Bamford Fieldhouse re-sign Khan - 24/01/16

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BAMFORD FIELDHOUSE have re-signed spin bowling star Babar Khan ahead of the inaugural GMCL season.

Khan (35) is a Birmingham-based English qualified leg-spinner who was the Birmingham League’s leading wicket-taker between 2008 and 2012 (289 wickets at 11.03 including twenty 5-wicket hauls).

He spent the 2010, '11 and '12 seasons with Berkswell, helping them to back-to-back promotions and in 2012 he re-affirmed his status as the Birmingham Leagues best spinner, taking 40 wickets at 11.1 in the ECB Premier League.

In 2013 He captured an incredible 93 wickets at 7.85 (including seven 5-wicket hauls) for Bamford Fieldhouse (Saddleworth and District League) before a further 115 wickets at 15.07 for Newcastle and Hartshill in the North Staffs and South Cheshire League in 2014-15.

During the same summer he also took season-best figures of 9-7-8-6 against Liverpool League's Highfield in the National Knock-Out.

In 2014, he continued to shine, this time helping Newcastle and Hartshill Championship to the Championship Division 1A title courtesy of 61 wickets at 10.98 including four 5-wicket hauls, economy rate of 2.16 and best bowling figures of 6-23.

After re-signing to play in the Premier in 2015, he finished third on the wicket charts with 54 wickets at 19.69 with another four 5-wicket hauls.

Next summer Khan will return to Bamford Fieldhouse who will play in the inaugural Greater Manchester Cricket League.

 

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