Owais Shah      

Full name Owais Alam Shah

Born October 22, 1978, Karachi, Sind, Pakistan

Current age 35 years 184 days

Major teams England, Cape Cobras, Delhi Daredevils, Dhaka Gladiators, England Lions, Essex, Hobart Hurricanes, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Kolkata Knight Riders, Middlesex, Rajasthan Royals, Wellington

Nickname Ace

Playing role Batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Height 6 ft 1 in

Education Isleworth & Syon School

Owais Alam Shah
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 6 10 0 269 88 26.90 642 41.90 0 2 35 3 2 0
ODIs 71 66 6 1834 107* 30.56 2331 78.67 1 12 144 26 21 0
T20Is 17 15 1 347 55* 24.78 284 122.18 0 1 26 13 5 0
First-class 252 428 38 16357 203 41.94 45 79 200 0
List A 360 340 43 10529 134 35.45 14 68 125 0
Twenty20 198 188 44 4863 84 33.77 3848 126.37 0 27 376 193 66 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 6 2 30 31 0 - - - 6.20 - 0 0 0
ODIs 71 10 193 184 7 3/15 3/15 26.28 5.72 27.5 0 0 0
T20Is 17 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 252 2266 1505 26 3/33 57.88 3.98 87.1 0 0
List A 360 924 910 27 4/11 4/11 33.70 5.90 34.2 1 0 0
Twenty20 198 8 57 78 5 2/26 2/26 15.60 8.21 11.4 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Mumbai, Mar 18-22, 2006 scorecard
Last Test West Indies v England at Port of Spain, Mar 6-10, 2009 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England v Australia at Bristol, Jun 10, 2001 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v England at Centurion, Oct 2, 2009 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v West Indies at The Oval, Jun 28, 2007 scorecard
Last T20I England v Australia at Manchester, Aug 30, 2009 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1996
Last First-class Essex v Glamorgan at Chelmsford, Sep 17-20, 2013 scorecard
List A debut 1995
Last List A Lancashire v Essex at Manchester, Aug 26, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Surrey v Middlesex at The Oval, Jun 13, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Sydney Sixers v Hobart Hurricanes at Sydney, Jan 15, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
11 Hurricanes v Syd Sixers Sydney 15 Jan 2014 T20
3 Hurricanes v Syd Thunder Hobart 11 Jan 2014 T20
32 Hurricanes v Scorchers Perth 7 Jan 2014 T20
0 Hurricanes v Melb Reneg Hobart 1 Jan 2014 T20
6 Hurricanes v Heat Brisbane 28 Dec 2013 T20
- Hurricanes v Strikers Hobart 22 Dec 2013 T20
120, 0/3 Essex v Glamorgan Chelmsford 17 Sep 2013 FC
84 Essex v Kent Canterbury 11 Sep 2013 FC
4, 0* Essex v Worcs Chelmsford 3 Sep 2013 FC
34, 8 Essex v Gloucs Bristol 28 Aug 2013 FC
Profile

After a see-saw career threatened to usher in early oblivion, Owais Shah finally got a chance at redemption in March 2006, making his Test debut against India in the final match at Mumbai. Following Michael Vaughan's return home due to injury early in the tour, Shah was drafted in as a replacement and made a composed and vital 88 in a memorable victory. A stylish and classical batsman who seemed to have the world at his feet as a teenager, he was compared in ability to the young Mark Ramprakash. Shah made his first-class debut in 1996, and at the end of the promising summer, Wisden praised his "abundant promise". His county cap followed, but back-to-back seasons with averages in the mid 20s ended with him being dropped by Middlesex in 2000.

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Sep 11, 2013

Owais Shah

Owais Shah

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Jun 9, 2013

Tim Groenewald appeals to have Owais Shah lbw for 24, Derbyshire v Essex, Yorkshire Bank 40, Group B, Leek, June, 9, 2013

Tim Groenewald appeals to have Owais Shah lbw for 24

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May 3, 2013

Owais Shah attempts a flick down leg, but loses his leg stump in the process, Kolkata Knight Riders v Rajasthan Royals, IPL,Kolkata, May 3, 2013

Owais Shah attempts a flick down leg, but loses his leg stump in the process

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 1997

Tournament Results
Scorchers v Heat at Perth - Jan 19, 2013
Heat won by 34 runs
Scorchers v Melb Stars at Perth - Jan 16, 2013
Scorchers won by 8 wickets (with 0 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Melb Reneg v Heat at Melbourne (Docklands) - Jan 15, 2013
Heat won by 15 runs
Hurricanes v Heat at Hobart - Jan 12, 2013
Heat won by 8 wickets (with 35 balls remaining)
Strikers v Scorchers at Adelaide - Jan 10, 2013
Scorchers won by 98 runs
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