Agha Sabir

Agha Sabir (born 8 April 1981) is a Pakistani first-class cricketer who has been part of Pakistan domestic cricket since 2001. Agha Sabir started his first-class career for Pakistan Customs.[1] In 2005, Agha Sabir was recruited by Pakistan International Airlines as a professional cricketer.[2]

Agha Sabir
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Sabir at the 2014 Florida US Open
Personal information
Born (1981-04-08) 8 April 1981 (age 39)
Karachi, Pakistan
BattingLeft-handed
BowlingLeft-arm spin
RoleBatting all-rounder
Source: Cricinfo, 25 October 2015

Early careerEdit

Agha made his first-class debut in 2001 at the age of 20. Pakistan Customs selected him for the PCB Patron's Trophy in 2001.[1] Agha scored his maiden first-class century against Pakistan International Airlines in his second game. He ended up scoring 196 in first innings with twenty-one fours and six sixes.[3]

After his performance in the Patron's Trophy 2001/02, he was selected for Karachi region to participate in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, scoring 154.[4]

Agha continued to make his name and represented Pakistan Academy Team against South Africa during its tour to Pakistan in 2005[5] and PCB XI against the touring Leicestershire County Team in 2005.[6]

Professional careerEdit

International Leagues
Year Tournaments Teams Country
2005 North Staffs & South Cheshire Premiere Cricket League[7] Woore Cricket Club England
2007 Northants Premiere League[8] Isham Cricket Club England
2008 Northern Bank Senior Cup[9] Limavady Cricket Club Ireland
2010 Ribblesdale Cricket League[10] Ribblesdale Wanderers Cricket Club England
2011 North West Cricket Union[11] Bready Cricket Club Ireland

Professional awardsEdit

Awards as a Player
Tournament Year Achievement Ref
National Bank of Pakistan Patron's Cup 2002/03 2003 Player of the Match [12]
ABN-AMRO Twenty-20 Cup 2005/06 2006 Player of the Match [13]
Fielding in Quaid-e-Azam Trophy Silver League 2005/06 2006 Best Fielder [14]
Northern Bank Senior Cup 2008 Best Bowler of the Tournament [15]
Faysal Bank One Day National Cup Division One 2010/11 2011 Player of the Match [16]
Senior Cup (Ireland) 2012 Player of the Match [17]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Khan Research Laboratories v Pakistan Customs: Pakistan Customs vs Khan Research Laboratories at Karachi |Cricket Scorecard | Live Results | PCB". www.pcb.com.pk. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Group A: Habib Bank Limited vs Pakistan International Airlines at Karachi |Cricket Scorecard | Live Results | PCB". www.pcb.com.pk. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Pakistan Customs v Pakistan International Airlines: Pakistan International Airlines vs Pakistan Customs at Karachi |Cricket Scorecard | Live Results | PCB". www.pcb.com.pk. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  4. ^ "Pool A: Karachi Blues vs Rest of Sind at Karachi |Cricket Scorecard | Live Results | PCB". www.pcb.com.pk. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Pakistan Cricket Academy v South Africa Academy: Pakistan Cricket Academy vs South Africa Academy at Lahore |Cricket Scorecard | Live Results | PCB". www.pcb.com.pk. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  6. ^ "Pakistan Cricket Board XI v Leicestershire: Pakistan Cricket Board XI vs Leicestershire at Sheikhupura |Cricket Scorecard | Live Results | PCB". www.pcb.com.pk. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  7. ^ "Woore CC". woore.play-cricket.com. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  8. ^ "Isham CC". isham.play-cricket.com. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  9. ^ "Limavady sign new professional". www.cricketeurope.com. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  10. ^ "Ribblesdale Wanderers CC". rwcc.play-cricket.com. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  11. ^ "Bready sign Agha Sabir Ali". www.cricketeurope.com. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  12. ^ "Pool B: Lahore Blues vs Karachi Whites at Karachi |Cricket Scorecard | Live Results | PCB". www.pcb.com.pk. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  13. ^ "Pool B: Hyderabad Hawks vs Karachi Dolphins at Karachi |Cricket Scorecard | Live Results | PCB". www.pcb.com.pk. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  14. ^ "Quaid-e-Azam Trophy Silver League 2005/06 | TEST Fielding Stats| Cricket Records | PCB". www.pcb.com.pk. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  15. ^ "North West Senior 1 Averages 2008". www.cricketeurope.com. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  16. ^ "Group A: Karachi Dolphins vs Pakistan International Airlines at Islamabad |Cricket Scorecard | Live Results | PCB". www.pcb.com.pk. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  17. ^ "Burndennett v Bready". www.cricketeurope.com. Retrieved 22 December 2017.

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