Mahmood Hussain

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.

Title Description
Personal
Name: Mahmood Hussain
In Urdu: محمود حسین
Famous As: Cricketer
Nationality: Pakistani
Religion: Islam
Profession: Cricket
Batting : Right-hand bat
Bowling : Right-arm fast-medium
National side : Pakistan
Test debut (cap 12): 23 October 1952 v India
Last Test : 5 July 1962 v England
Major teams: Quetta
Born
Date: 2 April 1932
Place: Lahore, Punjab, British India (now Pakistan)
Died
Date: 25 December 1991
Rest Place: Northwick Park, Middlesex, England
Aged: 59


Biography

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

Matches Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 27 39 6 336 35 10.18 0 0 2 5 0
First-class 97 118 12 1160 50 10.94 0 31 0

Bowling Averages

Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 27 42 5910 2628 68 6/67 6/88 38.64 2.66 86.9 4 2 0
First-class 97 8320 329 8/95 25.28 19 3

Career Statistics

Test debut India v Pakistan at Lucknow, Oct 23-26, 1952 
Last Test England v Pakistan at Leeds, Jul 5-7, 1962 
First-class span 1949/50 - 1968/69

FullCareer

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

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