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Ehsan Khan (born 27 December 1984) is a Hong Kong cricketer.[1] He made his first-class cricket debut against Ireland in the 2015–17 ICC Intercontinental Cup on 30 August 2016.[2] He made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut against Ireland on 5 September 2016.[3] He made his One Day International (ODI) debut against Scotland on 8 September 2016, taking a wicket with his very first delivery.[4]

Ehsan Khan
Personal information
Born (1984-12-27) 27 December 1984 (age 34)
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm off break
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 35)8 September 2016 v Scotland
Last ODI18 September 2018 v India
T20I debut (cap 22)5 September 2016 v Ireland
Last T20I18 January 2017 v Netherlands
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I FC LA
Matches 13 4 4 21
Runs scored 80 81 80 136
Batting average 11.42 81.00 13.33 10.46
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0
Top score 27* 42* 30 27*
Balls bowled 699 81 671 1,034
Wickets 25 6 11 45
Bowling average 19.80 14.83 35.45 16.53
5 wickets in innings 0 0 1 1
10 wickets in match n/a n/a 0 n/a
Best bowling 4/33 2/17 5/13 5/17
Catches/stumpings 3/– 1/– 4/– 7/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 18 September 2018

On 8 March 2018, during the 2018 Cricket World Cup Qualifier match against Afghanistan at Bulawayo Athletic Club, Bulawayo, Khan took 4 wickets for 33 runs. Hong Kong went on to win the match by 30 runs, under the Duckworth–Lewis method, and Khan was named the player of the match.[5][6] It was Hong Kong's first win against a Full Member side in an ODI match.[7] Following the conclusion of the Cricket World Cup Qualifier tournament, the International Cricket Council (ICC) named Khan as the rising star of Hong Kong's squad.[8]

In August 2018, he was named in Hong Kong's squad for the 2018 Asia Cup Qualifier tournament.[9] Hong Kong won the qualifier tournament, and he was then named in Hong Kong's squad for the 2018 Asia Cup.[10]

In December 2018, he was named in Hong Kong's team for the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup.[11] In April 2019, he was named in Hong Kong's squad for the 2019 ICC World Cricket League Division Two tournament in Namibia.[12] He was named as one of the six players to watch during the tournament.[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ehsan Khan". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 30 August 2016.
  2. ^ "ICC Intercontinental Cup, Ireland v Hong Kong at Belfast, Aug 30-Sep 2, 2016". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 22 February 2016.
  3. ^ "1st T20I: Ireland v Hong Kong at Bready, Sep 5, 2016". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 5 September 2016.
  4. ^ "1st ODI: Scotland v Hong Kong at Edinburgh, Sep 8, 2016". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 8 September 2016.
  5. ^ "12th Match, Group B, ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier at Bulawayo, Mar 8 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  6. ^ "'Hong Kong can beat any team' - Ehsan Khan". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  7. ^ "Afghanistan suffer massive dent to World Cup hopes". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 8 March 2018.
  8. ^ "CWCQ 2018 Report Card: Hong Kong". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  9. ^ "Hong Kong Squad for the ACC Asia Cup Qualifiers 2018 - 27th August - 8th September 2018". Hong Kong Cricket. Archived from the original on 4 August 2018. Retrieved 4 August 2018.
  10. ^ "Anshuman Rath to lead Hong Kong into the 2018 Unimoni Asia Cup". Hong Kong Cricket. Archived from the original on 10 September 2018. Retrieved 10 September 2018.
  11. ^ "Aizaz Khan to replace injured Anshuman Rath as captain for Emerging Nations Cup!". Hong Kong Cricket. Archived from the original on 4 December 2018. Retrieved 3 December 2018.
  12. ^ "All to play for in last ever World Cricket League tournament". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  13. ^ "Six players to watch out for at WCL Division Two 2019". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 20 April 2019.

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