Atif Sheikh (born 18 February 1991 in Nottingham) is an English cricketer who played for Derbyshire County Cricket Club. He is a left-arm medium-fast bowler who also bats right-handed.[1] He made his first-class debut for the county in the 2010 against Gloucestershire, taking five wickets in the match.[2] Sheikh played for Leicestershire in 2014. In February 2017, Atif signed for newly promoted Yorkshire league team, Tickhill Cricket Club.

Atif Sheikh
Personal information
Full nameAtif Sheikh
Born (1991-02-18) 18 February 1991 (age 28)
Nottingham, England
BattingRight-handed
BowlingLeft-arm medium-fast
RoleBowler
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2010Derbyshire
2014–2016Leicestershire (squad no. 3)
2017Northamptonshire
FC debut24 May 2010 Derbyshire v Gloucestershire
LA debut6 June 2015 Leicestershire v New Zealanders
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 10 6 8
Runs scored 47 27 21
Batting average 4.70 5.40 10.50
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0
Top score 12 22 14
Balls bowled 1,283 269 144
Wickets 24 6 6
Bowling average 42.12 42.83 30.66
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 4/97 3/49 2/11
Catches/stumpings 3/– 0/– 1/–
Source: CricketArchive, 5 October 2017

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Player Profile: Atif Sheikh". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 5 September 2013.
  2. ^ "County Championship, Derbyshire v Gloucestershire at Derby, 24-27 May, 2010". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 5 September 2013.

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