On this splendid Sunday, the esteemed Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has graciously unveiled the significant retirements of the illustrious fast bowler Ehsan Adil and the distinguished all-rounder Hammad Azam.
Ehsan’s Test debut occurred in February 2013 at Centurion, where he faced South Africa. He subsequently participated in two other Test matches and six One-Day Internationals until 2015. During these matches, he achieved five wickets in the Test format and four in the One-Day International format. Before making his debut in the national men’s team, Ehsan had the opportunity to represent Pakistan in the ICC Men’s U19 Cricket World Cup he Australia in 2012. From March 2012 to October 2021, the individual in question participated in 67 first-class matches, during which they achieved 245 wickets. Additionally, they participated in 67 List A matches, accumulating 98 wickets, and 68 T20 matches, securing 86 wickets.
A versatile player, Hammad Azam represented Pakistan in the ICC Men’s U19 Cricket World Cup 2010 held in New Zealand. The individual in question participated in 11 One Day Internationals (ODIs) between 2011 and 2015, during which they achieved a batting score of 80 runs and secured two wickets. They also took part in five Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) during the same period, accumulating a batting score of 34 runs. The individual’s domestic career extended from December 2008 to June 2021, during which he participated in 107 first-class matches, accumulating 4,953 runs and taking 186 wickets. Additionally, he played 114 List A matches, scoring 2,362 runs and claiming 91 wickets. Furthermore, he participated in 98 T20 matches, scoring 1,361 runs and taking 75 wickets.
The PCB congratulated the two individuals for their notable contributions to cricket. Additionally, the organization extended its well wishes for their future endeavors.