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Umar Akmal-Hero or Zero?

Where do you see him come a few years

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Prince EWS

Global Moderator
Far too much analysis on this bloke in general IMO. He's a talented stroke-maker with a high ceiling who is yet to fully grasp the intricacies of building an innings and mentally toughening to the prospect of Test cricket - just like a lot of young batsmen. There's not too much more to it than that. His career could go either way and your guess is as good as mine. :p
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An amusing player. Who threatens to be good on occasion, but more often than not is crap. Not often a dull moment with him though.


State Regular
The best Pakistani talent that I have seen in my life. I remember both Inzi and Saeed from their first International seasons. In Umar in first almost 2 seasons has appeared twice as better and capable than Inzi and saeed did in their first couple of seasons.


Global Moderator
Rather poor character. I hope he does not stick around in test cricket though I think he's talented.


International Coach
The Home of CricketArchive

He's another case of being selected too soon looking at his first class stats he had one awesome season and followed it up with a mediocre season before his selection. His int career is following the same pattern.Pakistan domestic cricket is off quite low quality until or unless a batsman gives you 2-3 consistent seasons I don't think they should be considered for international selection.


International Vice-Captain
I think he will realise his potential and have an amazing year, but then get banned from cricket for some reason.