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Sikandar Raza

Allrounder

Did you know?

Before becoming a professional cricketer, he hoped to be a fighter pilot.

RUNS
762
AVERAGE
38.1

Sikandar Raza

Allrounder

Did you know?

Before becoming a professional cricketer, he hoped to be a fighter pilot.

RUNS
2384
AVERAGE
34.55

Sikandar Raza

Allrounder

Did you know?

Before becoming a professional cricketer, he hoped to be a fighter pilot.

RUNS
382
AVERAGE
14.15

Allrounder

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Medium

AGE
32
HEIGHT
CM
BORN

Punjab

COUNTRY

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe

Bio

Born in Pakistan, Sikandar Raza did not make his way to the top level of cricket in a typical fashion. Originally, the talented batsman held hopes of becoming a fighter pilot, and had applied to join the air force before a failed eye test ended his dream.

Raza then attended Glasgow Caledonian College, where he began playing semi-professional cricket, before moving to Zimbabwe to join his family who had emigrated there several years earlier.

He made his first-class debut in 2007 and once qualified to play for his adopted country, Raza played his first one-day international for Zimbabwe against Bangladesh in May 2013.

In more than 20 matches since Raza has scored two centuries, including a high score of 141, and become an important part of Zimbabwe’s ODI line-up.

In his four Test match appearances to date, Raza has scored four fifties.

MATCHES
10
DEBUT
2013
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
127
BEST BOWLING
5-99
Bowling
WICKETS
13
AVERAGE
58.7
ECONOMY
3.38
S/R
104.2
5W
1
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
762
INNINGS
20
NOT OUTS
0
AVERAGE
38.1
100s
1
50s
6
MATCHES
85
DEBUT
2013
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
141
BEST BOWLING
3-21
Bowling
WICKETS
50
AVERAGE
37.4
ECONOMY
4.85
S/R
46.4
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
2384
INNINGS
82
NOT OUTS
13
AVERAGE
34.55
100s
3
50s
13
MATCHES
28
DEBUT
2013
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
59
BEST BOWLING
2-7
Bowling
WICKETS
9
AVERAGE
34.2
ECONOMY
8.32
S/R
24.7
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
382
INNINGS
27
NOT OUTS
0
AVERAGE
14.15
100s
0
50s
1

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