Fawad Alam shines in English county
LONDON - Fawad Alam has long been in the news for being ignored by the PCB Selection Committee despite being one of the most consistent run-getters in the domestic circuit. The left-hander is currently in the United Kingdom playing for his team Clitheroe in the Lancashire League T20 <link> .
The all-rounder’s team was up against Walsden in the tournament’s quarter-final on July 06, 2018 in which Fawad smashed 89 off just 46 balls, his best score in the Lancashire League T20, to post a total of 256 on the board.
Batting first, Fawad Alam shared a 142-run stand with Peter Dibb, who went on to score an unbeaten 105 from 58 balls. The Pro category player hit 4 sixes and 13 fours in his impressive knock.
The opponent team was bowled out for 190 in 19 overs with Fawad Alam displaying his all-round abilities by claiming 2 wickets. Clitheroe stormed into the semi-final of the tournament following their victory over Walsden by 66 runs.
Fawad Alam has lived up to the expectations as a consistent scorer even in the English conditions <link>, however, against the second-grade teams.
In the previous league game against Accrington, Fawad Alam helped his team chase a target of 145 with his belligerent half-century (63 off 42).
Even before that, Fawad smacked an aggressive 49 while also claiming 2 wickets to down East Lancashire by 7 wickets.
In the 13 matches Fawad has played this season, he has scored 601 runs, including 7 fifties, at an average of 66.77 and a strike rate of 149.87. In addition, the all-rounder has 22 wickets to his name at an astonishing average of 12.04 and an economy rate of 5.55 with best of 4-5.