Matches (12)
WTC (1)
UAE v WI (1)
SL v AFG (1)
SL-A v SA-A (1)
Vitality Blast (4)
Charlotte Edwards (4)

Full Name

Mohammad Farooq


April 08, 1938, Junagadh, Gujarat, India


85y 60d

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right arm Fast medium

Mohammad Farooq was a tireless and genuinely fast bowler whose career was all too short - he was also an entertaining and aggressive late-order batsman. He made his debut in the first Test against India in 1960-61, taking 4 for 139, including the wickets of Pankaj Roy and Abbas Ali Baig in his second over, and although dropped was recalled for the final Test where he again went for a hundred, ending with 2 for 101. He toured England in 1962, taking 33 wickets in eight matches, including 4 for 70 in the second Test at Lord's, but broke down and had to be sent home. He returned against New Zealand in 1964-65 with success, his 10 wickets costing 25.30. With the bat he also shone, hammering 47 from the No. 11 berth at Rawalpindi. The three Tests were his final first-class matches.
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