Sohaib Maqsood is one of the key batsmen in Pakistan team. He is categorized as the fifth Pakistani batsman to score fifties in his first two ODI innings. He has been selected in the Pakistan's squad for the World Cup 2015. Former cricketers are comparing him with legendary batsman inzamam. Sohaib Maqsood is a rising star of Pakistan cricket as big things are expected from him. He is the fifth Pakistan batsman to score half century in his first two ODI innings. He made his international debut in 2013, whereas he made his first-class debut back in 2004. He used to be an off spinner during that time when he used to bat at No. 11 and bowled 16 wickets less overs on debut. He made a fine comeback to first-class cricket in the year 2007-08 and showed his skills as a middle-order batsman, scoring 537 runs at average of 53.70 runs. His cricketing statistics in that season were even more impressive with 944 runs at an average of 78 runs and a strike rate of 105. He booked his place in Pakistan's Twenty20 squad for the matches in Zimbabwe, and subsequently for the ODIs against South Africa in the UAE.
Sohaib Maqsood’s strength lies in his off-side stroke play with a back-foot. His ODI debut score was 56 runs off 54 balls against the deadly South African bowling attack of Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel and Lonwabo Tsotsobe, and followed that up with 53 when no other Pakistan batsman scored more than 30.
Sohaib Maqsood has truly depicted the talent and calmness that the Pakistani middle order requires. In the recent domestic tournament Sohaib Maqsood playing as a member of Baluchistan Warriors scored brilliant match winning hundred in the semi final match. He has spell bound the spectators by striking performance and has booked his place in the upcoming World Cup 2015. Sohaib Maqsood can be the triumph card for Pakistan in the World Cup as the skipper Misbah Ul Haq entrusting him with the significant role as the number 4 batsmen in the team.
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