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jayant   |  2022-01-01

Cricketers born on 12th August: An Ecumenical List (2022)

Today, we have a new topic in hand. Today we will be talking about cricketers born on 12th August

Cricketers born on 12th August: An Ecumenical List

Shahbaaz Nadeem

Shahbaaz Nadeem ( image source: scroll.in )

Born on 12th August 1982, Shahbaaz Nadeem is an Indian slow left-arm orthodox bowler who made his international debut in 2019

Nadeem made his first-class debut way back in 2004 and his IPL debut with Delhi Daredevils in 2011

He played almost 100 first-class matches after making his international test debut in 2019

Nadeem currently plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL and for Jharkhand in the Ranji trophy

He has picked 447 wickets at the domestic level and 151 wickets in List-A matches

Syed Mohammad Hadi 

Syed Mohammad Hadi ( image source: cricketcountry.com )

Born on 12th August 1899, Syed Mohammad Hadi was a right-handed batsman who played domestic cricket for Hyderabad.

He was proficient in cricket, soccer, chess, table tennis, field hockey, tennis, and polo; he had expertise in these seven sports.

So, because of that, Syed Mohammad Hadi was nicknamed “Rainbow Hadi.”

He also played for the Indian team against the Australians in an “unofficial Test match” in 1936 

Hadi scored over 1000 domestic runs at a good average of 32.59 and was the first player to score a Ranji Trophy century.

Gyanendra Pandey

Gyanendra Pandey ( image source: jagran.com )

Born on 12th August 1972, Gyanendra Pandey was a left-handed batsman and slow left-arm bowler who played for India.

Pandey made his first-class debut for Uttar Pradesh in 1988 and his international debut against Pakistan in 1999

Even though Gyanendra only appeared in two international matches, but he was a regular member of his state Ranji team till 2006

He started mainly as a slow left-arm bowler, but with time and experience, became a solid middle-order batsman

Pandey scored over 5348 domestic runs at a healthy average of 36.38 and also managed to pick 165 wickets in the domestic level

After retirement, he also became the chief coach of the UP Ranji team in 2020

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