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Full name Khalid Hasan
Born July 14, 1937, Peshawar, North-West Frontier Province
Died December 3, 2013, Lahore (aged 76 years 142 days)
Major teams Pakistan, Lahore, Punjab
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak googly
|Only Test||England v Pakistan at Nottingham, Jul 1-5, 1954 scorecard|
|First-class span||1953/54 - 1958/59|
Aged just 16 years 352 days, Khalid Hassan made his Test debut for Pakistan against England at Trent Bridge. At the time Hassan was the youngest Test cricketer, but he has since been left behind by a series of younger men. Hassan does have one (unwanted) record: as a one-cap wonder, his last day of Test cricket came at the tender age of 16 years 356 days.
For 30 minutes, everything else took a backseat, as the world watched in awe and fear, a fired-up Pakistan fast bowler mercilessly bullying an Australian batsman
Over the last few months, he has slowly moved from a flashy finisher, to a more measured risk manager
India's Plan A in this World Cup had worked flawlessly over seven matches. When they came up against the toughest opponents in the World Cup, however, they were left scrambling for a back-up plan
It was Grant Elliott and New Zealand's time in Auckland. Not South Africa's. But the Proteas will leave this tournament wondering when that will ever change. Maybe next time.