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Full name Muhammad Saleem Badar
Born May 16, 1953, Karachi, Sind
Current age 61 years 196 days
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
|Test debut||Pakistan v Australia at Lahore, Oct 7-11, 1988 scorecard|
|Last Test||Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Colombo (SSC), Jan 14-18, 1998 scorecard|
|ODI debut||India v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Oct 29, 1988 scorecard|
|Last ODI||Pakistan v West Indies at Sharjah, Feb 17, 2002 scorecard|
Married with one son and three daughters.
Profession: officier with United Bank Ltd Sports Department head office.
Interests: reading, travelling.
The cricket world reacts to the passing away of Phillip Hughes
Likeable, hard-working and skilful, it was a matter of time before Phillip Hughes cemented his spot in the Australian Test team. Then, improbably and inconsolably, his time ran out
It is impossible to imagine how Sean Abbott must feel after sending down that bouncer to Phillip Hughes. While the cricket world hopes for Hughes' recovery, it should also ensure Abbott is supported
An early start to the international season, coupled with costly tickets, have kept the Australian public away from the cricket
The sickening blow that struck Phillip Hughes is a reminder of the ever-present dangers associated with facing fast bowlers, even while wearing a helmet
Pakistan have notched up some fine wins under Misbah-ul-Haq's leadership, but they haven't yet achieved consistent results outside the UAE
Going out to play cricket today would have been near enough to impossible. Even doing so next week in the nets and at the Gabba for the first Test will be difficult