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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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Sun, 07 Feb 2016 07:18:41 -0800

Pakistan needed 14 for victory with the last pair, Abdul Qadir and Saleem Jaffar, remaining. They got to within two runs when Walsh spurned the chance of clinching victory off the last ball by declining to run out non-striker Jaffar, who was a long way ...


Wed, 03 Feb 2016 14:28:45 -0800

GOING back in history, on October 16, 1987, during a World Cup match against Pakistan, Courtney Walsh had refused to run out Saleem Jaffar for backing too far at the non-striker's end in a humdinger at Lahore. Chasing 217 for a win, Pakistan required ...

Trinidad News

Trinidad News
Tue, 02 Feb 2016 21:48:45 -0800

Gray related an incident involving his fast bowling teammate Courtney Walsh and number 11 batsman Saleem Jaffar during a 1987 World Cup meeting between the West Indies and hosts Pakistan in Lahore. “I witnessed Walsh allowing (Jaffar) to (return) to ...

News Tribe

News Tribe
Tue, 03 Nov 2015 21:48:45 -0800

KARACHI: Member of Pakistan Cricket Board Selection Committee and former Test player Saleem Jaffar's car got an accident on super high way on Wednesday morning, TheNewsTribe.om reported. According to initial details, Saleem Jaffar was on his way to ...


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 ...

Chandigarh Tribune

Chandigarh Tribune
Tue, 15 Sep 2015 12:49:03 -0700

Actor Aamir Khan does not mind putting on 30 kg to look like Mahavir Phogat, the character he is playing in Dangal. After all he is the Mr Perfectionist who eats, breathes and lives his characters, much to the dismay of his wife Kiran Rao, who has ...

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 ...

The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:06:45 -0700

Apart from Moin, Shaharyar met former cricketers Salahuddin Ahmed, Saleem Jaffar and Wasim Bari to discuss how domestic cricket can be improved to produce more quality players. Despite the removal, Moin's association with the PCB may not be over yet ...

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