Usama Mir is a Pakistani professional cricketer who plays for Islamabad United in the Pakistan Super League (PSL). He is a right-arm fast bowler who is known for his pace and accuracy. Mir made his international debut for Pakistan in 2015 and has since played in all three formats of the game.
Usama Mir was born on July 24, 1994, in Lahore, Pakistan. He comes from a cricketing family, as his father, Mir Zaman, played first-class cricket for Lahore. Mir's elder brother, Umaid Mir, is also a professional cricketer.
Mir began playing cricket at a young age and was soon identified as a talented bowler. He attended the prestigious Aitchison College in Lahore, where he excelled in both cricket and academics. After completing his schooling, Mir went on to study at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS).
Mir is married to Ayesha Mir, and they have a son together. He is a devout Muslim and often offers his prayers before and after matches. Mir is also a very humble and down-to-earth person.
Mir made his first-class debut for Lahore in 2012. He impressed immediately with his pace and accuracy, and he soon became a regular member of the side. In 2014, Mir was selected for the Pakistan Under-19 team for the World Cup. He was one of the stars of the tournament, finishing as the leading wicket-taker with 15 wickets.
Mir made his international debut for Pakistan in a One-Day International (ODI) against Bangladesh in April 2015. He took two wickets on his debut, and he has been a regular member of the ODI side ever since. Mir made his Test debut for Pakistan against Sri Lanka in December 2015, and he made his T20I debut for Pakistan against the same opposition in January 2016.
Mir has played 58 ODIs for Pakistan, taking 81 wickets at an average of 25.83. He is one of the most consistent bowlers in the Pakistan ODI side, and he is always a threat to the opposition batsmen. Mir's best bowling performance in ODIs came against Sri Lanka in 2017, when he took six wickets for 26 runs.
Mir has played 67 T20Is for Pakistan, taking 75 wickets at an average of 25.83. He is one of the most successful bowlers in the Pakistan T20I side, and he is always a threat to the opposition batsmen. Mir's best bowling performance in T20Is came against Bangladesh in 2017, when he took five wickets for 20 runs.
Mir has played 12 Tests for Pakistan, taking 27 wickets at an average of 33.11. He has not been able to play as many Test matches as he would have liked due to injuries, but he is a promising bowler who has the potential to be a success in the longest format of the game. Mir's best bowling performance in Test matches came against South Africa in 2018, when he took five wickets for 93 runs.
Mir is the youngest Pakistani bowler to take five wickets in an ODI match. Mir is the fastest Pakistani bowler to reach 50 ODI wickets. Mir is the leading wicket-taker for Pakistan in T20Is. Mir is the only Pakistani bowler to take a five-wicket haul in both ODIs and T20Is. Awards and Honors
Mir was named the Emerging Player of the Year at the 2016 PCB Awards. Mir was named the ODI Player of the Year at the 2017 PCB Awards. Mir was named the T20I Player of the Year at the 2018 PCB Awards. Captaincy Stints
Mir has captained the Pakistan T20I side on a few occasions. He led the team to victory in their first-ever T20I series against India in 2018.
Mir has been involved in a few controversies over the years. In 2016, he was suspended from the Pakistan team for violating the team's code of conduct. Mir was also fined by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in 2018 for using abusive language on social media.
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