Aftab Ahmed (Sind University cricketer)

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Aftab Ahmed
Personal information
Full name Aftab Ahmed
Born unknown
Role Wicket-keeper
Domestic team information
Years Team
1959 Sind University
Career statistics
Competition FC
Matches 1
Runs scored 14
Batting average 14.00
100s/50s 0/1
Top score 14
Catches/stumpings 0/0
Source: CricketArchive, 16 February 2013

Aftab Ahmed (date of birth unknown) was a Pakistani cricketer who played a single match for Sind University during the 1958–59 season. Aftab's only recorded match at first-class level came during that season's edition of the Inter-Universities Championship, contested between a number of Pakistani universities.[1] In the match, played against Punjab University in January 1959 at the Bohra Gymkhana Ground, Karachi, Punjab University amassed a total of 702 all out, an innings which included four centuries. Although playing as a wicket-keeper, Aftab did not make any dismissals during the innings, and scored only 14 runs while batting, with the match finishing in a draw after three days.[2] That match was to be the team's only match of the competition, and he was replaced as wicket-keeper by Akhtar Hussain for the following seasons' tournament.[3] Aftab did not play any further matches at a major level.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ First-class matches played by Aftab Ahmed (1) – CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 February 2013.
  2. ^ Sind University v Punjab University, Inter-Universities Championship 1958/59 – CricketArchive. Retrieved 15 February 2013.
  3. ^ First-class matches played by Sind University – CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 February 2013.
  4. ^ Aftab Ahmed player profile – ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 16 February 2013.