Nasser Hussain      

Full name Nasser Hussain

Born March 28, 1968, Madras (now Chennai), India

Current age 48 years 150 days

Major teams England, Essex

Nickname Nashwan

Playing role Top-order batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Other Commentator

Height 6 ft 0 in

Education Forest School, Snaresbrook,; Durham University

Relation Father - R Jawad Hussain, Brother - M Hussain, Brother - A Hussain, Nephew - R Hussain

Nasser Hussain
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 96 171 16 5764 207 37.18 14272 40.38 14 33 734 24 67 0
ODIs 88 87 10 2332 115 30.28 3481 66.99 1 16 208 15 40 0
First-class 334 545 53 20698 207 42.06 52 108 350 0
List A 363 339 47 10732 161* 36.75 10 72 161 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 96 1 30 15 0 - - - 3.00 - 0 0 0
ODIs 88 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 334 312 323 2 1/38 161.50 6.21 156.0 0 0
List A 363 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut West Indies v England at Kingston, Feb 24-Mar 1, 1990 scorecard
Last Test England v New Zealand at Lord's, May 20-24, 2004 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England v Pakistan at Nagpur, Oct 30, 1989 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v England at Port Elizabeth, Mar 2, 2003 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut 1987
Last First-class England v New Zealand at Lord's, May 20-24, 2004 scorecard
List A debut 1987
Last List A Scotland v Essex at Edinburgh, May 5, 2004 scorecard
Profile

Brought up by his Indian-born, Essex-based coach of a father with the ambition to represent England, Nasser Hussain's desire was such that he was prepared to forgo his natural style - opening the face of the bat, running the ball to third man - to succeed at Test level. His success was a triumph of willpower over several technical deficiencies including a dominant bottom hand and unorthodox leg and head positions which led him to lean back in the drive.

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Sep 13, 2015

Reece Topley receives his ODI cap from Nasser Hussain, England v Australia, 5th ODI, Old Trafford, September 13, 2015

Reece Topley receives his ODI cap from Nasser Hussain

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Nov 21, 2013

Michael Atherton, Nasser Hussain and Ian Ward at a Sky Sports analysis show, Brisbane, November 21, 2013

Michael Atherton, Nasser Hussain and Ian Ward at a Sky Sports analysis show

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Oct 3, 2013

Moeen Ali is interviewed by Nasser Hussain at the PCA Player of the Year awards, London, October 3, 2013

Moeen Ali is interviewed by Nasser Hussain at the PCA Player of the Year awards

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Notes

Awarded the OBE on 31st December 2001

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2003

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street - Aug 23-26
Durham 207 Warwickshire 344/7 (116 ov)
Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff - Aug 23-26
Glamorgan 252 & 149/2 (45.3 ov) Sussex 283
Gloucs v Kent at Bristol - Aug 23-26
Gloucs 221 Kent 490/6 (112.2 ov)
Leics v Essex at Leicester - Aug 23-26
Leics 238 & 99/3 (24.2 ov) Essex 423
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - Aug 23-26
Hampshire 338 Somerset 402/7 (107.1 ov)
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval - Aug 23-26
Lancashire 287 & 90/2 (23 ov) Surrey 480
Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Aug 23-26
Northants 551 Worcs 183/2 (52.5 ov)
Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Aug 23-26
Yorkshire 282 & 263/4d Notts 94 & 61/3 (23 ov, target 452)
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