup. Later, in March 2019, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa selected him in their team for the 2019 Pakistan Cup. Next, in November 2020, Pakistan included Zeeshan in their 35-player squad for their New Zealand tour.
Zeeshan hasn’t played in any Tests to date.
He is yet to make his ODI debut.
Zeeshan hasn’t starred in any T20Is to date.
Records and Facts
As of February 2021, Zeeshan has appeared in 19 first-class matches in which he has stroked 1,098 runs at a 30.50 average and a 67.69 scoring rate with 6 fifties and 1 hundred. Zeeshan’s highest score in a first-class innings is 216. He has taken 13 catches in this format.
Zeeshan has featured in 17 List A matches to date in which he has cracked 629 runs at a 37.00 average and an 87.11 scoring rate with 3 hundreds. Zeeshan’s highest score in a List A game is 149. He has taken 3 catches in these matches.
Zeeshan has starred in 16 T20 matches to date, smashing 463 runs at a 28.93 average and a 120.88 strike rate with 4 fifties. Zeeshan’s highest T20 score is 84. He has taken 6 catches in this format.
Latest First-Class Match
Zeeshan’s latest first-class game was for Northern (Pakistan) against Sindh in November 2020 in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy. Northern won the match by 128 runs. However, Zeeshan had a bad outing failing in both innings. He scored 10 in the first essay and 6 in the second.
Latest List A Match
Zeeshan’s latest List A match was on 26 January 2021 for Northern (Pakistan) against Southern Punjab in the Pakistan Cup. Northern batted first and scored 337/8 in 50 overs. Zeeshan contributed 15 off 23 balls with 1 four and 1 six. Rohail Nazir was the top scorer with 88 off 71 balls.
Northern then bundled out Southern Punjab for 293 runs to win handily by 44 runs. Salman Irshad, Muhammad Musa and Hammad Azam bagged 2 wickets each for Northern to facilitate the victory.