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Full name Shaaiq Hussain Choudhry
Born November 3, 1985, Rotherham, Yorkshire
Current age 29 years 55 days
Major teams Leeds-Bradford UCCE, Marylebone Cricket Club, Warwickshire, Warwickshire 2nd XI, Worcestershire
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
|First-class debut||Marylebone Cricket Club v West Indians at Durham, Jun 1-3, 2007 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Derbyshire v Worcestershire at Derby, Aug 31-Sep 3, 2014 scorecard|
|List A debut||Sussex v Worcestershire at Hove, Jul 19, 2010 scorecard|
|Last List A||Leicestershire v Worcestershire at Leicester, Aug 14, 2014 scorecard|
|Twenty20 debut||Worcestershire v Durham at Worcester, Jul 9, 2010 scorecard|
|Last Twenty20||Surrey v Worcestershire at The Oval, Aug 2, 2014 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|0/27, 44, 3/79, 0||Worcs||v Derbyshire||Derby||31 Aug 2014||FC|
|27*, 1/28, 30, 1/33||Worcs||v Gloucs||Worcester||15 Aug 2014||FC|
|3||Worcs||v Leics||Leicester||14 Aug 2014||LA|
|0/5||Worcs||v Hampshire||Southampton||11 Aug 2014||LA|
|0, 0/16||Worcs||v Yorkshire||Leeds||7 Aug 2014||LA|
|1/43||Worcs 2nd XI||v Warwcks 2nd||Kenilworth||4 Aug 2014||Other OD|
|4, 0/29||Worcs||v Surrey||The Oval||2 Aug 2014||T20|
|6||Worcs||v Derbyshire||Worcester||31 Jul 2014||LA|
|30*, 1/41||Worcs||v Northants||Milton Keynes||29 Jul 2014||LA|
|44*, 0/51||Worcs||v Essex||Worcester||27 Jul 2014||LA|
Shaaiq Choudhry has had a long career on the fringes of first team cricket without ever quite making a breakthrough.
A left-arm spinning allrounder, he spent several years at Warwickshire without ever making it into their Championship side and then moved to Worcestershire. But with his progress blocked by Moeen Ali, he has had to be content with a bit-part role in all forms of the game.
As a batsman, Choudhry made a decent start to his first-class career. Representing MCC against the touring West Indies, he scored an unbeaten 54 in his maiden first-class innings but had to wait another two years for a further opportunity. On that occasion, playing his only first-class game for Warwickshire, he made another half-century (75) against Durham MCCU. But it was not enough to save him from release at the end of the season.
Signed on an eight-week trial by Worcestershire in May 2010, he went straight into their Championship side and scored another half-century on debut (63) against Sussex at Hove. It meant he had scored half-centuries in three of his first four first-class innings.
Only one more followed in the next four seasons, though, and while he won a longer-term contract, a lack of potency with his bowling has limited his first team opportunities.
He did briefly take centre stage in 2010 when he claimed career-best List A figures to date - 4-54 - in 2010, including the wicket of Kevin Pietersen on his debut for Surrey
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