Matches (11)
SA v WI (2)
ZIM v NL (1)
NZ v SL (1)
Shield (1)
WI 4-Day (3)
WPL (1)
AFG v PAK (1)
CWC QLF (1)

Salahuddin

Pakistan
Salahuddin
INTL CAREER: 1965 - 1969
Browse other players
Zimbabwe
All

Alphabetically sorted top ten of players who have played the most matches across formats in the last 12 months

Full Name

Salahuddin Mulla

Born

February 14, 1947, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India

Age

76y 39d

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right arm Offbreak

RELATIONS

Shahabuddin

(brother)

Hailing from the port city of Karachi, Salahuddin made his Test debut after only six first-class matches at the age of 18. He was a stylish right-hand batsman with a flamboyant on drive. He also contributed to the bowling attack with his slow offbreaks. He had a short career, not living up to expectations in international scene, but continued to score heavily in domestic cricket and forged a successful club career in Scotland, which became eventually a home away from home. He made one tour - to England in 1967 - but didn't play in any of the Tests. He achieved more fame after he retired as a player, as a selector. From 1980 onwards, he was a member of nine different selection committees and was twice chief selector as well. Most recently, he took over from Wasim Bari after the 2007 World Cup, at a tricky time for Pakistan cricket. He stepped down in August 2008, however, after an administration change. He also overlooked selection for Karachi during their most successful period in the mid-80s. A boisterous, amiable man, Sallu - as he is affectionately known to nearly everyone - remains a popular figure on the cricket scene, always at the ready with a witty quip, an astute cricket observation and some poetry.

Career Averages
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAve100s50s6sCtSt
Test58211734*19.5000030
FC11116830572925641.511426-660
List A54122107.3300-30
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test5554618772/363/5226.712.0578.0000
FC111-1155544101556/76-28.452.2874.5-40
List A5-28417464/504/5029.003.6747.3100
Salahuddin Ahmed (Sallu) Ex Test Cricketer and Selector
Explore Statsguru Analysis
Test
Debut/Last Matches - Player
FC Matches
Span
1964/65 - 1979/80
List A Matches
Span
1974/75 - 1976/77
Photos
Salahuddin Ahmed (Sallu) Ex Test Cricketer and Selector