Amir Elahi

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Amir Elahi
Personal information
Batting style Right-handed batsman (RHB)
Bowling style Right-arm Leg break (LBG)
International information
National side
Test debut 12 December 1947 
India v Australia
Last Test 12 December 1952 
Pakistan v India
Career statistics
Competition Tests First-class
Matches 6 125
Runs scored 82 2562
Batting average 10.25 16.85
100s/50s -/- -/3
Top score 47 96
Balls bowled 400 24822
Wickets 7 513
Bowling average 35.42 25.77
5 wickets in innings 30
10 wickets in match 6
Best bowling 4/134 8/94
Catches/stumpings -/- 67/-
Source: Cricinfo.com

Amir Elahi (Urdu: عامر الہی) About this sound pronunciation  (1 September 1908 – 28 December 1980) was one of the fourteen cricketers who have played Test cricket for more than one country.[1] Born in Lahore, Pakistan, he played one Test for India. After Pakistan acquired Test match status in 1952-3, he played 5 Tests for Pakistan as a leg break googly bowler with modest success. He also had the distinction of being cap #1 amongst Pakistan Test cricketers

He died in Karachi, Pakistan on 28 December 1980.

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  1. ^ "Cricinfo". ESPN Cricinfo.