Mahmood Hussain (cricketer)

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Mahmood Hussain
Mahmood Hussain W 63.jpg
Mahmood Hussain in 1962
Personal information
Born (1932-04-02)April 2, 1932
Lahore, Punjab, British Raj (now Pakistan)
Died 25 December 1991(1991-12-25) (aged 59)
Northwick Park, Middlesex, England
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 12) 23 October 1952 v India
Last Test 5 July 1962 v England
Career statistics
Competition Tests First-class
Matches 27 97
Runs scored 336 1160
Batting average 10.18 10.94
100s/50s -/- -/1
Top score 35 50
Balls bowled 5910 18538
Wickets 68 329
Bowling average 38.64 25.28
5 wickets in innings 2 19
10 wickets in match - 3
Best bowling 6/67 8/95
Catches/stumpings 5/- 31/-
Source: Cricinfo.com

Mahmood Hussain (April 2, 1932, Lahore, Punjab – December 25, 1991, Northwick Park Hospital, Middlesex, England) was a Pakistani cricketer who played in 27 Tests from 1952 to 1962. He was a fast medium bowler who partnered with Fazal Mahmood after Khan Mohammad retired from Test cricket. He made an unforgettable 35 at the Ferozshah Kotla, New Delhi in 1961, which saved Pakistan from certain defeat.

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