Murtaza Hussain

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Murtaza Hussain
Personal information
Full name Murtaza Hussain
Born (1974-12-20) 20 December 1974 (age 39)
Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm off break
Domestic team information
Years Team
2007–2009 Surrey
2004–2009 Pakistan Customs
1990–2002 Bahawalpur
1997–2000 Khan Research Laboratories
1998–1999 Islamabad
1995–1997 Pakistan National Shipping Corporation
1994–1995 United Bank Limited
1992–1994 Pakistan Automobiles Corporation
Career statistics
Competition FC LA
Matches 148 106
Runs scored 3,571 762
Batting average 20.88 14.65
100s/50s 1/12 0/1
Top score 117 85
Balls bowled 34,051 4,827
Wickets 573 132
Bowling average 24.96 25.56
5 wickets in innings 36 1
10 wickets in match 7 0
Best bowling 9/54 5/18
Catches/stumpings 70/– 33/–
Source: Cricinfo, 14 October 2009

Murtaza Hussain (born December 20, 1974 in Punjab) is a Pakistani first class cricketer. A right-arm offbreak bowler, Hussain has taken over 500 wickets in a career which began in 1990/91. His career best innings figures are 9 for 54. He played in some matches for Surrey in 2007 and 2008. Hussain plays club cricket for Old Whitgiftians CC in the Surrey Championship.He was an excellent bowler also played for Pakistan A team and was unfortunate not to play for national team

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