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Iqbal Qasim      

Full name Mohammad Iqbal Qasim

Born August 6, 1953, Karachi, Sind

Current age 61 years 86 days

Major teams Pakistan, Karachi, National Bank of Pakistan, Sind

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 50 57 15 549 56 13.07 0 1 0 42 0
ODIs 15 7 1 39 13 6.50 90 43.33 0 0 3 0
First-class 246 231 63 2432 61 14.47 0 3 173 0
List A 95 49 18 329 23* 10.61 0 0 27 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 50 86 13019 4807 171 7/49 11/118 28.11 2.21 76.1 13 8 2
ODIs 15 14 664 500 12 3/13 3/13 41.66 4.51 55.3 0 0 0
First-class 246 54439 20465 999 9/80 20.48 2.25 54.4 68 14
List A 95 4223+ 2445 119 6/25 6/25 20.54 3.46* 36.4* 5 2 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v Pakistan at Adelaide, Dec 24-29, 1976 scorecard
Last Test Pakistan v Australia at Lahore, Oct 7-11, 1988 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Pakistan v England at Sialkot, Dec 30, 1977 scorecard
Last ODI Bangladesh v Pakistan at Chittagong, Oct 29, 1988 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1971-1993
List A span 1975-1993
Profile

With a steady, angular approach between umpire and stumps, and a low trajectory that pushed the ball through, Iqbal Qasim was a miserly but penetrative left-arm spinner. Among slow bowlers, only Abdul has taken more Test wickets for Pakistan. A short man, he was more concerned with accuracy than flight, rarely going for much more than two an over, but he was a regular for over a decade. His batting was less reliable, but his close fielding was occasionally spectacular.
Lawrence Booth

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Jul 3, 2013

Mohammad Hafeez, Iqbal Qasim and Misbah-ul-Haq at the Pakistan squad announcement for West Indies, Lahore, July 3, 2013

Mohammad Hafeez, Iqbal Qasim and Misbah-ul-Haq at the Pakistan squad announcement

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Nov 12, 1997

Asif Iqbal is interviewed on Internet Relay Chat at the Gadaffi Stadium, Lahore, during the Wills Quadrangular by the QDO commentary team.

Asif Iqbal is interviewed on Internet Relay Chat

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May 20, 1987

Iqbal Qasim at the nets, The Oval, May 20, 1987

Iqbal Qasim at the nets

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Group II: Falcons v Sui Sthn Gas at Abbottabad - Oct 30-Nov 2
Falcons 223 & 24/0 Sui Sthn Gas 297
Group II: Stags v Habib Bank at Bahawalpur - Oct 30-Nov 2
Stags 221 Habib Bank 415/8
Group I: Hawks v Khan RL at Hyderabad (Sind) - Oct 30-Nov 2
Hawks 213 Khan RL 322/5
Leopards v Sui Gas at Islamabad - Oct 30-Nov 2
Sui Gas 262 & 2/0 Leopards 236
K Dolphins v WAPDA at Karachi - Oct 30-Nov 2
K Dolphins 80 & 25/0 WAPDA 303
Group I: L Eagles v Pakistan TV at Lahore - Oct 30-Nov 2
Pakistan TV 294 & 2/0 L Eagles 213
Lahore Lions v United Bank at Lahore - Oct 30-Nov 2
Lahore Lions 216 United Bank 358/4
Tigers v National Bnk at Multan - Oct 30-Nov 2
Tigers 68 & 137/3 National Bnk 390
Group I: PIA v Quetta Bears at Islamabad - Oct 30-Nov 2
PIA 179 & 160/6 Quetta Bears 186
P Panthers v Port Qasim A at Peshawar - Oct 30-Nov 2
Port Qasim A 166 & 270/5 P Panthers 126
R Rams v ZTBL at Rawalpindi - Oct 30-Nov 2
ZTBL 205 & 29/1 R Rams 205
Group II: S Stallions v State B of P at Sialkot - Oct 30-Nov 2
S Stallions 342 State B of P 169/6
2nd Test: Australia v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi - Oct 30-Nov 3
Pakistan 570/6d Australia 22/1
Pakistan A v N Zealanders at Sharjah
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