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Sayed Shirzad (born 1 October 1994) is an Afghan cricketer. Shirzad is a left-handed batsman who bowls left-arm medium pace.

Sayed Shirzad
Personal information
Full nameSayed Ahmed Shirzad
Born (1994-10-01) 1 October 1994 (age 24)
Afghanistan
BattingLeft-handed
BowlingLeft-arm medium
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 46)2 March 2019 v Ireland
Last ODI4 July 2019 v West Indies
T20I debut (cap 31)29 November 2015 v Oman
Last T20I24 February 2019 v Ireland
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2011/12Afghan Cheetahs
Career statistics
Competition T20I
Matches 4
Runs scored 1
Batting average 1.00
100s/50s 0/0
Top score 1
Balls bowled 90
Wickets 7
Bowling average 16.57
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match n/a
Best bowling 3/16
Catches/stumpings 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 4 July 2019

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Domestic careerEdit

Shirzad represented Afghanistan Under-19s in the 2011 Under-19 World Cup Qualifier in Ireland,.[1] He made his Twenty20 debut for the Afghan Cheetahs in the Faysal Bank Twenty-20 Cup against Rawalpindi Rams.[2] He wasn't required to bat in this match, while with the ball he bowled two wicket-less overs.[3]

He made his List A debut for Boost Region in the 2018 Ghazi Amanullah Khan Regional One Day Tournament on 11 July 2018.[4] He was the leading wicket-taker for Boost Region during the tournament, with twelve dismissals in six matches.[5]

International careerEdit

He made his Twenty20 International debut for Afghanistan against Oman on 29 November 2015.[6]

In May 2018, he was named in Afghanistan's squad for their inaugural Test match, played against India, but he was not selected for the match.[7][8]

In July 2018, he was named in Afghanistan's One Day International (ODI) squad for their series against Ireland, but he did not play.[9] In September 2018, he was named in Afghanistan's ODI squad for the 2018 Asia Cup, but he did not play.[10]

In February 2019, he was named in Afghanistan's One Day International (ODI) squad for their series against Ireland in India.[11][12] He made his ODI debut for Afghanistan against Ireland on 2 March 2019.[13] Following the conclusion of the ODI series, he was added to Afghanistan's Test squad, for the one-off match against Ireland, but he did not play.[14]

On 27 June 2019, Sayed was added to Afghanistan's squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup, replacing Aftab Alam, who was ruled out of the tournament due to "exceptional circumstances".[15]

T20 franchise careerEdit

In September 2018, he was named in Kandahar's squad in the first edition of the Afghanistan Premier League tournament.[16] He was the leading wicket-taker for the Kandahar Knights in the tournament, with sixteen dismissals in eight matches.[17]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Other matches played by Sayed Shirzad". CricketArchive. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  2. ^ "Twenty20 Matches played by Sayed Shirzad". CricketArchive. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  3. ^ "Afghan Cheetas v Rawalpindi Rams, 2011/12 Faysal Bank T-20 Cup". CricketArchive. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  4. ^ "Group B, Ghazi Amanullah Khan Regional One Day Tournament at Khost, Jul 11 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Ghazi Amanullah Khan Regional One Day Tournament, 2018 - Boost Region: Batting and bowling averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  6. ^ "Afghanistan tour of United Arab Emirates, 1st T20I: Afghanistan v Oman at Abu Dhabi, Nov 29, 2015". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 29 November 2015.
  7. ^ "Afghanistan Squads for T20I Bangladesh Series and on-eoff India Test Announced". Afghanistan Cricket Board. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Afghanistan pick four spinners for inaugural Test". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  9. ^ "Wafadar gets maiden white-ball call-up as Afghanistan name squads for Ireland". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  10. ^ "Afghanistan pick four spinners for Asia Cup". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  11. ^ "Mujeeb left out for Ireland Test, Shahzad out of T20Is". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  12. ^ "No Mujeeb in Tests as Afghanistan announce squads for Ireland series". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 7 February 2019.
  13. ^ "2nd ODI (D/N), Ireland tour of India at Dehra Dun, Mar 2 2019". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  14. ^ "Afghanistan add Zahir Khan and Sayed Shirzad to Test squad". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  15. ^ "ICC approves Shirzad as replacement for Alam". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 27 June 2019.
  16. ^ "Afghanistan Premier League 2018 – All you need to know from the player draft". CricTracker. Retrieved 10 September 2018.
  17. ^ "Afghanistan Premier League, 2018/19 - Kandahar Knights: Batting and bowling averages". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 October 2018.

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