Sporting Achievement Award 2007
Presented by Peter Charlton, Editor, Yorkshire Post.
He may be 19 years old but Adil Rashid has left no one with any doubts about his ability on the cricket pitch. Having proved himself as a genuine all rounder for England under 19’s. The Bradford-born cricketer made his debut for Yorkshire with a bang in July 2006, helping his side secure a big championship win over Warwickshire. He was named as the PCA young player of the year in 2007; He’s been called up for the England Performance Programme next week, and is deservedly the Yorkshire Award winner for the category of sport.