Sikander Bakht (cricketer)

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Sikander Bakht
Personal information
Born (1957-08-25)25 August 1957
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast
Role Bowler
International information
National side
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs Tests LA
Matches 26 27 186 100
Runs scored 146 31 1,944 187
Batting average 6.34 7.75 14.18 8.90
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/3 0/0
Top score 22* 16* 67 28
Balls bowled 4870 1277 25,305 4,490
Wickets 67 33 553 119
Bowling average 36.00 26.06 25.61 22.74
5 wickets in innings 3 29
10 wickets in match 1 3
Best bowling 8/69 4/34 8/69 4/15
Catches/stumpings 7/– 4/– 82/– 23/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 5 January 2013

Sikander Bakht (born August 25, 1957, Karachi, Sindh) is a former Pakistani cricketer who played in 26 Tests and 27 ODIs from 1976 to 1989.[1] He is remembered for demolishing the Indian team for just 126 runs taking 8 wickets in the innings in the second Test match of the 1979 tour of Pakistan to India.[2] He was included in the team in place of Ehteshamuddin and ended up taking 11 wickets in that Test.

Sikander is currently doing a current sports magazine show named Sikander Sports on Express News.[3] He also worked with Indus and Samaa Television as a sports analyst.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sikander Bakht". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 5 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Pakistan tour of India, 1979/80 – 2nd Test". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 5 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Sikander Sports". FaceBook. Retrieved 5 January 2013. 

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