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Full name Muhammad Saleem Badar
Born May 16, 1953, Karachi, Sind
Current age 61 years 169 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.
Also, most brothers in a Test XI, and the fastest to 20 ODI centuries
The gap between the haves and the have-nots is growing wider, and the disenchantment is forcing a devaluation of Test cricket among weaker teams
Zulfiqar Babar missed five seasons between his first two first-class matches, and was 34 when he finally made his Test debut, but he is quickly making up for all the lost time with his artful left-arm spin
Surviving into the final session of the last day cannot disguise the fact that Australia's continued inability to play spin contributed to an all-round thrashing
When a team loses its best bowler, it is expected that the team's performance will suffer. As usual, Pakistan defied the expectations
The rate at which Amla has accumulated ODI hundreds and MoM awards is among the fastest in history. And his runs-per-innings figure is easily the best of the lot
The offspinner was Australia's highest wicket-taker in 2013, but his form has dipped sharply this year