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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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