Safyaan Sharif

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Safyaan Sharif
Personal information
Full name Safyaan Sharif
Born (1991-05-24) 24 May 1991 (age 23)
Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England
Nickname

Saffy

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Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 45) 29 June 2011 v Netherlands
Last ODI 8 September 2013 v Ireland
Domestic team information
Years Team
2011–present Scotland
Career statistics
Competition ODI FC LA T20
Matches 6 4 15 12
Runs scored 49 143 94 33
Batting average 24.50 35.75 15.66 16.50
100s/50s –/– –/1 –/– –/–
Top score 26 60 26 13*
Balls bowled 264 528 592 226
Wickets 6 5 14 14
Bowling average 39.83 58.40 37.21 19.21
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 4/27 3/27 4/27 3/29
Catches/stumpings 1/– 3/– 1/– 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 14 September 2013

Safyaan Sharif (born 24 May 1991) is an English-born Scottish cricketer. Sharif is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm fast-medium. He was born at Huddersfield, Yorkshire.

Sharif made his debut for Scotland in a One Day International against the Netherlands in the 2011-13 Intercontinental Cup One-Day competition in June 2011, taking figures of 4/27.[1] The following month he played two further One Day International's in the tri-nation series against Ireland and Sri Lanka, with both matches played at The Grange, Edinburgh.[2] He later made four List A appearances against English counties in the 2011 Clydesdale Bank 40.[3] In September 2011, Sharif made his first-class debut in the 2011-13 ICC Intercontinental Cup against Namibia at the Wanderers Cricket Ground, Windhoek.[4] Following the match he played in Scotland's two List A matches against Namibia, which formed part of the ICC Intercontinental Cup One-Day competition.[3] During the tour, he also made four Twenty20 appearances against the hosts,[5] taking 8 wickets at an average of 10.37, with best figures of 3/29.[6]

In February 2012, he made his second first-class appearance against the United Arab Emirates in the Intercontinental Cup.[4] He was selected as part of Scotland's squad for the World Twenty20 Qualifier which proceeds their series against the United Arab Emirates.[7]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Scotland v Netherlands, 2011-13 ICC Intercontinental Cup One-Day". CricketArchive. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "One-Day International Matches played by Safyaan Sharif". CricketArchive. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "List A Matches played by Safyaan Sharif". CricketArchive. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "First-Class Matches played by Safyaan Sharif". CricketArchive. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  5. ^ "Twenty20 Matches played by Safyaan Sharif". CricketArchive. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  6. ^ "Twenty20 Bowling For Each Team by Safyaan Sharif". CricketArchive. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  7. ^ "Scotland name touring squads". CricketEurope. www.cricketeurope4.net. 8 February 2012. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 

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