Full name Shujauddin Butt
Born April 10, 1930, Lahore, Punjab
Died February 7, 2006, London, England (aged 75 years 303 days)
Major teams Pakistan, Bahawalpur, Northern India, Punjab University, Rawalpindi, Services
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
|Test debut||England v Pakistan at Lord's, Jun 10-15, 1954 scorecard|
|Last Test||Pakistan v England at Karachi, Feb 2-7, 1962 scorecard|
|First-class span||1946/47 - 1969/70|
Shujauddin Butt played 19 Tests between 1954 and 1962 and also served as a national selector. He took 20 wickets with his left-arm spin and also scored 395 runs. In 101 first-class games, he took 319 wickets and scored 3,490 runs. A colonel in the army, he was a prisoner of war during the 1971 India-Pakistan conflict. A gentle and down-to-earth person, Butt was born in Lahore in 1930 and represented Northern Punjab, Services, Bahawalpur, Rawalpindi and Punjab University.
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