Aslam Khokhar

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Aslam Khokhar
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Aslam Khokhar in 1954
Personal information
Born (1920-01-05)5 January 1920
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Died 22 January 2011(2011-01-22) (aged 91)
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Legbreak
International information
National side
Career statistics
Competition Tests First-class
Matches 1 46
Runs scored 34 1863
Batting average 17.00 27.80
100s/50s -/- 2/13
Top score 18 117
Balls bowled - 1040
Wickets - 20
Bowling average - 28.55
5 wickets in innings - 1
10 wickets in match - -
Best bowling - 6/26
Catches/stumpings -/- 18/-
Source: Cricinfo

Mohammad Aslam Khokhar (5 January 1920 – 22 January 2011) was a Pakistani cricketer who played in one Test in 1954. In the Second Test in England he batted at number nine, scoring 16 and 18.[1]

He played in 45 first class matches between 1938–39 and 1963–64, and scored the first ever century in first class cricket in Pakistan[2] when, batting for Punjab against Sind in December 1947, he made 117.[3] He also umpired 3 Tests in the 1970s.

He was born in Lahore, Punjab and died in a Lahore hospital after a prolonged illness, on 22 January 2011. Before his death, he was Pakistan's oldest surviving Test cricketer.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ England v Pakistan, Nottingham, 1954
  2. ^ "Pakistan's oldest Test cricketer dies". ESPNcricinfo. 22 January 2011. Retrieved 22 January 2011. 
  3. ^ Punjab v Sind, 1947-48
  4. ^ "Mohammad Aslam Khokar Dies". CricketWorld4u.com. Retrieved 2013-03-05. 

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