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Jigar Naik      

Full name Jigar Kumar Hakumatrai Naik

Born August 10, 1984, Leicester

Current age 31 years 271 days

Major teams Colombo Cricket Club, Leicestershire, Leicestershire 2nd XI, Leicestershire Cricket Board, Loughborough UCCE

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Jigar Kumar Hakumatrai Naik
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 76 118 29 1888 109* 21.21 4865 38.80 1 5 204 8 42 0
List A 37 27 10 192 36* 11.29 0 0 10 1 5 0
Twenty20 47 15 11 69 16* 17.25 71 97.18 0 0 4 1 13 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 76 121 11865 6577 168 8/179 8/133 39.14 3.32 70.6 8 6 0
List A 37 1418 1262 30 3/21 3/21 42.06 5.33 47.2 0 0 0
Twenty20 47 46 867 1032 39 3/3 3/3 26.46 7.14 22.2 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Leicestershire v West Indies A at Leicester, Jul 26-28, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Sussex v Leicestershire at Hove, May 1-4, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 2003
Last List A Lancashire v Leicestershire at Manchester, Aug 21, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Nottinghamshire v Leicestershire at Nottingham, Jun 19, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Northamptonshire v Leicestershire at Northampton, Jul 12, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/5, 8*, 0/26 Leics v Sussex Hove 1 May 2016 FC
0/36, 26* Leics v Glamorgan Cardiff 17 Apr 2016 FC
1/24 Leics v Derbyshire Abu Dhabi 16 Mar 2016 Other T20
1/45, 8 Leics 2nd XI v Notts 2nd XI Nottingham 12 Aug 2015 Other
1/32 Leics 2nd XI v Lancs 2nd XI Leicester 28 Jul 2015 Other OD
0/34, 10, 0/44, 0 Leics v Gloucs Cheltenham 15 Jul 2015 FC
- Leics v Northants Northampton 12 Jul 2015 T20
0/15, 4* Leics v Lancashire Leicester 10 Jul 2015 T20
1/26 Leics v Warwickshire Leicester 4 Jul 2015 T20
1/26, 4 Leics v Durham Chester-le-Street 3 Jul 2015 T20
Profile

When Jigar Naik made his debut in 2006 he became the first Leicester-born Asian to represent the county, playing against West Indies A. His offspin soon gained respect, with an ability to get the ball to hurry through off the pitch as well as bounce and turn on favourable surfaces.

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May 22, 2015

Jigar Naik is congratulated by Clint McKay, Leicestershire v Derbyshire, NatWest T20 Blast, North Group, Grace Road, May 22, 2015

Jigar Naik is congratulated by Clint McKay

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Apr 28, 2014

Jigar Naik made an unbeaten 59, Leicestershire v Glamorgan, County Championship, Division Two, Grace Road, April 28, 2014

Jigar Naik made an unbeaten 59

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Apr 6, 2011

Jigar Naik took 7 for 96, Surrey v Leicestershire, County Championship Division Two, The Ova,, 2nd day, June 6, 2010

Jigar Naik took 7 for 96

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Tour Results
England v Australia at The Oval - Sep 8-12, 2005
Match drawn
Essex v Australians at Chelmsford - Sep 3-4, 2005
Match drawn
England v Australia at Nottingham - Aug 25-28, 2005
England won by 3 wickets
Northants v Australians at Northampton - Aug 20-21, 2005
Match drawn
Scotland v Australians at Edinburgh - Aug 18, 2005
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
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