Abdul Samad (Indian cricketer)

Abdul Samad (born 28 October 2001) is an Indian cricketer who plays for Jammu & Kashmir in domestic cricket and for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He is a right-handed batsman and right-arm leg-break bowler.[1]

Abdul Samad
Personal information
Full nameAbdul Samad Farooq
Born (2001-10-28) 28 October 2001 (age 20)
Kalakote Rajouri, Jammu and Kashmir, India
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm leg break
RoleBatsman
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2019–presentJammu & Kashmir
2020–presentSunrisers Hyderabad
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 10 11 29
Runs scored 592 307 510
Batting average 39.46 27.90 36.42
100s/50s 2/3 0/4 0/2
Top score 128 68 76*
Balls bowled 108 168 108
Wickets 4 2 3
Bowling average 17.75 81.50 62.33
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0
Best bowling 2/7 1/11 1/14
Catches/stumpings 7/0 2/0 15/0
Source: Cricinfo, 12 April 2021

Abdul Samad is the third cricketer from Jammu & Kashmir to feature in the IPL.[2] Abdul Samad made his IPL debut against Delhi Capitals on 29 September 2020.[3]

CareerEdit

He made his Twenty20 debut for Jammu & Kashmir in the 2018–19 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on 21 February 2019.[4] He made his List A debut on 27 September 2019, for Jammu & Kashmir in the 2019–20 Vijay Hazare Trophy.[5] He made his first-class debut on 9 December 2019, for Jammu & Kashmir in the 2019–20 Ranji Trophy.[6]

He was signed by the Sunrisers Hyderabad for the 2020 Indian Premier League.[7] He made his IPL debut on 29 September 2020, against the Delhi Capitals.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Abdul Samad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 21 February 2019.
  2. ^ Sen, Rohan (30 September 2020). "Abdul Samad sheds light on IPL debut: People back home have lot of expectations from me". India Today. Retrieved 28 August 2021.
  3. ^ Sen, Rohan (3 October 2020). "Yusuf Pathan praises brother Irfan for finding Abdul Samad: You can be a good scout for IPL teams". India Today. Retrieved 28 August 2021.
  4. ^ "Group A, Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy at Krishna, Feb 21 2019". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 21 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Elite, Group C, Vijay Hazare Trophy at Jaipur, Sep 27 2019". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 September 2019.
  6. ^ "Elite, Group C, Ranji Trophy at Dehradun, Dec 9-12 2019". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 9 December 2019.
  7. ^ "IPL 2020 - Devdutt Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaikwad in power-packed band of uncapped Indian batsmen". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 10 September 2020.
  8. ^ "Who is Abdul Samad, the new boy in the Sunrisers Hyderabad XI?". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 29 September 2020.

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