Sikander Bakht (cricketer)

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Sikander Bakht
Personal information
Full name Sikander Bakht
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
Test debut (cap 74) 30 October 1976 v New Zealand
Last Test 3 January 1983 v India
ODI debut (cap 25) 30 December 1977 v England
Last ODI 6 February 1989 v New Zealand
Domestic team information
Years Team
Pakistan International Airlines
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODI FC 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 -/- -/- -/3 -/-
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 0 29
10 wickets in match 1 0 3
Best bowling 8/69 1/22 8/69 4/15
Catches/stumpings 7/– 105/– 82/– 23/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 23 January 2015

Sikander Bakht (born August 25, 1957, Karachi, Sindh) is a former international cricketer who played in 26 Tests and 27 ODIs for Pakistan 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 took 11 wickets in that Test.

Sikander Bakht was part of the support staff for Pakistan Cricket Team in 2003 Cricket World Cup.

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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