Mushtaq Mohammad

Pakistan|Allrounder
Mushtaq Mohammad
INTL CAREER: 1959 - 1979
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Full Name

Mushtaq Mohammad

Born

November 22, 1943, Junagadh, Gujarat, India

Age

78y 262d

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Bowling Style

Legbreak Googly

Playing Role

Allrounder

RELATIONS

Raees Mohammad

(brother),

Hanif Mohammad

(brother),

Sadiq Mohammad

(brother),

Wazir Mohammad

(brother),

Shoaib Mohammad

(nephew)

Other

Referee

TEAMS

Mushtaq was not the most talented of the five Mohammad brothers who emigrated from Western India to Karachi, but he scored the most first-class hundreds, more even than Hanif, thanks partly to the greater opportunities he had in county cricket with Northamptonshire. He was also one of the first reverse-sweepers (a stroke he learned from Hanif), and one of the first bat-twirlers at the crease. As a bowler of the legbreak, googly and flipper, he also took more first-class wickets than any of his brothers. Northants were impressed enough to pay him to spend two years in qualifying for them, before instant registration began in 1968. But his age, and his claim to be the youngest Test centurymaker, should be treated with caution. A couple of years may have got lost in emigration.
Scyld Berry October 2004

Career Averages
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s6sCtSt
Test571007364320139.1710194420
ODI10932095534.8335359.200130
FC50284310431091303*42.07721593490
List A18016916447113129.22124480
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test577052602309795/289/11929.222.6366.5630
ODI10242230---3.28-000
FC50247226227899367/1824.342.8950.4392
List A18020901482494/304/3030.244.2542.6100
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Mushtaq Mohammad
Mushtaq Mohammad gives the victory sign in the dressing room after a match
Mushtaq Mohammad pulls during his 67
Mushtaq Mohammad bowls
Denis Compton, Barry Richards and Mushtaq Mohammad shelter from the rain during a charity match in London