Thursday, 20 August 2009
Rafiq gets 2nd XI cap ahead of Roses match
Azeem Rafiq finally got his hands on his 2nd XI cap at Headingley Carnegie yesterday.
On 10th July when four of his teammates received their caps Azeem was away with England Under-19s. James Lee, Oliver Hannon-Dalby, Gary Ballance and Jonathan Bairstow picked up their caps from Anthony McGrath ahead of the Durham LV County Championship match in July but Azeem was missing on England duty.
Ahead of the Roses Championship match on Wednesday Anthony McGrath tidied up proceedings by handing over the precious headware to the 18-year-old spinner.
Weather Update at Headingley - May 24 8:00am
Mostly cloudy with the chance of scattered squally showers. Cold and windy. Max 9c Wind NE 26mph
Chance of precip: 65% Min 4c