Full name Aftab Baloch
Born April 1, 1953, Karachi, Sind
Current age 63 years 119 days
Major teams Pakistan, Karachi, National Bank of Pakistan, Pakistan International Airlines, Public Works Department, Sind
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
|Test debut||Pakistan v New Zealand at Dhaka, Nov 8-11, 1969 scorecard|
|Last Test||Pakistan v West Indies at Lahore, Feb 15-20, 1975 scorecard|
|First-class span||1969/70 - 1984/85|
|List A span||1974/75 - 1987/88|
Aftab Baloch - who is best remembered for scoring 428 for Sind against Baluchistan in 1973-74, the seventh-highest score in first-class history - is one of the more anonymous members of cricket's 400 club. But he only played two Tests for Pakistan, the first of them when he was only 16. He did tour England in 1974, and although he didn't make the Test side he was, by coincidence, given room 428 in one of the team's hotels. He played his second Test five years later against the West Indies, scoring a brilliant 60 not out but failed to make himself a permanent member of the team due to the strong Pakistani batting lineup of the 1970s.
Also: the fastest Indian to 50 wickets, and Yasir Shah's unwanted "double-hundred"