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Nickname  English
Name  Jigar Naik
2011  Colombo

Batting style  Right-handed
Role  Cricket Player
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Full name  Jigar Kumar Hakumatrai Naik
Born  10 August 1984 (age 31) (1984-08-10) Leicester, England
2006–  Leicestershire (squad no. 22)

Bowling style  Right arm off-break

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Jigar Kumar Hakumatrai Naik (born 10 August 1984 in Leicester) is an English cricket player. Jigar was educated at Rushey Mead School and Gateway College in the City. He is, as of June 2015, playing for Leicestershire.

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Naik who played for Kibworth and Billesdown as well as Loughborough MCCU, made history when he became the first Leicester-born Asian to play for Leicestershire in a first class game against a touring West Indies A side. Naik took one wicket, that of test batsmen Dwayne Smith.

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In Naik's first county game against Glamorgan in the Pro40, he took 3/24.

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Naik has been a consistsent performer since 2009. In 2009 he was named Leicestershire's most improved uncapped player. In 2010, Naik topped the national bowling averages with 35 wickets at an average of 17.59, including 7–96 against Surrey at The Oval. A lot of credit for this has to go to his spin partner at Leics, Claude Henderson. Both received new 2-year contracts at the end of the 2011 season.

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Naik missed a large part of the 2012 season when he damaged ankle ligaments in early May, not making a comeback until August.

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Naik did make an excellent start to the 2013 season when he took 5–98 against Worcestershire in early May. His season came to a premature end when he dislocated a shoulder against Nottinghamshire on 12 July.

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Career Best Performances

as of 27 September 2013

References

Jigar Naik Wikipedia