Azeem Ghumman (27) is a prolific batsman who burst onto first-class scene as a 16-year-old in December 2007 and has, until recently been seen as a player destined for international honours. He hit his maiden hundred (109) in only his second first-class match and has since scored over 4,000 first-class runs, with 8 hundreds including a highest score of 199.
Ghumman has achieved considerable success in the game. He has captained the Hyderabad region and played for Pakistan at both Under-17 and 19 level. He skippered the latter on the tours to Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe, where was the leading run-scorer. A few months prior, he toured Australia with the Pakistan A side and impressed and then in August 2010, was selected to captain the A side on the tour to Sri Lanka.
Ghumman was first noticed when finishing as the leading run-scorer in the Inter-District Under-19 Tournament in 2007/09 with 381 runs at 95.25\. Included in this tally was an outstanding innings – an undefeated 326 which was scored in a single day (83-overs). To show his all-round skills, he took the most wickets for his province with 10 wickets at 10.30 including a best bowling of 5-64.