A player’s performance against a team is special. This player also used to bring his best performance against the Indian team.
Aaqib Javed played 22 Tests and 163 ODIs for Pakistan.
One thing is often seen in cricket. A player has a lot of attachment to a particular ground or a particular team. He always performs well in that team or on that ground. If we talk about the Indian cricket team, then there are many such examples, but in his short career like Sadagopan Ramesh always performed well against Pakistan. In the same way, there is a player from Pakistan who showed his brilliant game in every match against the Indian team. This player of Pakistan cricket team also has a birthday on this day i.e. 5th August. He was born in the year 1972 in Sheikhupura, Punjab.
In fact, Aaqib Javed, a member of the Pakistan Cricket Team, played his first ODI match at the age of just 16, while his Test debut was at the age of 17. Aaqib Javed was the only player who played a key role in Pakistan’s victory over England in the 1992 World Cup final. In this match, he spent only 27 runs in his ten overs and took the wickets of Elk Stewart and Neil Fairbrother. But we are talking about their protest against India. He took seven wickets for 37 runs against India in Sharjah in 1991-92. Which at that time was the record for the best bowling in ODI history.
54 wickets in 39 ODIs against India
Aaqib Javed took 54 wickets in 39 ODIs against the Indian team. Even out of the six Man of the Match awards of his career, four were won against India. On 25 October 1991, Aaqib also took a hat-trick in the ODI match against India. Then his age was only 19 years. After retirement, he took up the responsibility of coaching from 2009 to 2012 and joined the Pakistan cricket team in supporting roles. He later signed a three-year contract as the coach of the American cricket team. Aaqib Javed took 54 wickets in 22 test matches for Pakistan. At the same time, in 163 ODIs, he showed the way to the pavilion to 182 batsmen of the opposing team.
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