Nizakat Khan

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Nizakat Khan
Personal information
Full name Nizakat Khan
Born (1992-07-08) 8 July 1992 (age 24)
Attock, Punjab, Pakistan
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm leg break
Role All-rounder
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 25) 1 May 2014 v Afghanistan
Last ODI 8 November 2016 v Papua New Guinea
T20I debut (cap 9) 16 March 2014 v Nepal
Last T20I 5 September 2016 v Ireland
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I FC LA
Matches 12 23 4 31
Runs scored 468 377 358 903
Batting average 39.00 17.95 44.75 33.44
100s/50s 0/2 0/2 1/3 0/5
Top score 94 62 123 95
Balls bowled 121 78 132 751
Wickets 4 4 0 18
Bowling average 20.25 17.25 26.61
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match n/a n/a n/a
Best bowling 1/11 3/19 4/14
Catches/stumpings 5/– 8/– 1/– 12/–
Source: CricketArchive, 24 December 2016

Nizakat Khan (born 8 July 1992) is a Pakistani born Hong Kong cricketer. Khan is a right-handed batsman who bowls leg break.

Having played age group cricket for Hong Kong Under-19s in the 2010 Under-19 World Cup,[1] he proceeded to make his World Cricket League debut for Hong Kong in the 2011 World Cricket League Division Three, where he helped Hong Kong earn promotion to 2011 World Cricket League Division Two. It was in this tournament that he made his List A debut against Uganda. He played 5 further List A matches in the competition, the last of which was Papua New Guinea.[2] In his 6 matches in the competition, he scored 182 runs at a batting average of 30.33, with 2 half centuries and a high score of 95.[3] His highest score came against Namibia.[4] With the ball he took 10 wickets at a bowling average of 18.80, with best figures of 4/14.[5] His best bowling performance came against Uganda.[6]

He made his One Day International debut against Afghanistan in the 2014 ACC Premier League on 1 May 2014.[7] He was suspended from bowling due to an illegal action during the 2015 ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier in July.[8] He scored his maiden first-class century on 2 September 2016 against Ireland in the 2015–17 ICC Intercontinental Cup.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Youth One-Day International Matches played by Nizakat Khan". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "List A Matches played by Nizakat Khan". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "List A Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Nizakat Khan". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Hong Kong v Namibia, 2011 ICC World Cricket League Division Two". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "List A Bowling For Each Team by Nizakat Khan". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "Hong Kong v Uganda, 2011 ICC World Cricket League Division Two". CricketArchive. Retrieved 21 May 2011. 
  7. ^ "Asian Cricket Council Premier League, 2014". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 26 November 2014. 
  8. ^ "Hong Kong's Nizakat Khan suspended for illegal action". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 July 2015. 
  9. ^ "Murtagh's four-for gives Ireland top spot". ESPN Cricinfo. 2 September 2016. Retrieved 2 September 2016. 

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