Sikander Bakht      

Full name Sikander Bakht

Born August 25, 1957, Karachi, Sind

Current age 58 years 7 days

Major teams Pakistan, Karachi, Pakistan International Airlines, Public Works Department, Sind, United Bank Limited

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 26 35 12 146 22* 6.34 0 0 0 7 0
ODIs 27 11 7 31 16* 7.75 97 31.95 0 0 3 0 4 0
First-class 186 202 65 1944 67 14.18 0 3 82 0
List A 100 38 17 187 28 8.90 0 0 23 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 26 45 4870 2412 67 8/69 11/190 36.00 2.97 72.6 2 3 1
ODIs 27 27 1277 860 33 4/34 4/34 26.06 4.04 38.6 1 0 0
First-class 186 25305 14167 553 8/69 25.61 3.35 45.7 29 3
List A 100 4490 2707 119 4/15 4/15 22.74 3.61 37.7 4 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Pakistan v New Zealand at Karachi, Oct 30-Nov 4, 1976 scorecard
Last Test Pakistan v India at Faisalabad, Jan 3-8, 1983 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Pakistan v England at Sialkot, Dec 30, 1977 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v Pakistan at Dunedin, Feb 6, 1989 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1974/75 - 1989/90
List A span 1975/76 - 1990/91
Profile

This tall and gangling fast medium bower had a tendency to invoke a very lively pace from most pitches which made his natural outswinger a nightmare for most batsman. Competing against great bowlers of the time he was usually underestimated. He made headlines by breaking the arm of English captain Mike Brearley during a one day match in Karachi. His finest hour came against India in Delhi in 1979/80 when he demolished them on a placid wicket by taking 8/69 with devastating penetration. ( Contributed by Umair Tariq and Abdul Rehman BSc. Class of 2001, goodguy@deathsdoor.com)

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Tour Results
West Indies v Pakistan at Kingstown - Jul 28, 2013
Pakistan won by 11 runs
West Indies v Pakistan at Kingstown - Jul 27, 2013
Pakistan won by 2 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
West Indies v Pakistan at Gros Islet - Jul 24, 2013
Pakistan won by 4 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
West Indies v Pakistan at Gros Islet - Jul 21, 2013
Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 6 balls remaining) (D/L method)
West Indies v Pakistan at Gros Islet - Jul 19, 2013
Match tied
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