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Azeem Rafiq      

Full name Azeem Rafiq

Born February 27, 1991, Karachi, Sind

Current age 26 years 86 days

Major teams England Under-15s, England Under-17s, England Under-19s, Yorkshire, Yorkshire 2nd XI

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Education Holgate School, Barnsley

Azeem Rafiq
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 35 41 5 836 100 23.22 1477 56.60 1 4 98 4 14 0
List A 34 23 10 243 52* 18.69 256 94.92 0 1 14 6 15 0
Twenty20 71 30 19 144 21* 13.09 149 96.64 0 0 11 1 31 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 35 55 4959 2574 70 5/50 8/115 36.77 3.11 70.8 1 1 0
List A 34 31 1293 1224 40 5/30 5/30 30.60 5.67 32.3 1 1 0
Twenty20 71 71 1451 1787 77 3/15 3/15 23.20 7.38 18.8 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Yorkshire v Sussex at Leeds, Jun 6-9, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Lancashire v Yorkshire at Manchester, May 19-22, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Sussex at Scarborough, Aug 30, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Yorkshire v Leicestershire at Leeds, May 16, 2017 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire at Nottingham, Jun 27, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Durham v Yorkshire at Birmingham, Aug 20, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
16, 3/128 Yorkshire v Lancashire Manchester 19 May 2017 FC
52*, 2/46 Yorkshire v Leics Leeds 16 May 2017 LA
3/35 Yorkshire v Warwickshire Birmingham 14 May 2017 LA
3/27 Yorkshire v Northants Northampton 10 May 2017 LA
3, 0/33 Yorkshire v Derbyshire Leeds 7 May 2017 LA
0/61, 7 Yorkshire v Worcs Worcester 5 May 2017 LA
2/75 Yorkshire v Durham Leeds 3 May 2017 LA
7*, 4/47 Yorkshire v Lancashire Leeds 1 May 2017 LA
1/33 Yorkshire v Notts Nottingham 29 Apr 2017 LA
42, 1/36 Yorks 2nd XI v Derby 2nd XI York 27 Apr 2017 Other OD
Profile

Offspinner Azeem Rafiq, who moved to England from Pakistan in 2001, played for England Under-15 and Under-17 sides, the latter as captain, as well as rising through the age groups at Yorkshire. However, the most significant honours came his way during the 2012 when he was named Yorkshire captain in the Friends Life t20, the first cricketer of Asian origin to take the role, and led Yorkshire to five wins from his six matches at the helm, handing over to Andrew Gale when the regular captain returned from injury with the side firmly on course to qualify for the quarter-finals. Gale was quick to praise the captaincy skills of his understudy, remarking that he admired his up-and-at-'em style and that he found himself on the same wavelength nine times out of ten.

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May 1, 2017

Azeem Rafiq claimed 4 for 47, Yorkshire v Lancashire, Royal London Cup, North Group, Headingley, May 1, 2017

Azeem Rafiq claimed 4 for 47

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Sep 22, 2016

Azeem Rafiq was bowled for a gutsy 65, Middlesex v Yorkshire, County Championship, Division One, Lord's, 1st day, September 22, 2016

Azeem Rafiq was bowled for a gutsy 65

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Sep 22, 2016

Azeem Rafiq profited down to third man, Middlesex v Yorkshire, County Championship, Division One, Lord's, 1st day, September 22, 2016

Azeem Rafiq profited down to third man

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Tour Results
Scotland v New Zealand at Aberdeen - Jul 3, 2008
New Zealand won by 8 wickets (with 212 balls remaining)
Ireland v New Zealand at Aberdeen - Jul 1, 2008
New Zealand won by 290 runs
England v New Zealand at Lord's - Jun 28, 2008
New Zealand won by 51 runs
England v New Zealand at The Oval - Jun 25, 2008
New Zealand won by 1 wicket (with 0 balls remaining)
England v New Zealand at Bristol - Jun 21, 2008
New Zealand won by 22 runs
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