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Zafar Ansari      

Full name Zafar Shahaan Ansari

Born December 10, 1991, Ascot, Berkshire

Current age 24 years 228 days

Major teams Cambridge MCCU, England Under-19s, Surrey, Surrey 2nd XI, Surrey Under-13s, Surrey Under-15s, Surrey Under-17s, Surrey Under-19s

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Relation Brother - AS Ansari

Zafar Shahaan Ansari
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
First-class 63 102 15 2772 112 31.86 7598 36.48 3 14 314 3 29 0
List A 40 34 11 790 66* 34.34 868 91.01 0 4 43 13 21 0
Twenty20 69 51 23 768 67* 27.42 644 119.25 0 1 51 18 16 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 63 85 7691 3985 115 6/30 8/236 34.65 3.10 66.8 5 6 0
List A 40 35 1229 1171 37 4/42 4/42 31.64 5.71 33.2 2 0 0
Twenty20 69 59 948 1215 39 3/17 3/17 31.15 7.68 24.3 0 0 0
Career statistics
Only ODI Ireland v England at Dublin (Malahide), May 8, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut Cambridge MCCU v Essex at Cambridge, Apr 2-4, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Hampshire v Surrey at Southampton, Jul 17-20, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Sussex v Surrey at Hove, Sep 4, 2010 scorecard
Last List A Hampshire v Surrey at Southampton, Jun 15, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Surrey v Essex at The Oval, Jun 13, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Kent v Surrey at Tunbridge Wells, Jul 15, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
5 Surrey v Hampshire Southampton 17 Jul 2016 FC
8*, 1/29 Surrey v Kent Tunbridge Wells 15 Jul 2016 T20
40, 2/98, 24* Surrey v Yorkshire The Oval 11 Jul 2016 FC
10, 1/20 Surrey v Somerset The Oval 8 Jul 2016 T20
14, 0/15 Surrey v Gloucs Bristol 6 Jul 2016 T20
11, 0/43, 40 Surrey v Warwickshire Guildford 2 Jul 2016 FC
9, 0/22 Surrey v Essex The Oval 25 Jun 2016 T20
3, 0/21 Surrey v Glamorgan Cardiff 24 Jun 2016 T20
0, 1/43, 6/36 Surrey v Notts The Oval 19 Jun 2016 FC
34*, 2/16 Surrey v Middlesex The Oval 17 Jun 2016 T20
Profile

"Cricket is not the end for me. My life isn't directed towards it. Cricket is a part of my life." Very few professional cricketers dare to say that in the 21st century, offering as it does an open invitation to coaches and supporters to suspect that their talent is not being maximised. But Zafar Ansari is prepared to say it and his balanced outlook is just one of the reasons why he is one of the more intriguing talents in the English game.

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Jun 22, 2016

Zafar Ansari's six wickets will excite England, Surrey v Nottinghamshire, Specsavers Championship, Div One, Kia Oval, June 22, 2016

Zafar Ansari's six wickets will excite England

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May 3, 2016

Zafar Ansari took a return catch to remove Ben Stokes, Surrey v Durham, County Championship, Division One, The Oval, 3rd day, May 3, 2016

Zafar Ansari took a return catch to remove Ben Stokes

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Apr 25, 2016

Zafar Ansari celebrates his half-century, Surrey v Somerset, Specsavers County Championship, Division One, The Oval, 2nd day, April 25, 2016

Zafar Ansari celebrates his half-century

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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v Pakistan at Manchester - Jul 22-26
England 589/8d & 173/1d Pakistan 198 & 113/4 (35 ov, target 565)
Eng Lions v Sri Lanka A at Canterbury - Jul 25
Eng Lions 425/1 Sri Lanka A 22/0 (3.1/50 ov)
1st Youth Test: England U19 v S Lanka U19 at Cambridge
Jul 26-29, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
North Group: Leics v Lancashire at Leicester
Jul 26, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
South Group: Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton
Jul 26, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
North Group: Warwickshire v Northants at Birmingham
Jul 26, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
South Group: Essex v Glamorgan at Chelmsford
Jul 26, 2016 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
South Group: Hampshire v Kent at Southampton
Jul 26, 2016 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
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