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Azeem Rafiq

Key facts

Full Name: Azeem Rafiq
Born: February 27 1991 ,
County: Yorkshire
Other teams: England U19
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Off-spin

Biography

A highly-rated off-spinner who moved to Yorkshire from Pakistan in 2001, Rafiq represented England at Under-15 and Under-19 level. He led the U19s in 2009 and 2010, including at the age-group World Cup.Rafiq had inadvertently hit the headlines in 2008 when he made his senior county debut in the Twenty20 Cup versus Nottinghamshire as an unregistered player and Yorkshire were subsequently disqualified from that year’s competition.Due to the form of Adil Rashid, Rafiq initially had limited opportunities in the Yorkshire first team. However, when the White Rose choose to adopt two spinners in l...

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