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Wasim Khan      

Full name Wasim Gulzar Khan

Born February 26, 1971, Birmingham, Warwickshire

Current age 45 years 89 days

Major teams Derbyshire, Sussex, Warwickshire, Warwickshire Cricket Board

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 58 102 8 2835 181 30.15 5 17 36 0
List A 30 28 3 303 33 12.12 0 0 8 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 58 132 62 0 - - - 2.81 - 0 0 0
List A 30 114 100 2 1/7 1/7 50.00 5.26 57.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1995 - 2001
List A span 1992 - 2002
Profile

The boy from the backstreets of Birmingham has developed into a highly personable, articulate and effective leader since becoming the first British-born Muslim to play county cricket. Wasim Khan joined the Cricket Foundation in 2005, became its CEO in 2009 before taking-up the same role with Leicestershire at the start of 2015. He was previously a first-class player with Warwickshire, Sussex and Derbyshire. He developed the Chance to Shine scheme into a £50m-a-year operation and has developed strong relationships in government (he sits on the Equality & Human Rights Commission Sports Group and The Prince's Trust Cricket Group) and business along the way. It is generally regarded as the best scheme of its type in the world and the model by which all others should be judged. Young, media savvy and well-respected as an ambassador for the game and man manager, Wasim possesses an enviable package of skills. He was awarded an MBE in 2013.
George Dobell

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Apr 2, 2015

Wasim Khan, the new chief executive of Leicestershire, Worcester, April 1, 2015

Wasim Khan, the new chief executive of Leicestershire

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Oct 27, 2014

Wasim Khan has been appointed as Leicestershire's new chief executive, October 27, 2014

Wasim Khan has been appointed as Leicestershire's new chief executive

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Aug 23, 2013

Paul Robin, Angus Porter and Wasim Khan pose in Cricket United ties, England v Australia, 5th Investec Test, The Oval, 3rd day, 23 August, 2013

Paul Robin, Angus Porter and Wasim Khan pose in Cricket United ties

© PA Photos

Notes

Awarded the MBE on 15th June 2013

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Kent at Derby - May 22-25
Derbyshire 492 & 9/3 (6 ov) Kent 412
Glamorgan v Essex at Cardiff - May 22-25
Glamorgan 260 & 295/3 (91 ov) Essex 313
Gloucs v Northants at Bristol - May 22-25
Northants 176 & 120/3 (42 ov) Gloucs 418
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - May 22-25
Hampshire 270 & 189/8 (67 ov) Notts 189
Middlesex v Somerset at Lord's - May 22-25
Somerset 376 Middlesex 407/9 (139 ov)
Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham - May 22-25
Warwickshire 313 & 114 Durham 190 & 154/4 (60 ov, target 238)
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