Saqlain Mushtaq

Former Pakistani International Cricketer & Leading Cricket Speaker

Saqlain Mushtaq is a Pakistani cricketer. He is best known for pioneering the ‘doosra‘, a leg break delivery bowled with an off break action. Saqlain has not been active in international cricket since 2004. A right-arm off break bowler, Saqlain played 49 Test matches and 169 One Day Internationals for Pakistan, between 1995 and 2004. He took 208 Test and 288 ODIs wickets. He also scored Test Match century, against New Zealand, in March 2001.

Saqlain was the quickest bowler in history of ODI to reach 100 wickets. He is also the youngest bowler to take 100 wickets and 200 wickets in ODI cricket. On 28 May 2016, Saqlain Mushtaq was appointed by the ECB as England’s spin consultant for the home series against Pakistan.

On 29 October 2016, the ECB decided to use Saqlain’s services to prepare England team for the test series against India. On 13 November 2016, it was announced that he will remain with the England team until the end of the third Test in Mohali after agreeing an extension to his deal with the ECB.

To book Saqlain Mushtaq as the cricket speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Saqlain is known to cover the following topics:

  • Drive & Determination
  • Peak Performance
  • Overcoming Adversity
  • Leadership & Teamwork