New Delhi: Fawad Alam is a young Pakistani cricketer who is tipped to be the future of Pakistan cricket. In Asia cup he came in to bat when his team was in deep trouble he steered his team out of trouble with a a ton and a fifty.He is left-handed batsman but bowls handy slow left-arm orthodox. His father Tariq had a long first class career in Pakistan.Making his first class debut at the age of 17, Fawad played with Pakistan Customs and Karachi. He impressed enough to be selected to play in the U-19 World Cup, which Pakistan won.Fawad starred in the 2006\u201307 domestic season, finishing as the fifth highest run scorer in the Quaid-e-Azam trophy. He took a 5 wicket haul in the Twenty20 Cup final which earned him Man of the Match and was also named Man of the Series, Best Batsman and Best Bowler.After Pakistan's disappointing World Cup campaign, Alam was drafted into a 16-man squad for a One Day International series against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi. His debut in the 3rd ODI was one to forget.His second One-day International was a better experience, as he contributed 32 unbeaten runs down the order as Pakistan beat India by 31 runs in Jaipur.In between those two matches, he travelled to South Africa as part of Pakistan's squad for the 2007 ICC World Twenty20 tournament. He played in the semi-final, taking two wickets against New Zealand.In Asia Cricket Cup in June 2008, he scored his maiden half century against Hong Kong.In July 2009, Fawad became the first Pakistani cricketer to score a Test century on debut away from home, and the tenth to score a century on debut. In the second innings of the Second test against Sri Lanka, Fawad scored 168. This is the second highest score on debut for Pakistan.In October 2008, he was selected for the quadrangular Twenty20 International tournament to be played in Canada between Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Zimbabwe and hosts Canada In the 4th match of the tournament, he hit 23 from just 8 balls with 3 sixes.