Azeem Rafiq      

Full name Azeem Rafiq

Born February 27, 1991, Karachi, Sind

Current age 26 years 207 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 38 45 5 866 100 21.65 1544 56.08 1 4 103 4 14 0
List A 35 24 10 252 52* 18.00 266 94.73 0 1 14 6 15 0
T20s Insights on t20 83 32 20 148 21* 12.33 155 95.48 0 0 11 1 34 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 38 59 5301 2804 71 5/50 8/115 39.49 3.17 74.6 1 1 0
List A 35 32 1353 1275 43 5/30 5/30 29.65 5.65 31.4 1 1 0
T20s Insights on t20 83 83 1715 2155 94 5/19 5/19 22.92 7.53 18.2 0 1 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Yorkshire v Sussex at Leeds, Jun 6-9, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Surrey v Yorkshire at The Oval, Sep 12-15, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Sussex at Scarborough, Aug 30, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds, Jun 13, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire at Nottingham, Jun 27, 2008 scorecard
Last T20s Yorkshire v Northamptonshire at Leeds, Aug 17, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/122, 0 Yorkshire v Surrey The Oval 12 Sep 2017 FC
5/19 Yorkshire v Northants Leeds 17 Aug 2017 T20
1/34 Yorkshire v Leics Leicester 12 Aug 2017 T20
0/26 Yorkshire v Lancashire Leeds 11 Aug 2017 T20
0/24, 3* Yorkshire v Durham Chester-le-Street 4 Aug 2017 T20
0/35 Yorkshire v Derbyshire Leeds 3 Aug 2017 T20
1/33 Yorkshire v Notts Nottingham 30 Jul 2017 T20
1, 0/20 Yorkshire v Durham Leeds 26 Jul 2017 T20
1/36 Yorkshire v Worcs Leeds 23 Jul 2017 T20
3/37 Yorkshire v Warwickshire Leeds 21 Jul 2017 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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Jul 26, 2017

Azeem Rafiq celebrates a Durham wicket, Yorkshire v Durham, NatWest Blast, North Group, July 26, 2017

Azeem Rafiq celebrates a Durham wicket

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May 1, 2017

Azeem Rafiq claimed 4 for 47, Yorkshire v Lancashire, Royal London Cup, North Group, Headingley, May 1, 2017

Azeem Rafiq claimed 4 for 47

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Sep 22, 2016

Azeem Rafiq was bowled for a gutsy 65, Middlesex v Yorkshire, County Championship, Division One, Lord's, 1st day, September 22, 2016

Azeem Rafiq was bowled for a gutsy 65

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