Yusuf Abdulla      

Full name Yusuf Adam Abdulla

Born January 17, 1983, Johannesburg, Transvaal

Current age 31 years 177 days

Major teams South Africa, Dolphins, Kings XI Punjab, KwaZulu-Natal, KwaZulu-Natal Inland

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm fast-medium

Yusuf Adam Abdulla
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
T20Is 2 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
First-class 26 30 8 236 54 10.72 495 47.67 0 1 36 1 7 0
List A 67 21 13 103 31* 12.87 169 60.94 0 0 6 1 14 0
Twenty20 54 8 5 26 16* 8.66 37 70.27 0 0 1 1 6 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
T20Is 2 2 42 44 2 1/16 1/16 22.00 6.28 21.0 0 0 0
First-class 26 42 3635 2152 61 5/62 6/107 35.27 3.55 59.5 3 2 0
List A 67 65 2864 2274 78 5/33 5/33 29.15 4.76 36.7 2 1 0
Twenty20 54 53 1163 1235 63 4/31 4/31 19.60 6.37 18.4 2 0 0
Career statistics
T20I debut South Africa v Australia at Centurion, Mar 29, 2009 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v England at Centurion, Nov 15, 2009 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut KwaZulu-Natal v Border at Durban, Feb 16-18, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class KwaZulu-Natal v Easterns at Durban, Jan 27-29, 2011 scorecard
List A debut Eastern Province v KwaZulu-Natal at Port Elizabeth, Nov 6, 2005 scorecard
Last List A Northerns v KwaZulu-Natal Inland at Centurion, Dec 16, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Dolphins v Titans at Durban, Jan 18, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Gauteng v KwaZulu-Natal Inland at Johannesburg, Apr 5, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/20 KZN-Inland v Gauteng Johannesburg 5 Apr 2014 T20
1/18 KZN-Inland v E. Province Pietermaritzburg 16 Mar 2014 T20
0/21 KZN-Inland v W Province Pietermaritzburg 2 Mar 2014 T20
1/28 KZN-Inland v S West D Oudtshoorn 16 Feb 2014 T20
1/24 KZN-Inland v KZ-Natal Durban 9 Feb 2014 T20
0/15, 4* KZN-Inland v Boland Paarl 2 Feb 2014 T20
1/14 KZN-Inland v Border Pietermaritzburg 19 Jan 2014 T20
2/41 KZN-Inland v Northerns Centurion 16 Dec 2013 LA
0/33 KZN-Inland v Easterns Pietermaritzburg 8 Dec 2013 LA
1, 3/19 KZN-Inland v Gauteng Johannesburg 1 Dec 2013 LA
Profile

Yusuf Abdulla, a skiddy left-arm fast bowler, made his first-class debut for KwaZulu-Natal in February 2006 and was included in a Rest of South Africa squad to take on Pakistan despite playing only three first-class games. He made the South Africa A squad for the tour of India in 2007 and impressive performances on the domestic circuit led to his Twenty20 debut against Australia in 2009, where he took 1 for 16. A stroke of misfortune to West Indian fast bowler Jerome Taylor - a vehicle accident - gave Abdulla a break in the IPL. He was signed up as a replacement by the Kings XI Punjab franchise for the 2009 season. It turned out to be a really smart move as he topped the wicket charts midway through the tournament and his feats earned a call-up to the ICC World Twenty20 squad. Punjab handed him a contract the following season for $50,000.

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May 5, 2009

Simon Katich's offstump goes for a walk, Kings XI Punjab v Rajasthan Royals, 30th match, IPL, Durban, May 5, 2009

Simon Katich's offstump goes for a walk

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May 5, 2009

Yusuf Abdulla gets a word of encouragement from captain Yuvraj Singh, Kings XI Punjab v Rajasthan Royals, 30th match, IPL, Durban, May 5, 2009

Yusuf Abdulla gets a word of encouragement from captain Yuvraj Singh

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May 3, 2009

Yusuf Abdulla sends Chris Gayle on his way to England for an altogether new format, Kings XI Punjab v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL, 27th match, Port Elizabeth, May 3, 2009

Yusuf Abdulla sends Chris Gayle on his way to England for an altogether new format

© AFP

Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Test: Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle
Jul 16-20, 2014 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT | 21:30 PDT)
NPS v Sth Africa A at Palmerston
Jul 20, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
India A v Sth Africa A at Darwin
Jul 22, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
Australia A v Sth Africa A at Palmerston
Jul 24, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
2nd Test: Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC)
Jul 24-28, 2014 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT | 21:30 PDT)
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