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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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Sat, 12 Feb 2011 00:48:45 -0800

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Cricket Country
Tue, 16 Oct 2012 00:38:38 -0700

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The Express Tribune

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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:06:45 -0700

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Cricket Country

Cricket Country
Sat, 04 Jul 2015 17:30:41 -0700

Walsh cleaned up Saleem Jaffar with the fourth ball, and that was that. There was a lot of ruckus, amidst which Walsh said, albeit mockingly, “don't rob me of a wicket, maan”. Menon's conclusion is worth a mention: “The scorers and commentators decided ...


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 ...

International Cricket Council

International Cricket Council
Sun, 04 Jan 2015 19:32:19 -0800

Walsh, who eventually ended with figures of 4 for 40 ran in to bowl the last ball, off which two were required, with Abdul Qadir on strike, but stopped before delivering the ball due to Saleem Jaffar backing up too far at the non-striker's end. However ...


Thu, 29 Jan 2015 04:46:31 -0800

Abdul Qadir and Saleem Jaffar were the batsmen at the crease and Walsh was entrusted with bowling the final over. The Pakistani duo took singles off the first two balls before Qadir smacked a six and sneaked a couple of twos. Now Pakistan needed two to ...

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