Imtiaz Ahmed (cricketer)
5 January 1928 |
|Batting style||Right-handed batsman (RHB)|
|Bowling style||Right arm off-break(OB)|
Imtiaz Ahmed (born 5 January 1928) was a member of Pakistan's first Test team in 1952.
Born in Lahore, he was educated at Islamia College (Lahore). He played in 41 Tests and scored over 2000 runs. He was a middle order batsman who also sometimes batted in the top order. He was Pakistan's first Test wicketkeeper. He made the first Test double hundred by a wicketkeeper when he scored 209 against New Zealand in October 1955.
On 6 March 1951, playing for India Prime Minister's XI against a Commonwealth XI, Ahmed scored a triple century while following on, a feat that has been achieved by only two others.
He also played in the Ranji Trophy.
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