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Yasir Arafat

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Full Name: Yasir Arafat Satti
Born: March 12 1982 , Rawalpindi, Punjab
Other teams: Kent, Pakistan, Scotland, Rawalpindi, Surrey, Sussex
Test debut: India v Pakistan, Bangalore, December 8-12, 2007
ODI debut: Pakistan v Sri Lanka, Karachi, February 13, 2000
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium


Arafat has played six one-day internationals, the most recent against India at Karachi in February. He has plenty of experience against county sides, having played in the National League for the Scottish Saltires in 2004/05. Blessed with deceptive pace and athleticism in the field, Sussex signed the talented Pakistan international midway through the 2006 season as a replacement for compatriot Rana Naved-ul-Hasan. He impressed immediately, with both bat and ball, taking 41 wickets in eight matches and averaging 43.33 with the bat in the county championship to carry Sussex to the title. ...

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