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Adil Rashid

Key facts

Full Name: Adil Usman Rashid
Born: February 17 1988 , Bradford
Country: England
County: Yorkshire
Other teams: England Lions, England Under-19
ODI debut: Ireland v England, Belfast, Aug 27 2009
T20 debut: England v Netherlands, Lord's, Jun 5 2009
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Leg-break

Biography

Rashid is regarded as one of the most exciting all-rounders the country has to offer. A leg-spinner and fine lower-order batsman, he became the first Yorkshire-born cricketer of Pakistani origin to play for the county in 2006. After making a significant impression, he then worked his way through the England Under-19s, Lions and Performance Programmes before making his senior debut at the 2009 World Twenty20. Since then he has established himself as Yorkshire’s number one spinner, while also providing crucial runs down the order. After dropping off the international radar, Rashid bu...

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