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Ahsan Raza (born 29 May 1974 in Lahore, Pakistan) is a former Pakistani first-class cricketer who is currently a cricket umpire.[1]

Ahsan Raza
Personal information
Full nameAhsan Raza
Born (1974-05-29) 29 May 1974 (age 44)
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
BattingRight-handed
RoleBatsman, Wicket-keeper, Umpire
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1993–1994Faisalabad
1993–2000Habib Bank Limited
1996–1999Lahore City
1994–1995Sargodha
First-class debut27 October 1993 Habib Bank Ltd v PAC
Last First-class29 January 2000 Habib Bank Ltd v Islamabad
List A debut26 November 1993 Habib Bank Ltd v PAC
Last List A4 October 1999 Habib Bank Ltd v Gujranwala
Umpiring information
ODIs umpired33 (2010–2019)
T20Is umpired37 (2006–2019)
Career statistics
Competition FC LA
Matches 21 4
Runs scored 192 3
Batting average 8 3
100s/50s 0/0 0/0
Top score 20 3
Balls bowled 0 0
Wickets
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match n/a
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 56/7 2/2
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 31 March 2019

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Playing careerEdit

Ahsan Raza played for a number of Pakistani teams including Faisalabad, Habib Bank Limited, Lahore and Sargodha.[1][2][3][4]

Umpiring careerEdit

Ahsan Raza is Pakistan's nominated third umpire on the International Cricket Council International Panel of Umpires and Referees.[5] Ahsan Raza made his debut as a first-class umpire in 2006 and had umpired 35 matches to the end of February 2009.[6] He got a contract from Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) along with Zameer Haider and Shozab Raza in 2012.[7]

In January 2018, he was named as one of the seventeen on-field umpires for the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.[8] In October 2018, he was named as one of the twelve on-field umpires for the 2018 ICC Women's World Twenty20.[9]

AttackEdit

On 3 March 2009, Ahsan Raza was injured in an attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore.[10] He was shot twice and was in a serious condition in a Lahore hospital.[11][12]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Players and Officials – Ahsan Raza". Cricinfo. Retrieved 3 March 2009.
  2. ^ "Profile – Ahsan Raza". Pakistan Cricket Board. Retrieved 3 March 2009.
  3. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Ahsan Raza". Pakistan Cricket Board. Retrieved 3 March 2009.
  4. ^ "List A Matches played by Ahsan Raza". Pakistan Cricket Board. Retrieved 3 March 2009.
  5. ^ "Match Officials". International Cricket Council. Archived from the original on 1 February 2009. Retrieved 3 March 2009.
  6. ^ "Ahsan Raza as Umpire in First-Class Matches". Pakistan Cricket Board. Retrieved 3 March 2009.
  7. ^ Three umpires get PCB contracts ESPNCricinfo.com. Retrieved on 25-2-2012
  8. ^ "Match officials appointed for U19 Cricket World Cup". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  9. ^ "11th team for next month's ICC Women's World T20 revealed". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 25 October 2018.
  10. ^ "Pakistani umpire critically injured in Lahore attack". Sindh Today. 3 March 2009. Archived from the original on 6 March 2009. Retrieved 3 March 2009.
  11. ^ "ICC condemns gun attack on Sri Lankan players". ABC News. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 3 March 2009. Retrieved 3 March 2009.
  12. ^ "In pictures: Pakistan readies for return of international cricket". BBC Sport. Retrieved 22 May 2015.

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