Shoaib Sarwar

Shoaib Sarwar (born 15 October 1986) is a United Arab Emirates cricketer.[1] A right-handed batsman and right-arm medium-fast bowler,[2] he has played for the United Arab Emirates national cricket team since 2006,[3] including eight first-class and nine List A matches.[2]

Shoaib Sarwar
Personal information
Born (1986-10-15) 15 October 1986 (age 33)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium-fast
RoleBowler
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2006–2011 United Arab Emirates
First-class debut4 February 2008 United Arab Emirates v Kenya
Last First-classJuly 2011 United Arab Emirates v Kenya
List A debut22 April 2006 United Arab Emirates v Ireland
Last List AJuly 2011 United Arab Emirates v Kenya
Career statistics
Competition First-class List A
Matches 8 9
Runs scored 165 52
Batting average 15.00 17.33
100s/50s 0/2 0/0
Top score 61 13*
Balls bowled 972 329
Wickets 14 14
Bowling average 42.42 17.35
5 wickets in innings 0 1
10 wickets in match 0 0
Best bowling 4/87 5/23
Catches/stumpings 2/0 1/0
Source: [1], 28 September 2008

BiographyEdit

Born in Dubai in 1986,[2] Shoaib Sarwar first played for the UAE at Under-19 level, playing in the Youth Asia Cup in Karachi in 2003 and in the ACC Under-19 Cup in Nepal in 2005.[4] He first played for the senior side in 2006,[3] making his List A debut with matches against Ireland and Sri Lanka A in the EurAsia Cricket Series in Abu Dhabi.[5] He also played against Brunei and Saudi Arabia in that year's ACC Trophy.[4]

He made his first-class debut in February 2008, playing an ICC Intercontinental Cup match against Kenya.[6] He scored 61 in the second innings of that match,[7] his highest first-class score.[2] He has since played matches in the tournament against Ireland and the Netherlands[6] as well as a match against Essex County Cricket Club. He most recently represented his country in the ACC Trophy Elite tournament in Kuala Lumpur.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Shoaib Sarwar at Cricinfo
  2. ^ a b c d Shoaib Sarwar at CricketArchive
  3. ^ a b Teams played for by Shoaib Sarwar at CricketArchive
  4. ^ a b c Other matches played by Shoaib Sarwar at CricketArchive
  5. ^ List A matches played by Shoaib Sarwar at CricketArchive
  6. ^ a b First-class matches played by Shoaib Sarwar at CricketArchive
  7. ^ Scorecard of UAE v Kenya, 4 February 2008 at CricketArchive

8. Shoaib Sarwar at The National U.A.E