Saleem Yousuf

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Saleem Yousuf
Personal information
Born (1959-12-07) 7 December 1959 (age 55)
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style
International information
National side
Test debut 5 March 1982 v Sri Lanka
Last Test 15 November 1990 v West Indies
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs
Matches 32 86
Runs scored 1055 768
Batting average 27.05 17.86
100s/50s -/5 -/4
Top score 91* 62
Balls bowled
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match n/a
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 91/13 81/22
Source: [1], 4 February 2006

Saleem Yousuf (born December 7, 1959) is a former Pakistani cricketer who played in 32 Tests and 86 ODIs from 1982 to 1990. He was a wicket keeper. He made his highest Test score of 91 not out against England at Edgbaston in 1987. One of his most memorable innings was in a match against the West Indies in the 1987 World Cup, which turned certain defeat into victory for Pakistan.


After retirement, he served on the Selection Committee for the Pakistan Cricket Board. Nowadays he is serving as Principal Appraiser in Pakistan Customs Service.

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