Abbottabad Falcons

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Abbottabad Falcons
ایبٹ آباد فالکنز
Abbotabad Falcons logo.png
Personnel
Captain Pakistan Younus Khan
Coach Pakistan Sajjad Akbar
Team information
Colours         
Founded 2005
Dissolved 2016
Home ground Abbottabad Cricket Stadium
Capacity 16,000
History
Haier T20 Cup wins 0

The Abbottabad Falcons (Urdu: ایبٹ آباد فالکنز‎) are a Pakistani men's professional Twenty20 cricket team that competes in the Haier T20 League and based in Abbottabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.[1] The Falcons play at the Abbottabad Cricket Stadium, which the PCB recently declared a first-class ground.[2]

History

The Falcons were formed in 2005 as the "Abbottabad Rhinos", but renamed themselves to the Abbottabad Falcons during the 2010-11 season.[3]

Squad

Current Falcons squad as of February 2014. [4]

Name Nat Age Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
Starters
Younis Khan Pakistan 36 Right-hand bat Right-arm medium Captain
Adnan Raees Pakistan 32 Left-hand bat Right-arm medium
Adnan Younis Pakistan 27 Right-hand bat Right-arm offbreak
Ahmed Jamal Pakistan 25 Right-hand bat
Aziz-ur-Rehman Pakistan 28 Right-hand bat Right-arm medium-fast
Fazl-e-Rabbi Pakistan 27 Right-hand bat Right-arm medium-fast
Hammad Ali Pakistan 23 Right-hand bat Right-arm medium-fast
Junaid Khan Pakistan 24 Right-hand bat Left-arm fast Fast bowler
Khalid Usman Pakistan 27 Right-hand bat Slow left-arm orthodox
Mohammad Ali Pakistan 28 Left-hand bat Leg Break
Mohammad Naeem Pakistan 23 Right-hand bat Right-arm medium-fast
Yasir naseem Pakistan 20 left-hand bat left-arm medium-fast
Rameez Ahmed Pakistan 25 Right-hand bat
Riaz Kail Pakistan 25 Right-hand bat Right-arm offbreak
Shakeel Ahmed Pakistan 20 Left-hand bat Slow left-arm orthodox
Yasir Hameed Pakistan 35 Right-hand bat Right-arm medium
Yasir Shah Pakistan 27 Right-hand bat Legbreak Spin bowler
Zia ul Haq Pakistan 33 Right-hand bat Legbreak

Seasons

Year National Twenty20 Cup
2005* League stage
2006* League stage
2007* Not Held
2008* League stage
2009* League stage
2010* League stage
2011* League stage
2012 League stage
2013 Legaue stage
2014 Semi-finals
2015 League stage
2016 League stage
2017 Did not qualify

Note: * indicates participations as Abbotabad Rhinos.

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.dawn.com/news/1121115/pcb-unveils-revamped-domestic-cricket-structure
  2. ^ http://www.pcboard.com.pk/Pakistan/Grounds/2009.html
  3. ^ http://www.thenewstribe.com/2012/12/02/abbottabad-falcons-profile/
  4. ^ http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/content/squad/715467.html

External links

  • Twenty 20 Record page for Abbottabad Falcons/Rhinos
  • Cricketarchive page for Abbottabad Falcons
  • Cricketarchive page for Abbottabad Rhinos


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