Full name Murtaza Hussain
Born December 20, 1974, Bahawalpur, Punjab
Current age 42 years 95 days
Major teams Bahawalpur, Derbyshire 2nd XI, Islamabad, Islamabad Cricket Association, Khan Research Labs, Middlesex 2nd XI, Pakistan Automobiles Corporation, Pakistan Customs, Pakistan National Shipping Corporation, Surrey, Surrey 2nd XI, United Bank Limited
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
|Last First-class||Surrey v Kent at The Oval, Jul 10-13, 2009 scorecard|
|List A debut||1990/91|
|Last List A||Sussex v Surrey at Hove, May 10, 2009 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|24, 2/208||Surrey||v Kent||The Oval||10 Jul 2009||FC|
|1/75, 13, 2/69||Surrey||v Middlesex||Lord's||30 Jun 2009||FC|
|1/1, 1, 2/96||Surrey||v Leics||Leicester||16 Jun 2009||FC|
|0/16, 34, 2/72||Surrey||v Northants||Northampton||11 Jun 2009||FC|
|5, 1/56||Surrey||v Glamorgan||Cardiff||6 Jun 2009||FC|
|16, 2/35||Surr 2nd XI||v Essex 2nd XI||Billericay||25 May 2009||Other OD|
|1/60||Surrey||v Sussex||Hove||10 May 2009||LA|
|0, 4/101, 26*, 4/70||Surrey||v Middlesex||The Oval||6 May 2009||FC|
|44*, 1/33, 4/31||Surr 2nd XI||v Sussx 2nd XI||Hove||29 Apr 2009||Other|
|43, 3/73||Surr 2nd XI||v Sussx 2nd XI||Hove||28 Apr 2009||Other OD|
Murtaza Hussain is an off-spin bowler who has played first-class cricket in Pakistan since 1990, and has even played for Pakistan A. He has played club cricket in England and recently gained his British passport, qualifying to play for England. He had played for the second XIs at Derbyshire, Middlesex and Surrey before finally making his debut for Surrey's Championship side in September 2007.
Alan Butcher, the Surrey coach, said, "I became aware of Murtaza about two years ago and since that time he has gained English qualification. He has taken over 500 wickets in first-class cricket in Pakistan and he has trained and played some cricket with us in the second team this year. As such, we have registered him for the remainder of this season."
Cricinfo staff September 2007
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