Saleem Jaffar

Pakistan|Bowler
INTL CAREER: 1986 - 1992
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Full Name

Saleem Jaffar

Born

November 19, 1962, Karachi, Sind

Age

59y 265d

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Bowling Style

Left arm Fast medium

Playing Role

Bowler

TEAMS

A tall fast bowler, Saleem Jaffar made an impression from the off. He took 5 for 11 on his first-class debut in 1983-84, and in 1985-86 finished the season with 80 wickets at 19. His international call-up was no surprise, and he made both Test and ODI debuts against West Indies that season. His tour of England in 1987 was ended by injury, and when he returned for the World Cup later that year he suffered a terrible mauling by Australia. Against England at Karachi in 1987-88 he took five wickets , winning selection for the tour of the Caribbean that followed. That was followed by his best outing, against New Zealand at Wellington in 1988-89, where he took match figures of 8 for 134, including his only Test five-for. That was the real issue - he wan't penetrative enough - and his career fizzled out.
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Career Averages
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test142325311139365/408/13431.632.7070.3010
ODI393919001382403/253/2534.554.3647.5000
FC811285966972637/2925.463.1248.8122
List A88398827031027/287/2826.504.0639.0220
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test141464210*5.25000020
ODI3913113610*18.007349.31000030
FC81762937933*8.0600200
List A8834256011*6.660080
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Saleem Jaffar