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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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53 news items

Mon, 14 Mar 2011 22:43:50 -0700

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 ...
ESPNcricinfo.com (blog)
Mon, 09 Jun 2014 23:10:55 -0700

On Thursday, the English Test summer begins. England - losing finalists in the 2013-14 Ashes - take on Sri Lanka, world champions in a form of cricket so unrelated to Tests as to be almost a different sport. It is the most eagerly anticipated two-Test ...


Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:25:36 -0700

Just as most South American footballers usually grow-up playing the game on beaches and cramped thoroughfares, Pakistani kids get their first taste of competitive cricket on the streets. 'Street cricket' is an almost entirely South Asian phenomenon ...

gulfnews.com (blog)

gulfnews.com (blog)
Fri, 20 Jun 2014 05:58:34 -0700

Walsh – Jaffar: Courtney Walsh of the West Indies refused to Mankad last man Saleem Jaffar of Pakistan in the 1987 World Cup. Pakistan won the match and the defeat cost the West Indies a place in the semi-final. • Rafique – Gul: Mohammad Rafique of ...


Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:48:19 -0700

The new selection committee effectively replaces a trio of long-serving members - Azhar Khan, Saleem Jaffar and Farukh Zaman - who had been engaged in selection affairs since 2007. The selection committee's first assignment will be to pick the squad ...

Sportskeeda (blog)

Sportskeeda (blog)
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:26:15 -0700

The temporary selection committee comprising of Azhar Khan, Saleem Jaffar and Farukh Zaman have been selecting teams since July. The post of chief selector has had a great deal of changes in the past. Aamer Sohail was appointed and removed within a ...

Cricket Web (blog)

Cricket Web (blog)
Sun, 08 Jun 2014 23:23:03 -0700

At opposite ends of the "ill-will" spectrum were Kapil Dev's appeal against Peter Kirsten in 1992/93 and Courtney Walsh's warning to Saleem Jaffar in the 1987 World Cup. Somewhere between the two was Virender Sehwag's decision to withdraw an appeal ...


Wed, 26 Feb 2014 04:23:48 -0800

The other selectors in the selection panel are Azhar, Saleem Jaffar and Farukh Zaman. Pakistan's next assignment will be a home series against Australia in the UAE in October. Latif played 37 Tests and 166 ODIs in a career that spanned 11 years. He ...

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