Mahmood Hussain (Cricketer)

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Mahmood Hussain was a Pakistani cricketer.He played in 27 Tests from 1952 - 1962. Mahmood was a fast medium bowler who partnered with Fazal Mahmood after Khan Mohammad retired from Test match cricket.Mahmood made an memorable 35 at the Ferozshah Kotla in New Delhi in 1961, which secured Pakistan from certain defeat.
  • Personal
  • Name:

    Mahmood Hussain

  • In Urdu:

    محمود حسین

  • Famous As:


  • Nationality:


  • Religion:


  • Profession:


  • Batting :

    Right-hand bat

  • Bowling :

    Right-arm fast-medium

  • National side :


  • Test debut (cap 12):

    23 October 1952 v India

  • Last Test :

    5 July 1962 v England

  • Major teams:


  • Born
  • Date:

    2 April 1932

  • Place:

    Lahore, Punjab, British India (now Pakistan)

  • Died
  • Date:

    25 December 1991

  • Rest Place:

    Northwick Park, Middlesex, England

  • Aged:



Mahmood Hussain one of the stalwarts of Pakistan's early cricket.He took 60 wickets in 29 Test matches and died at Northwick Park Hospital at the age of 59, having been admitted there in September for the treatment of diabetes mellitus. Known as a 'great fighter' during his playing days, he maintained his spirit to the end, in his battle with the dreaded complications of diabetes.[1]  Biography 

Major Teams

Pakistan, Pakistanis, Pakistan Prime Minister's XI, Karachi Whites, Imtiaz Ahmed's XI, Pakistan Governor-General's XI, Chief Commissioner's XI, Karachi A, National Tyre and Rubber Company, East Pakistan Governor's XI[2] Major Teams

Batting and Fielding Averages

Tests 273963363510.1800250

Bowling Averages

Tests 274259102628686/676/8838.642.6686.9420

Career Statistics

Test debutIndia v Pakistan at Lucknow, Oct 23-26, 1952 
Last TestEngland v Pakistan at Leeds, Jul 5-7, 1962 
First-class span1949/50 - 1968/69


 CompetitionTests 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
 0 wickets in match  -  3
 Best bowling  6/67  8/95
 Catches/stumpings  5/-  31/-

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