Azeem Rafiq      

Full name Azeem Rafiq

Born February 27, 1991, Pakistan

Current age 25 years 126 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 26 30 3 611 100 22.62 1128 54.16 1 2 67 3 9 0
List A 20 14 6 146 34* 18.25 169 86.39 0 0 8 3 7 0
Twenty20 63 29 18 138 21* 12.54 144 95.83 0 0 11 1 29 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 26 41 3938 2070 58 5/50 8/115 35.68 3.15 67.8 1 1 0
List A 20 17 690 598 19 5/30 5/30 31.47 5.20 36.3 0 1 0
Twenty20 63 63 1287 1585 66 3/15 3/15 24.01 7.38 19.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Yorkshire v Sussex at Leeds, Jun 6-9, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Yorkshire v Pakistan A at Leeds, Jun 26-29, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Sussex at Scarborough, Aug 30, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Somerset v Yorkshire at Taunton, Aug 15, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire at Nottingham, Jun 27, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Yorkshire v Lancashire at Leeds, Jul 1, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
6*, 1/20 Yorkshire v Lancashire Leeds 1 Jul 2016 T20
48, 3/60 Yorkshire v Pakistan A Leeds 26 Jun 2016 FC
1, 1/22 Yorkshire v Durham Chester-le-Street 24 Jun 2016 T20
1/95, 37 Yorks 2nd XI v Worcs 2nd XI Scarborough 21 Jun 2016 Other
7, 2/20 Yorks 2nd XI v Worcs 2nd XI Marske-by-the-Sea 20 Jun 2016 Other T20
1, 1/19 Yorks 2nd XI v Worcs 2nd XI Marske-by-the-Sea 20 Jun 2016 Other T20
2/33 Yorkshire v Derbyshire Leeds 19 Jun 2016 T20
1/38, 26*, 2/66, 72* Yorks 2nd XI v Leics 2nd XI York 13 Jun 2016 Other
40, 0/95, 0 Yorks 2nd XI v Warwcks 2nd Birmingham 7 Jun 2016 Other
2/37, 1 Yorks 2nd XI v Warwcks 2nd Dorridge 6 Jun 2016 Other OD
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 2, 2013

Azeem Rafiq added a half-century partnership with Gary Ballance, Yorkshire v Warwickshire, County Championship, Division One, Headingley, 1st day, August 2, 2013

Azeem Rafiq added a half-century partnership with Gary Ballance

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Oct 22, 2012

Azeem Rafiq takes the catch to dismiss Faf du Plessis, Chennai Super Kings v Yorkshire, Champions League T20, Durban, October 22, 2012

Azeem Rafiq takes the catch to dismiss Faf du Plessis

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Sep 13, 2012

Azeem Rafiq made his highest score of the season, Essex v Yorkshire, County Championship, Division Two, Chelmsford, 3rd day, September, 13, 2012

Azeem Rafiq made his highest score of the season

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Country Fixtures Country Results
5th ODI: England v Sri Lanka at Cardiff
Jul 2, 2016 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Surrey v Warwickshire at Guildford
Jul 2-5, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Sussex v Glamorgan at Hove
Jul 2-5, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Division 3: Derbyshire Women v Scot Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 3, 2016 (09:30 GMT | 02:07 EDT | 01:07 CDT | 23:07 PDT -1d)
Division 2: Durham Women v Neth Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 3, 2016 (09:30 GMT | 02:07 EDT | 01:07 CDT | 23:07 PDT -1d)
Division 1: Lancashire Women v Ire. Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 3, 2016 (09:30 GMT | 02:07 EDT | 01:07 CDT | 23:07 PDT -1d)
Durham v Hampshire at Chester-le-Street
Jul 3-6, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Essex v Kent at Chelmsford
Jul 3-6, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Notts v Lancashire at Nottingham
Jul 3-6, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Somerset v Pakistanis at Taunton
Jul 3-5, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Worcs v Leics at Worcester
Jul 3-6, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Yorkshire v Middlesex at Scarborough
Jul 3-6, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Division 3: Cornwall Women v Scot Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 3, 2016 (12:30 GMT | 02:07 EDT | 01:07 CDT | 23:07 PDT -1d)
Division 1: Ire. Women v Warwicks Wmn in England (venue TBA)
Jul 3, 2016 (12:30 GMT | 02:07 EDT | 01:07 CDT | 23:07 PDT -1d)
Division 2: Neth Women v Hampshire Women in England (venue TBA)
Jul 3, 2016 (12:30 GMT | 02:07 EDT | 01:07 CDT | 23:07 PDT -1d)
North Group: Derbyshire v Northants at Chesterfield
Jul 3, 2016 (14:30 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
1st T20I: Eng Wn v Pak Women at Bristol
Jul 3, 2016 (14:30 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
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