Hampshire Cricket History

Mohammad (‘Mo’) Abbas
January 26, 2022, 7:07 am
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The season is looming, must keep going:

Mohammad ABBAS (565) born Sailkot, Pakistan, 10 March 1990

Mohammad Abbass is a right-arm fast-medium bowler and lower order right-hand batsmanwho joined Hampshire in the 2021 season and made an immediate impact, taking 6-11 including a hat-trick in his second match, v Middlesex at the Ageas Bowl. He ended the season with an average below 16.

He made his first-class debut for Sialkot in 2008/9 and has played subsequently for a number of other Pakistan sides. He made his Test Match debut in 2016/7 in the West Indies and played in the first two Tests in England in 2018, returning in 2020 to play in all three ‘lockdown’ Tests, including two at the Ageas Bowl. In 25 Test Matches he has taken 90 wickets at 23.02 with a best of 5-33 and he has also played in three ODIs. He played for Leicestershire in Championship cricket in 2018 & 2019, in T20 in 2018 and in limited-overs matches in 2019 and was capped in 2018. In all first-class cricket (to January 2022), he has 539 wickets at 20.79 with best figures of 8-46 (14-93 in the match) for KRL v Karachi Whites in Karachi in 2016/7. His highest score in first-class cricket is 40 in the same game. Squad number 38.

His figures for Hampshire:

First-class: 10 matches; 28 runs at 4.00; HS: 6 v Warwickshire at Edgbaston 2021. 41 wickets at 15.87; BB 6-11 v Middlesex at the Ageas Bowl 2021.

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Hope he returns for the 2022 season.

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