Alpesh Vadher

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Alpesh Vadher
Personal information
Full nameAlpesh Vallabhdas Vadher
Born (1974-09-07) 7 September 1974 (age 44)
Nairobi, Kenya
BattingRight-hand bat
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 17)10 October 1997 v Bangladesh
Last ODI30 September 1999 v South Africa
Career statistics
Competition ODI FC LA
Matches 18 2 30
Runs scored 278 19 334
Batting average 27.80 6.33 19.64
100s/50s 0/2 0/0 0/2
Top score 73* 13 73*
Balls bowled - 6 -
Wickets - 0 -
Bowling average - - -
5 wickets in innings - 0 -
10 wickets in match - 0 -
Best bowling - - -
Catches/stumpings 6/0 0/0 8/0
Source: Cricinfo, 11 May 2017

Alpesh Vallabhdas Vadher (born September 7, 1974 in Nairobi), named after his father, is a former Kenyan cricketer of Indian origin. He is a right-handed batsman.

Having made 42 on his debut against Bangladesh in 1997, he did little more until the 1999 Cricket World Cup, in which he made two fifties, including an unbeaten 73 against Sri Lanka.[1]

He retired in the year 2000, but was called back by the team in time for the 2003 Cricket World Cup along with Aasif Karim, the former Kenyan captain.[2]

He retired for a second and final time following the close of the World Cup.[3]

After cricket[edit]

After leaving cricket he married Shital Vadher, and is currently working for PKF in Kenya where he is a partner.

In 2012, Vadher was appointed as the chairman of their newly constituted selection panel by Cricket Kenya.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wisdon Almaneck - World Cup 1999, fifteenth group A match". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Kenya spring double surprise". BBC Sports. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Shah, two others out of Kenya's Sharjah Cup squad". Daily Times. 2003-03-31.
  4. ^ "Alpesh Vadher to head selection panel". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 11 March 2017.