Rumman Raees (Urdu: رومان رئیس; born 18 October 1991) is a Pakistani cricketer who plays for United Bank Limited and the Pakistan cricket team. In August 2018, he was one of thirty-three players to be awarded a central contract for the 2018–19 season by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
|Full name||Rumman Raees Khan|
|Born||18 October 1991|
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
|Bowling||Left-arm fast medium|
|ODI debut (cap 214)||14 June 2017 v England|
|Last ODI||19 January 2018 v New Zealand|
|T20I debut (cap 72)||27 September 2016 v West Indies|
|Last T20I||28 January 2018 v New Zealand|
|Domestic team information|
|2016–present||Islamabad United (squad no. 11)|
Source: Cricinfo, 30 January 2021
Domestic and T20 franchise careerEdit
In October 2017, during the 2017–18 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match between United Bank Limited and Lahore Whites, he took nine wickets for 25 runs in the second innings of the game. These were the second-best figures in first-class cricket in Pakistan.
On 3 June 2018, he was selected to play for the Toronto Nationals in the players' draft for the inaugural edition of the Global T20 Canada tournament. In March 2019, he was named in Federal Areas' squad for the 2019 Pakistan Cup.
He was selected in Pakistan's squad for the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 tournament, but was dropped due to a knee injury. He made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut for Pakistan against the West Indies on 27 September 2016.
Raees was initially not named in Pakistan's squad for the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy, but was added to the team as a replacement for the injured Wahab Riaz. He made his One Day International (ODI) debut in the semi-final against England on 14 June replacing the injured Mohammad Amir. He took two wickets for 44 runs including England's opener Alex Hales.
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