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Mohammad Asif

Key facts

Full Name: Mohammad Asif
Born: December 20 1982 , Sheikhupura
County: Surrey
Other teams: Pakistan, Leicestershire
Batting Style: Left Hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right Arm Medium Fast

Biography

Joined Leicestershire as one of their overseas players in 2006 after initially impressing the county when he played for their second XI in 2004. The Foxes continued to monitor his progress and he made his Test debut against Australia at Sydney in January 2005, when he impressed the Pakistan management despite failing to take a wicket. He then shot to prominence during England’s winter tour in 2005 when he claimed 10 wickets during a warm-up match to help Pakistan A claim a surprise six-wicket victory. Was recalled to the Pakistan squad for the third and final Test in place of Shabbir Ah...

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