Abbas Ali Baig

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Abbas Ali Baig
Personal information
Full name Abbas Ali Baig
Born (1939-03-19) 19 March 1939 (age 76)
Hyderabad, India
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Leg break
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 93) 23 July 1959 v England
Last Test 31 December 1966 v West Indies
Domestic team information
Years Team
1954–1976 Hyderabad
1959–1962 Oxford University
1960–1962 Somerset
Career statistics
Competition Tests First-class
Matches 10 235
Runs scored 428 12367
Batting average 23.77 34.16
100s/50s 1/2 21/64
Top score 112 224*
Balls bowled 18 660
Wickets 9
Bowling average 48.00
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 2/26
Catches/stumpings 6/– 154/–
Source: CricketArchive, 21 November 2012

Abbas Ali Baig About this sound pronunciation  (born 19 March 1939, Hyderabad) is a former Indian cricketer who played in 10 Tests from 1959 to 1966.

He was named one of Indian Cricket 's five Cricketers of the Year for 1959/60.[1]

He holds the record for the most runs scored in a first-class match for Oxford University: playing against Free Foresters at The University Parks in 1959, he scored 221 not out in the first innings and 87 in the second for a total of 308.[2]

His brothers Mazhar Baig and Murtuza Baig both played first-class cricket for Hyderabad.

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  1. ^ "Indian Cricket Cricketers of the Year". CricketArchive. Archived from the original on 21 April 2009. Retrieved 23 March 2009. 
  2. ^ "Most Runs in a Match for Oxford University". CricketArchive. Retrieved 23 March 2009. 

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