Full name Sadiq Mohammad
Born May 3, 1945, Junagadh, Gujarat, India
Current age 70 years 122 days
Major teams Pakistan, Essex, Gloucestershire, Karachi, Pakistan International Airlines, Tasmania, United Bank Limited
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak googly
|Test debut||Pakistan v New Zealand at Karachi, Oct 24-27, 1969 scorecard|
|Last Test||Pakistan v West Indies at Multan, Dec 30, 1980 - Jan 4, 1981 scorecard|
|ODI debut||New Zealand v Pakistan at Christchurch, Feb 11, 1973 scorecard|
|Last ODI||Pakistan v West Indies at Sialkot, Dec 5, 1980 scorecard|
|First-class span||1960/61 - 1984/85|
|List A span||1972 - 1983/84|
|Only ODI||Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Karachi, Feb 13, 2000 scorecard|
The youngest of the five Mohammad brothers, the softly spoken Sadiq was also the only left-hander, something he was encouraged to cultivate because the other four were right-handers. His natural right-handedness meant he was a strong - and wristy - off-side player, but he was a strong puller as well: he loved to take on the fast men. Like his more famous brothers, Hanif and Mushtaq, Sadiq was short and stocky. Some thought he owed his place in the team to his family connections, but his record, as an opener at a difficult time, stands up.
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