Azeem Rafiq      

Full name Azeem Rafiq

Born February 27, 1991, Karachi, Sind

Current age 25 years 183 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 29 34 5 693 100 23.89 1267 54.69 1 3 78 3 11 0
List A 25 18 8 168 34* 16.80 197 85.27 0 0 10 3 9 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 29 45 4217 2227 60 5/50 8/115 37.11 3.16 70.2 1 1 0
List A 25 22 894 833 25 5/30 5/30 33.32 5.59 35.7 0 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 Yorkshire v Nottinghamshire at Scarborough, Aug 23-26, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Sussex at Scarborough, Aug 30, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Kent v Yorkshire at Canterbury, Aug 18, 2016 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
74, 0/0 Yorkshire v Notts Scarborough 23 Aug 2016 FC
2/34, 6* Yorkshire v Durham Birmingham 20 Aug 2016 T20
1, 0/41 Yorkshire v Kent Canterbury 18 Aug 2016 LA
1/13 Yorkshire v Glamorgan Cardiff 11 Aug 2016 T20
2/56, 0 Yorkshire v Warwickshire Leeds 1 Aug 2016 LA
1/43, 4* Yorkshire v Durham Chester-le-Street 31 Jul 2016 LA
1/37 Yorkshire v Northants Northampton 29 Jul 2016 T20
1/49, 17* Yorkshire v Notts Scarborough 27 Jul 2016 LA
2/46 Yorkshire v Leics Leicester 24 Jul 2016 LA
2/21 Yorkshire v Northants Leeds 22 Jul 2016 T20
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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Aug 20, 2016

Azeem Rafiq celebrates his early breakthrough, Durham v Yorkshire, NatWest T20 Blast, 2nd semi-final, Edgbaston, August 20, 2016

Azeem Rafiq celebrates his early breakthrough

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Jul 27, 2016

Azeem Rafiq picked up 1 for 49 from his five overs, Yorkshire v Nottinghamshire, Royal London Cup, North Group, Scarborough, July 27, 2016

Azeem Rafiq picked up 1 for 49 from his five overs

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Jul 20, 2016

Azeem Rafiq has been in solid form since his Yorkshire return, Yorkshire v Durham, NatWest Blast, Headingley, July 20, 2016

Azeem Rafiq has been in solid form since his Yorkshire return

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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Semi-Final: Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds
Aug 28, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Division 3: Cheshire Women v Scot Women in England (venue TBA)
Aug 29, 2016
Division 3: Oxon Women v Neth Women in England (venue TBA)
Aug 29, 2016
2nd Semi-Final: Warwickshire v Somerset at Birmingham
Aug 29, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
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