Shaaiq Choudhry

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Shaaiq Choudhry
Personal information
Full name Shaaiq Hussain Choudhry
Born (1985-11-03) 3 November 1985 (age 31)
Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
Domestic team information
Years Team
2010–present Worcestershire (squad no. 28)
FC debut 1 June 2007 Marylebone Cricket Club v West Indians
LA debut 19 July 2010 Worcestershire v Sussex
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 11 22 11
Runs scored 306 163 61
Batting average 25.50 18.11 30.50
100s/50s 0/3 0/0 0/0
Top score 75 39 26*
Balls bowled 1,000 618 156
Wickets 17 14 6
Bowling average 27.82 46.14 30.33
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 4/38 4/54 2/24
Catches/stumpings 6/– 7/– 0/–
Source: Cricinfo, 25 May 2013

Shaaiq Choudhry (born 1985) is an English cricketer who has played for Worcestershire County Cricket Club. A right-handed batsman and slow left-arm orthodox bowler, he made his first-class debut in 2007 playing for Marylebone Cricket Club in a three-day match as part of the West Indies tour of England in 2007.

County cricket[edit]

Born 3 November 1985, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, Choudhry made his debut for Marylebone Cricket Club as a 21-year-old against the West Indies. Batting at eight Choudhry top scored for the MCC with a score of 54 not out in 143 balls helping MCC to 260. Choudhry also bowled 12 overs without success in a drawn match.[1][2] From 2007 until 2010, Choudhry was contracted at Warwickshire, despite playing in a host of second XI matches he left the club in 2010 without making a single senior appearance.[3] In May 2010, Choudhry was given an eight-week trial with Worcestershire.[4] During his trial, Choudhry played in a drawn County Championship game against Sussex at Hove where he made a then career best 63 in the first innings, helping Worcestershire towards a first innings score of 464. He then claimed the wicket of Ed Joyce in the Sussex innings.[5] Choudhry signed a one-year contract with Worcestershire following a successful trial with the club.[6] The day after the contract was agreed, Choudhry made his T20 debut in a loss against Durham.[7] Choudhry made his List A debut for Worcestershire in July against Sussex where he made 39 and was wicketless in a heavy 159 run loss.[8] In late August 2010 Choudhry took one wicket and took the winnings runs scoring 21 not out in a victory against Unicorns.[9] On 1 September 2010, Choudhry claimed his best one day bowling figures of 4–54 against Surrey. Choudhry claimed the wicket of England international Kevin Pietersen by a caught and bowled, in his one-day debut for Surrey after joining on a months loan from Hampshire as Worcestershire won by 90 runs.[10][11] In April 2011, Choudhry also claimed two wickets in a loss against Middlesex.[12] Choudhry took 2–24 in a one-day match against Northamptonshire at New Road in a seven wicket victory for Worcestershire.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marylebone Cricket Club v West Indians". ESPN Cricinfo. 1–3 June 2007. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "WIndies dominate tour match". Cricket Web. 2 June 2007. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Worcestershire hero Shaaiq Choudhry almost quit cricket". BBC SPORT. 3 September 2010. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Worcestershire give Shaaiq Choudhry eight-week trial". BBC SPORT. 24 May 2010. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Sussex v Worcestershire". ESPN Cricinfo. 24–27 May 2010. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 
  6. ^ "Shaaiq Choudhry lands contract with Worcestershire". BBC SPORT. 8 July 2010. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 
  7. ^ "Durham v Worcestershire". ESPN Cricinfo. 9 July 2010. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 
  8. ^ "Worcestershire v Sussex". ESPN Cricinfo. 19 July 2010. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 
  9. ^ "Worcestershire v Unicorns". ESPN Cricinfo. 29 August 2010. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 
  10. ^ "Worcestershire v Surrey". ESPN Cricinfo. 1 September 2010. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 
  11. ^ "Pietersen misses out on big score as Surrey are beaten". BBC SPORT. 1 September 2010. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 
  12. ^ "Worcestershire v Middlesex". ESPN Cricinfo. 24 April 2011. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 
  13. ^ "Worcestershire v Northamptonshire". ESPN Cricinfo. 10 June 2011. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 

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