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Saleem Altaf      

Full name Saleem Altaf Bokhari

Born April 19, 1944, Lahore, Punjab

Current age 70 years 253 days

Major teams Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan International Airlines, Punjab University

Also known as Salim Altaf

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

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Saleem Altaf Bokhari
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 21 31 12 276 53* 14.52 0 1 1 3 0
ODIs 6 2 1 25 21 25.00 53 47.16 0 0 0 1 1 0
First-class 143 185 50 3066 111 22.71 1 11 63 0
List A 20 9 2 104 32* 14.85 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 21 39 4001 1710 46 4/11 7/131 37.17 2.56 86.9 2 0 0
ODIs 6 6 285 151 5 2/7 2/7 30.20 3.17 57.0 0 0 0
First-class 143 9578 336 7/69 28.50 8 1
List A 20 1069 539 32 5/67 5/67 16.84 3.02 33.4 1 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v Pakistan at Lord's, Jul 27-Aug 1, 1967 scorecard
Last Test Pakistan v India at Lahore, Oct 27-Nov 1, 1978 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut New Zealand v Pakistan at Christchurch, Feb 11, 1973 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v India at Sahiwal, Nov 3, 1978 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1963-1979
List A span 1967-1982
Profile

Saleem Altaf was a lively fast-medium swing bowler who played 21 Tests for Pakistan between 1967 and 1978, taking 46 wickets. He was heralded as the fastest bowler in the team for the 1967 tour of England, but tore a muscle in the first Test, which hampered his progress. He was also an handy batsman down the order who managed one hard-hit half-century in Tests. Later he became a Test selector, and early in 2005 was appointed as the Pakistan Cricket Board's director of cricket. He is the chief executive officer of the organising committee of the 2011 World Cup which will be held in Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan.

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Apr 9, 2007

Saleem Altaf appears before the National Assembly Standing Committee on Sports, Islamabad, April 9, 2007

Saleem Altaf appears before the National Assembly Standing Committee on Sports

© AFP

Jul 16, 1971

Saleem Altaf in action, July 16, 1971

Saleem Altaf in action

© Getty Images

Tour Results
South Africa v Pakistan at Benoni - Mar 24, 2013
South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 36 balls remaining)
South Africa v Pakistan at Durban - Mar 21, 2013
Pakistan won by 3 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
South Africa v Pakistan at Johannesburg - Mar 17, 2013
South Africa won by 34 runs
South Africa v Pakistan at Centurion - Mar 15, 2013
Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 28 balls remaining) (D/L method)
South Africa v Pakistan at Bloemfontein - Mar 10, 2013
South Africa won by 125 runs
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