Agha Saadat Ali

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Agha Saadat Ali
Cricket information
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style -
International information
National side
Career statistics
Competition Tests First-class
Matches 1 17
Runs scored 8 325
Batting average - 13.54
100s/50s -/- -/-
Top score 8* 56
Balls bowled - 152
Wickets - 1
Bowling average - 62.00
5 wickets in innings - -
10 wickets in match - -
Best bowling - 1/46
Catches/stumpings 3/- 8/-
Source: [1]

Agha Saadat Ali (Urdu: آغا سعادت علی‎) (21 June 1929, Lahore, Punjab – 25 October 1995, Lahore) was a Pakistani cricketer who played in one Test in 1955. He also stood as an umpire in one ODI game in 1978.[1]

Agha Saadat Ali son of Agha Munawar Ali Khan born on 21 June 1929 and died in his native Lahore on 25 October 1995 from carcinomatosis aged 66. Agha Munawar Ali Khan road in Lahore was named after his father. Agha Saadat was recognized as possessing a talent comparable to Imtiaz Ahmed, Khan Mohammad and Parsi cricketer Rusi Dinshaw.

He appeared in matches against the touring West Indians in 1948 and a Commonwealth team in 1949. Between 1950 he made his first-class debut for Pakistan Universities against Ceylon, until 1961/62 when he captained Lahore `B', Agha Saadat played 16 matches altogether.

After retirement he became a coach at the national level. His growing status within the game was reflected in his position as Assistant Secretary of the BCCP which he held for some time. Both of his sons played first-class cricket. Agha Saadat also served as President of the Billiard and Snooker Association of Lahore.

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  1. ^ "Agha Saadat Ali". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 May 2014.