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Full name Arif Mahmood
Born April 19, 1968, Karachi, Sind
Current age 46 years 243 days
Major teams Karachi
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
|Last First-class||Karachi Region v Peshawar Region at Karachi, Apr 12-14, 2004 scorecard|
|List A debut||1993/94|
|Last List A||Karachi Region v Peshawar Region at Karachi, Apr 11, 2004 scorecard|
When Mitchell Johnson hit Virat Kohli on the helmet with a bouncer, Australian fielders came from everywhere. Mental disintegration had gone, replaced by the cricket unity. Two teams, one family.
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