Wasim Khan      

Full name Wasim Gulzar Khan

Born February 26, 1971, Birmingham, Warwickshire

Current age 45 years 94 days

Major teams Derbyshire, Sussex, Warwickshire, Warwickshire Cricket Board

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 58 102 8 2835 181 30.15 5 17 36 0
List A 30 28 3 303 33 12.12 0 0 8 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 58 132 62 0 - - - 2.81 - 0 0 0
List A 30 114 100 2 1/7 1/7 50.00 5.26 57.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1995 - 2001
List A span 1992 - 2002
Profile

The boy from the backstreets of Birmingham has developed into a highly personable, articulate and effective leader since becoming the first British-born Muslim to play county cricket. Wasim Khan joined the Cricket Foundation in 2005, became its CEO in 2009 before taking-up the same role with Leicestershire at the start of 2015. He was previously a first-class player with Warwickshire, Sussex and Derbyshire. He developed the Chance to Shine scheme into a £50m-a-year operation and has developed strong relationships in government (he sits on the Equality & Human Rights Commission Sports Group and The Prince's Trust Cricket Group) and business along the way. It is generally regarded as the best scheme of its type in the world and the model by which all others should be judged. Young, media savvy and well-respected as an ambassador for the game and man manager, Wasim possesses an enviable package of skills. He was awarded an MBE in 2013.
George Dobell

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Apr 2, 2015

Wasim Khan, the new chief executive of Leicestershire, Worcester, April 1, 2015

Wasim Khan, the new chief executive of Leicestershire

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Oct 27, 2014

Wasim Khan has been appointed as Leicestershire's new chief executive, October 27, 2014

Wasim Khan has been appointed as Leicestershire's new chief executive

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Aug 23, 2013

Paul Robin, Angus Porter and Wasim Khan pose in Cricket United ties, England v Australia, 5th Investec Test, The Oval, 3rd day, 23 August, 2013

Paul Robin, Angus Porter and Wasim Khan pose in Cricket United ties

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Notes

Awarded the MBE on 15th June 2013

Country Fixtures Country Results
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 444 & 56/4 (19 ov) Essex 640
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 534 & 104/1 (31 ov) Durham 447
Somerset v Surrey at Taunton - May 28-30
Somerset won by 1 wicket
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 150 & 195/6 (74 ov) Sussex 447/8d
Kent v Leics at Canterbury - May 29-Jun 1
Leics 341 Kent 117/2 (44 ov)
Middlesex v Hampshire at Northwood - May 29-Jun 1
Middlesex 467/3d Hampshire 131 & 62/3 (20 ov) (f/o)
Worcs v Gloucs at Worcester - May 29-Jun 1
Worcs 439 Gloucs 226/5 (78 ov)
Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds - May 29-Jun 1
Yorkshire 308 & 77/3 (31 ov) Lancashire 196
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