Usman Afzaal

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Usman Afzaal
Personal information
Full name Usman Afzaal
Born (1977-06-09) 9 June 1977 (age 40)
Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan
Nickname Uz, Uzi, A-Star, Zaf-Zaf
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Slow left arm orthodox
Role All-rounder
Relations Kamran Afzaal (brother),
Aquib Afzaal (brother)
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 605) 5 July 2001 v Australia
Last Test 2 August 2001 v Australia
Domestic team information
Years Team
1995–2003 Nottinghamshire
2004–2007 Northamptonshire
2008–2010 Surrey
Career statistics
Competition Test FC LA T20
Matches 3 235 190 52
Runs scored 83 14,055 5,491 942
Batting average 16.60 39.15 35.88 22.42
100s/50s 0/1 32/74 6/34 0/4
Top score 54 204* 132 98*
Balls bowled 54 9,089 1,602 195
Wickets 1 98 59 8
Bowling average 49.00 51.81 26.55 32.75
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 1/49 4/101 4/49 2/15
Catches/stumpings 0/– 104/– 53/– 6/–
Source: CricketArchive, 12 August 2013

Usman Afzaal (born 9 June 1977) is a Pakistani-born English cricketer who has played three Test matches for England, all against Australia in 2001. He is a left-handed middle order batsman and occasional left arm slow bowler.

He started his first-class career with Nottinghamshire, and was awarded the NBC Denis Compton Award in 1996, but left the county after the 2003 season to play for Northamptonshire. Towards the end of 2007 season he left Northamptonshire and signed a three-year contract with Surrey.[1]

Usman has launched his own national cricket academy for aspiring young cricketers.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Surrey sign Usman Afzaal on three-year deal

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