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Cricketers born on 11th August: An Ecumenical List (2022)

Today, we have a new topic in hand. Today we will be talking about cricketers born on 11th August

Cricketers born on 11th August: An Ecumenical List

Yashpal Sharma

Yashpal Sharma ( image source: Quint )

Yashpal Sharma, born on 11th August 1954, explosive middle-order batsman, was part of India’s historic 1983 World Cup-winning squad.

Uncle of cricketer Chetan Sharma, the ‘crisis man of India’, Yashpal played 37 Tests and 42 ODIs for India between 1978 and 1985

His crucial 89-run innings helped India beat West Indies for the first time in a World Cup match.

He also played a vital 61 against England in the 1983 World Cup semi-finals

Yashpal also scored 1606 test runs ( including two hundred) and 883 ODI runs for India and also played the chief selector role after retirement

Anju Jain

Anju Jain ( image source : Sportsbeatsindia )

Born on 11th August 1974, Anju Jain was a wicket-keeper batswoman who played 8 Tests and 65 ODIs for India between 1995 and 2005.

Her 81 dismissals as a wicket-keeper is the fourth-highest all-time dismissals by wicket-keepers in women’s cricket.

She scored 441 test runs ( at an average of 36.75) and 1729 ODI runs ( at an average of 29.81 ) for India.

Jain captained India in Women’s World Cup 2000, where they ended as the semi-finalists.

She scored his only test century( 110 runs ) came against England in Calcutta in 1995

She received the Arjuna Award in 2005, and currently, Anju is the head coach of the Bangladesh Women Cricket Team.

Jacob Mulder

Jacob Mulder ( image source: BBC )

Born on 11th August 1995, Jacob Mulder is an Australian-born Irish legspinner who played 8 T20Is and 4 ODIs for Ireland.

Mulder made his T20i debut against Hong Kong in 2016 and made his ODI debut against UAE in 2017
He played for Northern Knights in the Irish first-class cricket between 2015 and 2020

After finishing his career in Ireland, he returned to Australia to play in the Sheffield Shield

Naseem Khushi

Naseem Khushi ( image source: Twitter )

Born on 11th August 1982, Naseem Khushi is a wicket-keeper batsman who played 13 T20Is and 6 ODIs for Oman.

Naseem made his T20i debut against the Netherlands on 15th January, 2017

He made his ODI debut against UAE in January 2020 and List A debut in 2018

Naseem was included in Oman’s squad for the 2018 Asia Cup Qualifier tournament and in the 2019 ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier tournament.

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