Safyaan Sharif

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Safyaan Sharif
Personal information
Full name Safyaan Sharif
Born (1991-05-24) 24 May 1991 (age 24)
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]

Sharif is of Pakistani origin.[8]

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. 
  8. ^ ""Hopefully we can beat a couple of the big teams at the World Cup" : Safyaan Sharif". Pakpassion. 12 February 2014. Retrieved 23 May 2015. You are not going to play Pakistan in the group stages next year, and you were injured last year when Pakistan visited Scotland as well – do you have any regrets about that?... Yes obviously, I have always wanted to play against my home country. 

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