Was Muhammad Asif a good bowler?

Was Muhammad Asif a good bowler?

His spell was of 5 for 76 named as the third-best Test bowling performance of the year by ESPNCricinfo voters. Following the 2–1 test series loss against South Africa, Pakistan captain Inzamam-Ul-Haq praised Asif’s performance, “Asif has immaculate length control and a natural ability to swing the ball both ways.

Where is cricketer Mohammad Asif now?

Plan to open cricket academy in America, Pakistan bowler who was unplayable at his peak says. Pakistan seamer Mohammad Asif has revealed that he plans to open a cricket academy in the United States. Since he has been playing cricket in the country, Asif now wants to help develop cricket in America.

What is the meaning Asif?

Asif (Arabic: عاصف‎)(Hebrew: אסיף‎) is an Arabic masculine given name meaning, “strong”, “powerful”, “fierce”, “stormy”, “forgiveness”, “kind”.

Why did Asif leave cricket?

One of the finest seamers of his time, Asif’s career in competitive cricket came to an end after he was banned by the ICC for five years for indulging in the 2010 spot-fixing scandal in England.

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Why did Cricket stop in Pakistan?

From 2009 to 2019 Pakistan was unable to host international matches in Pakistan after the terror attack on the touring Sri Lanka cricket team. This decade led to little or no international cricket taking place in Pakistan and Pakistan played its home series in the UAE (specifically Dubai and Abu Dhabi).

What is lucky number of Asif?

Asif Name Meaning

Name Asif
Lucky Number 8
Language Arabic
Religion Muslim
Lucky Days Tuesday, Thursday

What is mean by Asif in Urdu?

Asif name meaning is “be competent”. Asif name meaning in Urdu is “قابل آدمی”.

What is the meaning of spot-fixing in cricket?

Spot-fixing refers to illegal activity in a sport where a specific part of a game is fixed. Examples include something as minor as timing a no ball or wide delivery in cricket or timing the first throw-in or corner in association football.

How many wickets did Mohammad Asif take abroad?

Asif claimed 19 wickets abroad in Pakistan’s test series against South Africa in 2007. This feat lifted him to eighth in the LG ICC Test player rankings after only nine appearances – equalling the record for the fewest matches taken by a Pakistan bowler to reach the top 10, shared by Waqar Younis and Pervez Sajjad.

Why was Mohammad Asif removed from Pakistan cricket team?

In 2010, Asif was ranked second leading Test bowler, just behind Dale Steyn. In 2006, Asif was involved in controversy after he tested positive for anabolic steroid Nandrolone, leading to the imposition of a ban which was later overturned on appeal. He was later withdrawn from Pakistan’s World Cup squad with an unrelated injury.

Are there any Pakistani fast bowlers as smart as Mohammad Asif?

Few Pakistani fast bowlers have been as wily and smart as Mohammad Asif, though fewer have been as prone to scandal and controversy off the field. Neither claim can easily be made given the rich competition.

Where did Mohammad Asif play his first Test?

With the ability to swing the ball both in the air and off the wicket, Mohammad Asif was another wonderful bowler who came out of Pakistan’s long assembly line of producing fast bowlers, until controversies destroyed him. Asif’s debut Test was against Australia at Sydney and it was not a memorable occasion.