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Full name Muhammad Saleem Badar
Born May 16, 1953, Karachi, Sind
Current age 61 years 293 days
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
|Test debut||Pakistan v Australia at Lahore, Oct 7-11, 1988 scorecard|
|Last Test||Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Colombo (SSC), Jan 14-18, 1998 scorecard|
|ODI debut||India v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Oct 29, 1988 scorecard|
|Last ODI||Pakistan v West Indies at Sharjah, Feb 17, 2002 scorecard|
Married with one son and three daughters.
Profession: officier with United Bank Ltd Sports Department head office.
Interests: reading, travelling.
South Africa's captain needs to single out his players for attention and get them firing individually and as a team
It has helped that India have a captain who has lasted as long as he has due to his approach of treating cricket for what it is: a game
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AB de Villiers returned to give West Indies another hammering, this time at the SCG
The sport's top event must be a high-quality affair. It's up to us to ensure that Associates get a fair chance at making the cut for it
A 40-over tournament with 18 teams, played over ten weeks, with a best-of-three final will help identify a true champion team with luck playing little part
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Our sport can never hope to compete with football unless it takes an expansionist view