Mujahid Jamshed – Former Middle Order Pakistani Batsman
Middle-order right-handed batsman Mujahid Jamshed was born on 1 December 1971, in the small city of Muridke, Punjab. He is a former Pakistani cricketer who played four ODIs between Jan 7, till 18, 1997. Mujahid Jamshed was called by selectors into the Pakistan squad which was touring Australia for Carlton and United triangular series in 1996/97. The third team was West Indies, however, under Wasim Akram’s captaincy, Pakistan won the triangular tournament first time and made history in Australia.
Mujahid Jamshed played for Gujranwala Cricket Association, Habib Bank Limited, Islamabad Cricket Association, Lahore, Pakistan Automobiles Corporation, Pakistan University Grants Commission, Rawalpindi, Sargodha, and Sheikhupura Cricket Association.
In the domestic circuit, Mujahid Jamshed was a very successful and prolific batsman, having scored plenty of runs for several teams. but unfortunately, he didn’t prove himself at the highest level. His international career lasts only 11 days, in which he represented Pakistan in 4 ODI’s, in which he scored just 27 runs at a mere average of 13.50, with the highest score of 23 runs. He made his ODI debut against Aussies at Hobart and score 23 runs in 46 balls with the help of 2 boundaries.
In the next three matches, he didn’t perform up to selectors’ expectations and eventually dropped and did not consider again for any selections. Jamshed can bowl part-time Medium Pace / Off spin bowling, having 1 for 6 in 4 overs on ODI debut. Also, he was an excellent fielder, can field anywhere on the ground.
Mujahid Jamshed played 127 first-class games, scored 6,376 runs at 32.20 with the highest score of 196, including 16 hundred, and 29 fifties. As a fielder, he took the 54 catches. In the List A career, he played 84 matches and scored 1,820 runs at 23.33 with the help of one hundred and 9 fifties, 128* was his highest score. The veteran batsman completed his coaching certification and is hoping to have a chance to serve Pakistan cricket. Here you can see his stats at Cricinfo.