Abdool Samad

Team Canada national cricket team Canada national cricket team
Role Wicket Keeper
Born May 3, 1979
Nationality Canada Canada
Team History
Canada national cricket team Canada 2002 - present

Abdool Samad bats right handedly and bowls right arm offbreak and is a wicketkeeper in the Canada cricket team.

Samad debuted in One day Internationals on 3rd March 2003 at Benoni against New Zealand. In this match, he scored 12 runs in 20 balls while batting at the No. 8 spot. New Zealand won this match by 5 wickets with 162 balls to spare. The debut match of Samad in Twenty20 Internationals took place against Netherlands at Belfast on 2nd August 2008. He was allotted the No. 3 batting position where he scored 18 runs in 16 deliveries. Canada won this match by 4 wickets with 3 deliveries remaining.

Career Highlights

Samad appeared in 25 One day Internationals in which he scored 708 runs at a strike rate of 71.44 and batting average of 29.50. 130 was his highest score and he has taken 9 catches. He has hit 1 hundred, 2 fifties, 69 boundaries and 6 sixers. In the 6 Twenty20 Internationals which he played, Samad scored 71 runs with 29 as his highest score. His batting average was 14.20 and striker rate was 126.78. He hit 7 fours and 3 sixers and took 1 catch. He has taken 7 wickets in One day Internationals and 1 wicket in Twenty20 Internationals.

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