Qasim Zubair

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Qasim Zubair
Personal information
Full name Qasim Zubair
Born (1987-08-31) 31 August 1987 (age 29)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium fast
Role Bowler
Domestic team information
Years Team
2007  United Arab Emirates
First-class debut 11 January 2007 United Arab Emirates v Scotland
Last First-class 8 November 2007 United Arab Emirates v Bermuda
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 3
Runs scored 60
Batting average 15.00
100s/50s 0/0
Top score 28*
Balls bowled 350
Wickets 3
Bowling average 76.66
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 2/35
Catches/stumpings 2/0
Source: CricketArchive, 24 September 2008

Qasim Zubair (born 31 August 1987) is a United Arab Emirates cricketer.[1] A right-handed batsman and right-arm medium-fast bowler,[2] he has played for the United Arab Emirates national cricket team since 2006,[3] including three first-class matches.[4]


Born in Dubai in 1987,[2] Qasim Zubair first represented the UAE at Under-15 level, playing in the Under-15 Asia Cup in Dubai in 2002. He played for the Under-19 team in the Youth Asia Cup in Karachi the following year, and in the ACC Under-17 Cup in India in 2004. His career at youth level ended with the ACC Under-19 Cup in Nepal in 2005.[5]

He made his debut for the UAE senior team in 2006, when he played against Brunei in the ACC Trophy.[5] He made his first-class debut in January 2007, playing in a 2006 ICC Intercontinental Cup match against Scotland. He played against Ireland in the same tournament the following month.[4]

He toured Canada with the UAE later in 2007, playing against a Canadian Invitation XI and Ontario.[5] He played a 2007-08 ICC Intercontinental Cup match against Bermuda in November.[4] In 2008, he played for the UAE against Somerset and Yorkshire and most recently represented his country in the 2008 ACC Trophy Elite tournament, where he played against Afghanistan and Nepal.[5]