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Abdool Samad      

Full name Abdool Mudassar Samad

Born May 3, 1979, Guyana

Current age 35 years 240 days

Major teams Canada

Nickname Birdie

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Abdool Mudassar Samad
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 27 27 2 740 130 29.60 1045 70.81 1 2 73 6 9 0
T20Is 7 6 0 97 29 16.16 88 110.22 0 0 8 4 1 0
First-class 5 9 0 284 119 31.55 444 63.96 1 1 49 0 0 0
List A 38 37 2 798 130 22.80 1 2 14 0
Twenty20 8 7 0 121 29 17.28 118 102.54 0 0 10 4 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 27 14 235 281 7 1/8 1/8 40.14 7.17 33.5 0 0 0
T20Is 7 1 12 36 1 1/36 1/36 36.00 18.00 12.0 0 0 0
First-class 5 6 246 164 2 2/71 2/71 82.00 4.00 123.0 0 0 0
List A 38 325 357 8 1/8 1/8 44.62 6.59 40.6 0 0 0
Twenty20 8 1 12 36 1 1/36 1/36 36.00 18.00 12.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Canada v New Zealand at Benoni, Mar 3, 2003 scorecard
Last ODI Canada v Kenya at King City (NW), Aug 22, 2009 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Canada v Netherlands at Belfast, Aug 2, 2008 scorecard
Last T20I Afghanistan v Canada at Colombo (SSC), Feb 4, 2010 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Canada v Bermuda at King City (NW), Aug 12-15, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Canada v Kenya at King City (SW), Aug 14-17, 2009 scorecard
List A debut 2002/03
Last List A Sri Lanka A v Canada at Colombo (Colts), Jan 25, 2010 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Canada v Netherlands at Belfast, Aug 2, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Afghanistan v Canada at Colombo (SSC), Feb 4, 2010 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
26 Canada v Afghanistan Colombo (SSC) 4 Feb 2010 T20I # 132
24 Canada v Sri Lanka A Colombo (PSS) 1 Feb 2010 T20
12* Canada v Afghanistan Colombo (NCC) 31 Jan 2010 Other T20
1c/0s, 0 Canada v Sri Lanka A Colombo (Colts) 25 Jan 2010 LA
15, 0c/0s Canada v Sri Lanka A Colombo (NCC) 23 Jan 2010 LA
2 Canada v Kenya King City (NW) 22 Aug 2009 ODI # 2877
30* Canada v Kenya King City (NW) 19 Aug 2009 ODI # 2875
0, 87 Canada v Kenya King City (SW) 14 Aug 2009 FC
0 Canada v Guyana Providence 19 Nov 2008 LA
15 Canada v Jamaica Georgetown 17 Nov 2008 LA
Profile

Guyana-born Abdool Samad is an allrounder who bowls offspin as well as medium-pace and can also, if needed, keep wicket. At Under-19 level he took part in the West Indies regional Under-19 competition for Canada, taking 5 for 11 against a Nortel Development XI in 1998-99. He was in and around the squad between 2002 and 2003, playing once in the 2003 World Cup, but he lost his place for almost three years. He was recalled in 2006 and made an immediate impact, scoring 119 on his Intercontinental Cup debut against Bermuda, but failed to convert that into one-day runs despite a prolonged run in the side.
Martin Williamson February 2007

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Feb 4, 2010

Abdool Samad plays through the off side as Mohammad Shahzad looks on, Afghanistan v Canada, Associate T20 Series, Colombo, February 4, 2010

Abdool Samad plays through the off side as Mohammad Shahzad looks on

© International Cricket Council

Aug 17, 2009

Abdool Samad drives en route to 87, Canada v Kenya, ICC Intercontinental Cup, 4th day, Toronto, August 17, 2009

Abdool Samad drives en route to 87

© Bryan Vanderburg/ICC Americas

Oct 10, 2008

Abdool Samad wrapped up against the cold in the Maple Leaf CC nets, Toronto, October 9, 2008

Abdool Samad wrapped up against the cold in the Maple Leaf CC nets

© Eddie Norfolk

Tournament Results
Afghanistan v Ireland at Dubai (CA) - Dec 10-13, 2013
Ireland won by 122 runs
Afghanistan v Kenya at Dubai (CA) - Oct 6-8, 2013
Afghanistan won by 8 wickets
U.A.E. v Namibia at Sharjah - Sep 22-23, 2013
U.A.E. won by 9 wickets
Ireland v Scotland at Dublin - Sep 11-14, 2013
Ireland won by an innings and 44 runs
Canada v Netherlands at King City (SW) - Aug 22-24, 2013
Canada won by 8 wickets
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