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Owais Shah      

Full name Owais Alam Shah

Born October 22, 1978, Karachi, Sind, Pakistan

Current age 35 years 261 days

Major teams England, Cape Cobras, Delhi Daredevils, Dhaka Gladiators, England Lions, Essex, Hampshire, 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 203 193 47 5012 84 34.32 3967 126.34 0 28 383 200 68 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 203 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 Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton, Jun 13, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
22 Hampshire v Somerset Taunton 13 Jun 2014 T20
11 Hampshire v Kent Southampton 5 Jun 2014 T20
50* Hampshire v Essex Southampton 30 May 2014 T20
49* Hampshire v Middlesex Northwood 25 May 2014 T20
17* Hampshire v Sussex Hove 23 May 2014 T20
18*, 2/16 Hants 2nd XI v MCC YC Shenley 21 May 2014 Other T20
4 Hants 2nd XI v MCC YC Shenley 21 May 2014 Other T20
57 Hants 2nd XI v Surr 2nd XI Southampton 19 May 2014 Other T20
51* Hants 2nd XI v Surr 2nd XI Southampton 19 May 2014 Other T20
11 Hurricanes v Syd Sixers Sydney 15 Jan 2014 T20
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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May 23, 2014

Owais Shah on his first Hampshire appearance, Sussex v Hampshire, NatWest T20 Blast, South Division, Hove, May 23, 2014

Owais Shah on his first Hampshire appearance

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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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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 1997

County Results
Hampshire v Warwickshire at Lord's - Sep 15, 2012
Hampshire won (lost fewer wickets)
Derbyshire v Hampshire at Derby - Sep 11-14, 2012
Derbyshire won by 6 wickets
Essex v Yorkshire at Chelmsford - Sep 11-14, 2012
Yorkshire won by 239 runs
Lancashire v Surrey at Liverpool - Sep 11-14, 2012
Match drawn
Leics v Gloucs at Leicester - Sep 11-14, 2012
Leics won by 2 wickets
Notts v Warwickshire at Nottingham - Sep 11-14, 2012
Match drawn
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