Cricket News sort by Fawad Ahmed

Fawad Ahmed, a 31-year-old leg spinner, has become the second player from Pakistan to be chosen in an Australian national squad. Ahmed, who was born in the North-West Frontier Province, left Pakistan in 2010 and had asked for refugee status in Australia claiming that he was facing threat from terrorists who were preventing him from playing and coaching cricket.

Australia Cricket will see a second Pakistan-born player in its team after Usman Khawaja in 31-year-old Fawad Ahmed. The 31-year-old leggie has been picked in the 18-man Australia squad for the 5-match ODI Series in England and the Only ODI in Scotland.