Parvaz Mirza      

Full name Parvaz Mirza

Born December 17, 1970, Birmingham, Warwickshire

Died September 24, 1995, Birmingham, Warwickshire (aged 24 years 281 days)

Major teams Herefordshire, Worcestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 9 15 3 86 40 7.16 0 0 6 0
List A 18 4 3 2 2* 2.00 0 0 0 0 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 9 1421 854 23 5/110 37.13 3.60 61.7 1 0
List A 18 612 520 21 4/27 4/27 24.76 5.09 29.1 1 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1994 - 1995
List A span 1994 - 1995
Profile

Worcestershire fast-medium bowler Parvaz Mirza, 24, died at his Birmingham home early on September 24, 1995, from a suspected heart attack, only a week after playing for his county in their final Sunday League match of the season. "We are devastated", said Worcestershire secretary Mike Vockins. "You don't really think of these things happening to a young man, especially a professional sportsman." A return of 7 for 58 in a 2nd XI match against Somerset II in 1993 earned Mirza a place on the staff at New Road, and he made his first-class debut in 1994, taking 4 for 29 against Oxford University at Worcester.

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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Youth Test: England U19 v S Lanka U19 at Cambridge - Jul 26-29
England U19 500/9d S Lanka U19 96/2 (37 ov)
North Group: Worcs v Northants at Worcester - Jul 27
Northants won by 23 runs
North Group: Yorkshire v Notts at Scarborough - Jul 27
Yorkshire won by 2 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
North Group: Durham v Warwickshire at Gosforth - Jul 27
Durham won by 4 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
North Group: Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby - Jul 27
Lancashire 281/8 Derbyshire 246/9 (48.5/50 ov)
South Group: Surrey v Gloucs at The Oval - Jul 27
Surrey won by 165 runs
South Group: Sussex v Hampshire at Hove - Jul 27
Hampshire won by 9 runs
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