Rehan Ahmed is an English Cricketer. He was born on 13 August 2004 in Nottingham, England. He made his debut for England on 25 July 2021. He was selected for the List A team, Leicestershire in the 2021 Royal London One-Day Cup. Before being selected in List A, Ahmed was named in the County Select XI squad to play against India during their tour of England.
Rehan’s father, Naeem Ahmed was a cricketer. He was born in Pakistan, where he played as a fast-bowling all-rounder, before moving to England.
Ahmed was in the youth set up at Nottinghamshire but left to join Leicestershire in 2017. Aged 13 he was already billed as one of the brightest prospects in English cricket having been invited to bowl at England and West Indies at Lord’s and clean bowling Ben Stokes.
In December 2021, he was named to England’s team for the 2022 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup in the West Indies. In April 2022, he was bought by the Southern Brave for the 2022 season of The Hundred. Later the same month, he signed a contract extension to the end of 2026 with Leicestershire. He made his first-class debut on 19 May 2022, for Leicestershire in the 2022 County Championship. He made his Twenty20 debut on 26 May 2022, for the Leicestershire Foxes in the 2022 T20 Blast.
Though Rehan’s parents are from Pakistan, despite this he has a British Passport.
Some Less Known Facts
- Rehan made his debut as a net bowler at the age of 11.
|Full name||Rehan Ahmed|
|Born||13 August 2004 (age 18) Nottingham, England|
|Bowling||Right-arm leg break|
|2021–present||Leicestershire (squad no. 16)|
|2022||Southern Brave (squad no. 10)|
|First-class debut||19 May 2022 Leicestershire v Worcestershire|
|List A debut||25 July 2021 Leicestershire v Yorkshire|