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Umar Gul

Born Apr 14, 1984

Umar Gul is a Pakistani right arm fast medium bowler in cricket who has played Test matches, One Day Internationals and Twenty20 Internationals for the Pakistani cricket team. He has gained fame as one of the most successful bowlers in Twenty20 cricket finishing as the leading wicket taker and bowler in both the 2007 and 2009 Twenty20 World Championship tournaments.… Read More

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    Razzaq Snubbed From Preliminary T20 Squad
    The Express Tribune Blogs - Jan 20, 2014
  • Umar Gul Keen To Impress Pak Selectors With Performance In Domestic T20 Event
    Yahoo News - Nov 30, 2013
  • Afghan Quick Hails Pak's Umar Gul For Providing Inspiration, Help
    Yahoo News - Nov 27, 2013
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    South Africa Series: ‘Tried And Tested’ On The Roster Again
    The Express Tribune Blogs - Sep 15, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Umar Gul.


1984 Birth Born in 1984.


2003 19 Years Old 1 More Event
Gul was first called up for the team in April 2003, playing four one-day matches at the Cherry Blossom Sharjah Cup against Zimbabwe, Kenya and Sri Lanka, where he took four wickets, and he was in and out of the one-day team after that tournament.


2006 22 Years Old 1 More Event
After a length injury lay-off, which kept him out of international cricket for nearly two years, Gul returned to the Pakistan fold in 2006. … Read More
…  He got his opportunity with the absence of Shoaib Akhtar and Abdul Razzaq in the 2007 ICC World Twenty20 held in South Africa. … Read More
Shortly after making a six-month come-back from a shoulder injury in July 2010 Gul picked up a hamstring injury against England in August but it wasn't too serious and he only missed the two Test matches. … Read More
2011 27 Years Old The spell made him the first bowler in history to take a five wickets in a Twenty20 international, and he held the record of best T20I bowling figures until 8 August 2011, when surpassed by Ajantha Mendis (6/16). … Read More
2012 28 Years Old On 30 May 2012, Pakistan Army raided Umar Gul's house in Peshawar and arrested his brother on the charge of hiding a wanted militant.
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