Full name Shaftab Ahmad Khalid
Born October 6, 1982, Pakistan
Current age 34 years 170 days
Major teams England A, Hertfordshire, Worcestershire
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
Education Dormers Wells School; Middlesex University
|First-class debut||Oxford UCCE v Worcestershire at Oxford, Apr 23-25, 2003 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Worcestershire v Loughborough UCCE at Kidderminster, May 8-10, 2005 scorecard|
|List A debut||Worcestershire v South Africans at Worcester, Jun 25, 2003 scorecard|
|Last List A||Worcestershire v Leicestershire at Worcester, Sep 5, 2004 scorecard|
|Only Twenty20||Worcestershire v Somerset at Worcester, Jun 24, 2003 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|4/103, 18*, 0/63, 35||Bucks||v Cumberland||Marlow||4 Aug 2013||Other|
|2, 2/124||Bucks||v Norfolk||Horsford||28 Jul 2013||Other|
|4/74, 18*, 1/37, 18*||Bucks||v Suffolk||Gerrards Cross||21 Jul 2013||Other|
|4, 2/81, 0/30||Bucks||v Northumb||High Wycombe||23 Jun 2013||Other|
|0/21||Sussx 2nd XI||v Kent 2nd XI||Birdham||20 Jun 2013||Other T20|
|0/31||Sussx 2nd XI||v Kent 2nd XI||Birdham||20 Jun 2013||Other T20|
|1/160, 1/71||Bucks||v Bedfordshire||Ampthill||9 Jun 2013||Other|
|2/12||Bucks||v Dorset||Tring||2 Jun 2013||Other OD|
|15, 0/44||Bucks||v Berkshire||Reading||26 May 2013||Other OD|
|1/70, 0/14||Sussx 2nd XI||v Smrst 2nd XI||Taunton||22 May 2013||Other|
It says something about the absence of many top-quality spin bowlers in English cricket that Worcestershire's off-spinner Shaftab Khalid was suddenly propelled to prominence by being named in the ECB National Academy squad for the 2003/04 winter. He made his first-team debut in the 2003 season in both types of cricket. His first-class debut came against Oxford University, while he made a rather more publicised first appearance in limited-overs cricket when he faced the touring South Africans at New Road, claiming captain Graeme Smith as his first victim at that level. After this early impact Khalid has faded from view. His selection for the National Academy in 2004-05 was again surprising, and since then Khalid has represented Worcestershire just once in first-class cricket. He is behind the ever-consistent Gareth Batty at Worcester, who had another consistent season in 2006.
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