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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

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 ...


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 ...


Mon, 30 Mar 2015 06:52:30 -0700

“We've appointed Haroon as the new chief selector while members will be Saleem Jaffar, Kabir Khan and Azhar Khan,” Shaharyar added. Azhar keen to prove himself as leader. Meanwhile, Azhar said that he will try to prove his capabilities as a leader ...

The Roar

The Roar
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:27:33 -0700

With the score reading 7/236, Pakistan still had an outside chance of pulling it off. However, McDermott returned to grab the final three wickets, of Saleem Yousuf, Saleem Jaffar and Tauseef Ahmed – all caught behind by Greg Dyer – to ensure an 18-run ...


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 ...

The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog)
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 02:00:35 -0800

When Bruce Reid dismissed Miandad, the path was opened up for McDermott to polish things off, Saleem Yousuf, Saleem Jaffar and Tauseef Ahmed all caught behind by Greg Dyer as Australia won by 18 runs (Waugh's runs were crucial), to ruin the hopes of ...

International Cricket Council

International Cricket Council
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:52:08 -0800

The West Indies lost a thriller against Pakistan by one wicket, when Courtney Walsh opted not to run-out Saleem Jaffar, who had backed up too far. The side defeated Sri Lanka again, but a loss to England in the next game meant for the first time ever ...

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