Pakistan news May 31, 2015

Azmat Rana dies aged 63

ESPNcricinfo staff

Azmat Rana, the former Pakistan cricketer, has died due to cardiac arrest in his home aged 63. He played one Test against Australia at Lahore in 1980 and two ODIs against India in 1978. He scored 6001 first-class runs in 94 matches at an average of 47.62, with a highest score of 206*. He also played in 17 List A games, where he scored 442 runs at an average of 40.18.

Azmat was the younger brother of Test cricketer Shafqat Rana and umpire Shakoor Rana.

Shaharyar Khan, chairman of PCB, offered his condolences on his demise. In a message to his family, Shaharyar said he was deeply saddened at the passing away of Azmat.

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