Ajmal Shahzad      

Full name Ajmal Shahzad

Born July 27, 1985, Huddersfield, Yorkshire

Current age 29 years 280 days

Major teams England, England Lions, Lancashire, Yorkshire

Nickname Ajy

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Height 6 ft 0 in

Education Woodhouse Grove School, Bradford University

Ajmal Shahzad
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 1 0 5 5 5.00 12 41.66 0 0 1 0 2 0
ODIs 11 8 2 39 9 6.50 60 65.00 0 0 0 3 4 0
T20Is 3 1 1 0 0* - 3 0.00 0 0 0 0 1 0
First-class 84 114 29 2100 88 24.70 4906 42.80 0 6 236 30 13 0
List A 76 45 12 449 59* 13.60 469 95.73 0 1 19 0
Twenty20 45 23 7 165 20 10.31 145 113.79 0 0 9 8 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 2 102 63 4 3/45 4/63 15.75 3.70 25.5 0 0 0
ODIs 11 11 588 490 17 3/41 3/41 28.82 5.00 34.5 0 0 0
T20Is 3 3 66 97 3 2/38 2/38 32.33 8.81 22.0 0 0 0
First-class 84 139 13200 7555 225 5/46 8/121 33.57 3.43 58.6 12 4 0
List A 76 3370 3020 112 5/51 5/51 26.96 5.37 30.0 2 1 0
Twenty20 45 44 924 1226 37 3/30 3/30 33.13 7.96 24.9 0 0 0
Career statistics
Only Test England v Bangladesh at Manchester, Jun 4-6, 2010 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Bangladesh v England at Chittagong, Mar 5, 2010 scorecard
Last ODI Bangladesh v England at Chittagong, Mar 11, 2011 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), Feb 20, 2010 scorecard
Last T20I Australia v England at Melbourne, Jan 14, 2011 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Yorkshire v Middlesex at Scarborough, Aug 30-Sep 2, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Durham v Sussex at Chester-le-Street, Apr 26-29, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Worcestershire at Leeds, May 23, 2004 scorecard
Last List A Durham v Nottinghamshire at Chester-le-Street, Sep 6, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Essex v Yorkshire at Chelmsford, Jul 24, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Nottinghamshire v Hampshire at Nottingham, Aug 3, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0, 4/72, 17, 4/86 Sussex v Durham Chester-le-Street 26 Apr 2015 FC
45*, 1/44, 35, 5/46 Sussex v Worcs Hove 19 Apr 2015 FC
35, 3/54, 28, 3/63 Sussex v Hampshire Southampton 12 Apr 2015 FC
4/50 Sussex v Lds-Brd MCCU Hove 2 Apr 2015 FC
3/73, 1 Notts v Durham Chester-le-Street 6 Sep 2014 LA
3/71, 30, 1/50, 6 Notts v Durham Chester-le-Street 31 Aug 2014 FC
3/33 Notts v Derbyshire Nottingham 26 Aug 2014 LA
1/74, 27 Notts v Warwickshire Nottingham 20 Aug 2014 LA
1/51, 68*, 0/53, 0 Notts v Northants Northampton 15 Aug 2014 FC
1/15 Notts v Middlesex Lord's 14 Aug 2014 LA
Profile

Ajmal Shazad, Huddersfield-born and Bradford-raised, made cricket history on May 23, 2004 when he became the first British-born Asian to play for Yorkshire. Adil Rashid's Championship debut two years later - another landmark for Yorkshire players of Pakistani stock - attracted more attention, but between them Shahzad and Rashid changed the perceptions of a county which had finally broadened its commitment and appeal.

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Apr 29, 2015

Ajmal Shahzad bowls Michael Richardson, Durham v Sussex, County Championship, Division One, Chester-le-Street, 4th day, April 29, 2015

Ajmal Shahzad bowls Michael Richardson

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Apr 22, 2015

Ajmal Shahzad ran through Worcestershire's top order, Sussex v Worcestershire, County Championship Division One, Hove, 4th day, April 22, 2015

Ajmal Shahzad ran through Worcestershire's top order

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Apr 9, 2015

Ajmal Shahzad and Tymal Mills sit on deck chairs at a Sussex photocall , Hove, April 9, 2015

Ajmal Shahzad and Tymal Mills sit on deck chairs at a Sussex photocall

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Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Test: West Indies v England at Bridgetown - May 1-5
England 257 & 123 West Indies 189 & 168/4
Middlesex v Durham at Lord's - May 2-5
Middlesex 463 Durham 157/4
Essex v Gloucs at Chelmsford - May 3-6
Essex 159 Gloucs 77/0
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - May 3-6
Derbyshire 47/2
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 3-6
Leics 300/5
Northants v Lancashire at Northampton - May 3-6
Northants 198/6
Worcs v Somerset at Worcester - May 3-6
Somerset 250 Worcs 35/2
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