Abidine Sakande

Country: England
Born: September 22, 1994, Chester, Cheshire
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Fast medium

Abidine Sakande Bio

Abidine Sakande, a towering figure on the cricket field, hails from England and has left his mark as a talented fast bowler. Born in Chester, he was raised and educated in Sussex, attending Ardingly College where he first honed his cricketing skills. Despite his commitment to the sport, Sakande also managed to pursue a degree in human sciences at St John’s College, Oxford, showcasing his dedication to both academics and cricket.

Sakande’s cricketing journey began to take shape when he made a solitary appearance for the England Under-19s team in 2013, signaling his potential as a young talent to watch. He made his first-class debut in the prestigious Varsity Match in 2014, catching the eye of many with his impressive bowling skills. His performances in MCCU fixtures against strong opposition such as Middlesex and Worcestershire further solidified his reputation as a promising fast bowler, with the likes of Nick Compton falling victim to his bowling prowess.

In 2016, Sakande signed a full-time contract with Sussex, a significant milestone in his career. Despite facing tough competition for a spot in the first team, he showcased his abilities in a game against Pakistan, sharing the field with renowned players including Jofra Archer. The following year, Sakande achieved a memorable feat by claiming his maiden first-class five-wicket haul against a strong South Africa A side, highlighting his potential to perform at the highest level.

However, as with any athlete, Sakande faced challenges in his career. Despite his talent, he struggled to secure a permanent place in Sussex’s first team, often battling inconsistency in his performances. Despite a successful winter in Cape Town in 2019, he found himself out of the side in July of that year. As a result, Sakande made the difficult decision to decline a contract extension with Sussex, citing the fierce competition for fast-bowling spots within the club.

Throughout his cricketing journey, Abidine Sakande has showcased his determination, resilience, and talent as a fast bowler. His dedication to the sport, coupled with his academic pursuits, sets him apart as a well-rounded individual both on and off the field. As he navigates the highs and lows of professional cricket, Sakande continues to strive for excellence and aims to make a significant impact in the world of cricket.

Abidine Sakande Career Stats

Abidine Sakande Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
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FC 21 27 11 174 33 10.87 537 32.4 0 0 21 0 8 0
List A 10 7 3 11 7* 2.75 25 44 0 0 0 0 3 0
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Abidine Sakande Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
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FC 21 36 2931 1734 47 5/43 6/87 36.89 3.54 62.3 0 1 0
List A 10 10 431 499 9 2/53 2/53 55.44 6.94 47.8 0 0 0
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