Basit Ali      

Full name Basit Ali

Born December 13, 1970, Karachi, Sind

Current age 43 years 345 days

Major teams Pakistan, Karachi, United Bank Limited

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Basit Ali
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 19 33 1 858 103 26.81 1803 47.58 1 5 91 7 6 0
ODIs 50 43 6 1265 127* 34.18 1669 75.79 1 9 81 18 15 0
First-class 133 219 14 8130 157 39.65 21 43 72 0
List A 154 145 15 4471 127* 34.39 6 30 53 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 19 1 6 6 0 - - - 6.00 - 0 0 0
ODIs 50 2 30 21 1 1/17 1/17 21.00 4.20 30.0 0 0 0
First-class 133 779 424 6 2/16 70.66 3.26 129.8 0 0
List A 154 171 166 5 1/3 1/3 33.20 5.82 34.2 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut West Indies v Pakistan at Port of Spain, Apr 16-18, 1993 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v Pakistan at Christchurch, Dec 8-12, 1995 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut West Indies v Pakistan at Kingston, Mar 23, 1993 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v South Africa at Sharjah, Apr 16, 1996 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1985-1998
List A span 1985-1998
Profile

Basit Ali was compared with Javed Miandad when he first burst onto the international scene at the age of 22. He was a natural timer of the ball through the covers and point, a dashing, daring hooker and puller against the quicks, and possessed a seemingly nerveless temperament, But some of the gloss was taken off a fine maiden series in the Caribbean by allegations of involvement in match-fixing, and Basit's career quickly nosedived after he smashed the West Indies all over Sharjah and then hit his only Test century, in New Zealand, both in 1993-94. His risk-taking tendencies made him a regular in the Pakistan one-day side for three years. Subscribed to the Inzamam-ul-Haq school of dieting.
Lawrence Booth

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