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Azeem Rafiq      

Full name Azeem Rafiq

Born February 27, 1991, Pakistan

Current age 23 years 245 days

Major teams England Under-15s, England Under-17s, England Under-19s, Yorkshire, Yorkshire 2nd XI

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Education Holgate School, Barnsley

Azeem Rafiq
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 25 29 3 563 100 21.65 1061 53.06 1 2 61 3 9 0
List A 20 14 6 146 34* 18.25 169 86.39 0 0 8 3 7 0
Twenty20 60 27 17 131 21* 13.10 134 97.76 0 0 10 1 27 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 25 40 3818 2010 55 5/50 8/115 36.54 3.15 69.4 1 1 0
List A 20 17 690 598 19 5/30 5/30 31.47 5.20 36.3 0 1 0
Twenty20 60 60 1216 1510 62 3/15 3/15 24.35 7.45 19.6 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Yorkshire v Sussex at Leeds, Jun 6-9, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Sussex v Yorkshire at Arundel, Jun 16-19, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Sussex at Scarborough, Aug 30, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Somerset v Yorkshire at Taunton, Aug 15, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire at Nottingham, Jun 27, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Yorkshire v Nottinghamshire at Leeds, Jul 25, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/25 Yorkshire v Notts Leeds 25 Jul 2014 T20
23*, 3/29 Yorks 2nd XI v Durham 2nd Marske-by-the-Sea 22 Jul 2014 Other OD
1/24 Yorkshire v Warwickshire Leeds 18 Jul 2014 T20
3/26 Yorkshire v Derbyshire Chesterfield 13 Jul 2014 T20
5*, 2/5 Yorkshire v Durham Chester-le-Street 11 Jul 2014 T20
3/20, 7* Yorkshire v Durham Leeds 2 Jul 2014 T20
1/26 Yorkshire v Leics Leeds 1 Jul 2014 T20
1/18, 1* Yorkshire v Notts Nottingham 28 Jun 2014 T20
0/15, 10, 1/50 Yorks 2nd XI v Scotland A Scarborough 24 Jun 2014 Other OD
0/31, 14, 1/79 Yorkshire v Sussex Arundel 16 Jun 2014 FC
Profile

Offspinner Azeem Rafiq, who moved to England from Pakistan in 2001, played for England Under-15 and Under-17 sides, the latter as captain, as well as rising through the age groups at Yorkshire. However, the most significant honours came his way during the 2012 when he was named Yorkshire captain in the Friends Life t20, the first cricketer of Asian origin to take the role, and led Yorkshire to five wins from his six matches at the helm, handing over to Andrew Gale when the regular captain returned from injury with the side firmly on course to qualify for the quarter-finals. Gale was quick to praise the captaincy skills of his understudy, remarking that he admired his up-and-at-'em style and that he found himself on the same wavelength nine times out of ten.

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Aug 2, 2013

Azeem Rafiq added a half-century partnership with Gary Ballance, Yorkshire v Warwickshire, County Championship, Division One, Headingley, 1st day, August 2, 2013

Azeem Rafiq added a half-century partnership with Gary Ballance

© Getty Images

Oct 22, 2012

Azeem Rafiq takes the catch to dismiss Faf du Plessis, Chennai Super Kings v Yorkshire, Champions League T20, Durban, October 22, 2012

Azeem Rafiq takes the catch to dismiss Faf du Plessis

© AFP

Sep 13, 2012

Azeem Rafiq made his highest score of the season, Essex v Yorkshire, County Championship, Division Two, Chelmsford, 3rd day, September, 13, 2012

Azeem Rafiq made his highest score of the season

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Sri Lanka A v England XI at Colombo (SSC)
Nov 21, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
Sri Lanka A v England XI at Colombo (PSS)
Nov 23, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
1st ODI: Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS)
Nov 26, 2014 (14:30 local | 09:00 GMT | 04:00 EST | 03:00 CST | 01:00 PST)
2nd ODI: Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS)
Nov 29, 2014 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
3rd ODI: Sri Lanka v England at Hambantota
Dec 3, 2014 (14:30 local | 09:00 GMT | 04:00 EST | 03:00 CST | 01:00 PST)
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