Aijaz Ali

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Aijaz Ali Urdu: اعجاز علی
Personal information
Born (1968-06-20) 20 June 1968 (age 49)
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm medium-fast
Role Batsman
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 1) 10 September 2004 v New Zealand
Last ODI 13 September 2004 v Australia
Domestic team information
Years Team
2000–2005  United States
Career statistics
Competition ODI FC LA ICCT
Matches 2 2 11 18
Runs scored 5 82 88 128
Batting average 2.50 20.50 14.66 12.80
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0
Top score 4 36 35 44
Balls bowled 0 48 18 431
Wickets - 0 1 10
Bowling average - - 29.00 29.10
5 wickets in innings - 0 0 0
10 wickets in match - 0 0 0
Best bowling - 0/19 1/10 3/23
Catches/stumpings 1/0 2/0 4/0 2/0
Source: CricketArchive, 7 October 2008

Aijaz Ali (born 20 June 1968) is a Pakistani born American former cricketer.[1] A right-handed batsman and right-arm medium-fast bowler,[2] he played for the United States national cricket team between 1993[1] and 2005.[3] He played two One Day Internationals (ODIs) for them in 2004.[2]

Biography[edit]

Born in Karachi in 1968,[2] Aijaz Ali made his debut for the USA in 1993.[1] He played in the 1994 ICC Trophy in Nairobi and the 1997 ICC Trophy in Kuala Lumpur.[4] He made his List A debut in the 2000 Red Stripe Bowl, playing matches against Jamaica, Canada and Trinidad & Tobago.[5]

He played in the 2001 ICC Trophy in Ontario[4] and returned to the USA side in 2004 when he played in the ICC 6 Nations Challenge in the United Arab Emirates.[5] He made his first-class debut in 2004, playing matches in the ICC Intercontinental Cup against Canada in Fort Lauderdale and against Bermuda in Hamilton.[6] In between those two matches, he played in the Americas Championship in Bermuda.[7]

Later in 2004, he played his only two ODIs in the 2004 ICC Champions Trophy in England, playing against New Zealand and Australia.[5] He last played for the USA in 2005,[2] playing in the 2005 ICC Trophy in Ireland.[4] After warm-up matches against the Northern Cricket Union President's XI and Namibia,[7] he played three matches in the tournament itself, playing against Uganda and Bermuda in the group stage and against Oman in the 9th place play-off.[4]

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