Iqbal Abdulla

Country: India
Born: December 02, 1989, Azamgarh
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Bowling Style: Slow Left arm Orthodox
Playing role: Allrounder

Iqbal Abdulla Bio

Sayed Iqbal Abdulla is an Indian cricketer known for his left-arm spin and his ability to swing his bat in the lower-middle order. Born on December 2, 1989, in Mumbai, India, Abdulla displayed immense promise early in his career, marked by his impressive performance against Haryana in his fifth T20 match in 2007, where he claimed figures of 5 for 10.

Abdulla made his first-class debut for Mumbai during the 2007-08 season and quickly established himself as a talented spinner. He further solidified his reputation as a rising star when he emerged as the leading wicket-taker for India Under-19s during the World Cup held in Malaysia in 2008. In the tournament, Abdulla showcased his skills by taking ten wickets at an average of 13.

However, it was in the 2010-11 season that Abdulla truly made his mark. He shone brightly for Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy, taking a notable 27 wickets, including two five-wicket hauls, at an average of 22.11. The sensational form continued in the 2011 IPL, where Abdulla contributed significantly to the Kolkata Knight Riders’ success by capturing 16 wickets, earning him the Under-23 player of the tournament award.

Despite a stellar season, Abdulla faced a dip in form during the following Ranji Trophy season in 2011-12, managing just 13 wickets in six matches. However, he regained his form and momentum during the 2013-14 season, demonstrating exceptional skills with both the bat and ball. Abdulla played a crucial role in helping Mumbai qualify for the Ranji quarter-finals, contributing valuable thirties with the bat and claiming 11 wickets against Gujarat in Valsad.

In the Indian Premier League (IPL), Abdulla represented the Kolkata Knight Riders for six seasons, accumulating 33 wickets at an average of 25.48. He briefly joined the Rajasthan Royals in 2014, playing just one match before being transferred to the Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2015. Abdulla’s contributions to the Royal Challengers Bangalore saw him being repurchased by the franchise during the 2016 player auction.

Throughout his career, Abdulla has showcased his abilities as a skilled left-arm spinner. His knack for picking up crucial wickets and his ability to swing the bat lower down the order have made him a valuable asset to his teams. Although he has faced fluctuations in form, Abdulla’s dedication and determination have always driven him to bounce back stronger.

Sayed Iqbal Abdulla’s journey in cricket is a testament to his talent and perseverance. As he continues to make his mark in domestic and franchise cricket, fans eagerly anticipate his future contributions and wish him success in all his endeavors.

Iqbal Abdulla Career Stats

Iqbal Abdulla Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 71 97 15 2641 159* 32.2 4235 62.36 3 13 332 38 46 0
List A 98 74 17 1196 60 20.98 1447 82.65 0 4 88 20 32 0
T20s 104 47 22 426 46* 17.04 429 99.3 0 0 38 9 33 0

Iqbal Abdulla Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 71 119 13984 6418 220 6/42 11/86 29.17 2.75 63.5 10 7 1
List A 98 97 5008 3599 131 6/32 6/32 27.47 4.31 38.2 3 2 0
T20s 104 101 2055 2351 86 5/10 5/10 27.33 6.86 23.8 1 1 0

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