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Saleem Jaffar
Cricket information
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Left-arm fast-medium
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs
Matches 14 39
Runs scored 42 36
Batting average 5.25 18.00
100s/50s -/- -/-
Top score 10* 10*
Balls bowled 2531 1900
Wickets 36 40
Bowling average 31.63 34.54
5 wickets in innings 1
10 wickets in match n/a
Best bowling 5/40 3/25
Catches/stumpings 2/- 3/-
Source: [1], 4 February 2006

Saleem Jaffar (born November 19, 1962) is a retired Pakistani cricketer who played in 14 Tests and 39 One Day Internationals from 1986 to 1992. Jaffar was born in Karachi, Sindh.

Jaffar took 5 for 11 on his first-class debut in 1983–84, and in 1985–86 finished the season with 80 wickets at a Bowling average of 19. He made both Test and ODI debuts against West Indies the season of his international call-up. His tour of England in 1987 was ended by injury. Against England at Karachi in 1987–88 he took five wickets and was selected for the tour of the Caribbean that followed. Against New Zealand at Wellington in 1988–89, he took match figures of 8 for 134, including his only Test five-for.

After his test career he played in the British Columbia Mainland Cricket League, in Vancouver, BC, Canada. In 2007 he was appointed as a selector for the Pakistan national cricket team.

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71 news items


Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:47:37 -0800

Walsh ran in and aborted: Saleem Jaffar strayed out of the crease. Instead of tipping the bails off, Walsh, in one of the greatest moments of sportsmanship, let him go and went back to his mark. Qadir then squeezed a yorker to third man and started ...


Thu, 19 Feb 2015 20:30:27 -0800

The home team needed 14 runs off six balls, and a gracious decision from Courtney Walsh in not running out Saleem Jaffar got them through. At Bristol in 1999, Shoaib Akhtar's raw pace crippled West Indies' attempted chase of 230 while canny seam ...


Fri, 06 Feb 2015 02:30:00 -0800

When Walsh was about to bowl, he found non-striker Saleem Jaffar out of the crease. The Caribbean pacer could have run him out to clinch the game for the Windies, but showing exemplary sportsmanship, Walsh just cautioned Jaffar and went back to his run ...
Wisden India
Sun, 15 Feb 2015 23:11:04 -0800

The black-and-white World Cup histories often cite Walsh's refusal to run out Saleem Jaffar in 1987 – who had backed up too far – as the moment when the team's fortunes changed. Again, there's a bit of urban legend at work there. West Indies had ...
The News International
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 18:26:15 -0800

The trial match will be played on Wednesday (today) here at the UBL Sports Complex Ground. PDCA has announced 20 players out of which the final squad will be selected by selectors Saleem Jaffar, Sabih Azhar, Nadeem Khan, Zaffar Ahmed and Umer ...

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Cricket Country
Wed, 04 Feb 2015 21:11:19 -0800

That fateful last over from Saleem Jaffar went for 18, which eventually turned out to be the difference between the sides. It was supposed to be a fairytale ending to Imran Khan's career: He had been outstanding with the ball throughout the tournament ...

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The Roar
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 08:22:26 -0800

However, penetrative bowling from captain Imran Khan (4/37) and Saleem Jaffar (3/30) triggered a collapse of four wickets for 30 runs. Imran's opposite number Vivian Richards scored an attacking 51, but the rest of the batsmen failed to give him support.
Sat, 12 Feb 2011 00:48:45 -0800

Abdul Qadir took a single off the first ball and Saleem Jaffar another off the second, leaving 12 to get off four. Qadir, who had done nothing of significance with the ball then turned it on, hitting a two and then launching a straight six that drew ...

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