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The Abbottabad Falcons (Urdu: ایبٹ آباد فالکنز‎) are a Pakistani men's professional Twenty20 cricket team that competes in the Haier T20 League and based in Abbottabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.[1] The Falcons play at the Abbottabad Cricket Stadium, which the PCB recently declared a first-class ground.[2]

Abbottabad Falcons
ایبٹ آباد فالکنز
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Personnel
CaptainPakistan Younus Khan
CoachPakistan Sajjad Akbar
Team information
Colours        
Founded2005
Dissolved2016
Home groundAbbottabad Cricket Stadium
Capacity16,000
History
Haier T20 Cup wins0

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HistoryEdit

The Falcons were formed in 2005 as the "Abbottabad Rhinos", but renamed themselves to the Abbottabad Falcons during the 2010-11 season.[3]

SquadEdit

Current Falcons squad as of February 2014. [4]

Name Nat Age Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Starters
Younis Khan   36 Right-hand bat Right-arm medium Captain
Adnan Raees   32 Left-hand bat Right-arm medium
Adnan Younis   27 Right-hand bat Right-arm offbreak
Ahmed Jamal   25 Right-hand bat
Aziz-ur-Rehman   28 Right-hand bat Right-arm medium-fast
Fazl-e-Rabbi   27 Right-hand bat Right-arm medium-fast
Hammad Ali   23 Right-hand bat Right-arm medium-fast
Junaid Khan   24 Right-hand bat Left-arm fast Fast bowler
Khalid Usman   27 Right-hand bat Slow left-arm orthodox
Mohammad Ali   28 Left-hand bat Leg Break
Mohammad Naeem   23 Right-hand bat Right-arm medium-fast
Yasir naseem   20 left-hand bat left-arm medium-fast
Rameez Ahmed   25 Right-hand bat
Riaz Kail   25 Right-hand bat Right-arm offbreak
Shakeel Ahmed   20 Left-hand bat Slow left-arm orthodox
Yasir Hameed   35 Right-hand bat Right-arm medium
Yasir Shah   27 Right-hand bat Legbreak Spin bowler
Zia ul Haq   33 Right-hand bat Legbreak

SeasonsEdit

Year National Twenty20 Cup
2005* League stage
2006* League stage
2007* Not Held
2008* League stage
2009* League stage
2010* League stage
2011* League stage
2012 League stage
2013 Legaue stage
2014 Semi-finals
2015 League stage
2016 League stage
2017 Did not qualify

Note: * indicates participations as Abbotabad Rhinos.

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