Shujauddin Butt

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Shujauddin
Personal information
Full name Shujauddin Butt
Born (1930-04-10)10 April 1930
Lahore, Punjab, British India
(now Pakistan)
Died 7 February 2006(2006-02-07) (aged 75)
London, England
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
Role All-rounder
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 17) 10 June 1954 v England
Last Test 2 February 1962 v England
Domestic team information
Years Team
1947 Northern India
1947 Punjab
1948–52 Punjab University
1953–64 Combined Services
1958–70 Bahawalpur
1966 Rawalpindi
Career statistics
Competition Test FC
Matches 19 101
Runs scored 395 3,490
Batting average 15.19 25.28
100s/50s 0/0 6/14
Top score 47 147
Balls bowled 2,313 18,002
Wickets 20 319
Bowling average 38.14 21.91
5 wickets in innings 0 18
10 wickets in match 0 4
Best bowling 3/18 8/53
Catches/stumpings 8/- 69/-
Source: CricketArchive, 2 March 2013

Shujauddin Butt (10 April 1930 – 7 February 2006) was a Pakistani army officer and cricketer who played in 19 Tests from 1954 to 1962.

He served in the Pakistan Army for 26 years, retiring as a lieutenant colonel in 1978. In 1971 he was captured during the Bangladesh war and held as a prisoner-of-war in India for 18 months.[1]

He managed Pakistan's tours to Australia and the West Indies in 1976-77.[2] He wrote two books of Pakistan cricket history, From Babes of Cricket to World Champions (1996) and The Chequered History of Pakistan Cricket (2003), with Mohammed Salim Parvez.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Peter Oborne, Wounded Tiger: The History of Cricket in Pakistan, Simon & Schuster, London, 2014, p. 25.
  2. ^ Wisden 2007, p. 1572.
  3. ^ Oborne, p. 562.

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