Mansoor Akhtar

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Mansoor Akhtar
Personal information
Full name Mansoor Akhtar
Born (1957-12-25) 25 December 1957 (age 56)
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Role All-rounder
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 86) 24 November 1980 v West Indies
Last Test 12 January 1990 v Australia
ODI debut (cap 29) 21 November 1980 v West Indies
Last ODI 3 January 1990 v Australia
Domestic team information
Years Team
1974/75–1990/91 Karachi Whites
1975/76–1997/98 Karachi Blues
1976/77–1978/79 Sind
1978/79–1996/97 United Bank Limited
1988/89–1990/91 Karachi
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 19 41 240 183
Runs scored 655 593 13804 5445
Batting average 25.19 17.44 37.71 35.35
100s/50s 1/3 –/– 28/69 4/37
Top score 111 47 224* 153*
Balls bowled 138 2536 1204
Wickets 2 37 25
Bowling average 55.00 37.83 40.24
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match n/a n/a
Best bowling 1/7 3/24 3/25
Catches/stumpings 9/– 14/– 167/2 53/–
Source: [1], 19 September 2011

Mansoor Akhtar (born 25 December 1957) is a former Pakistani cricketer who played in 19 Tests and 41 ODIs from 1980 to 1990. He partnered Waheed Mirza in a world record opening stand of 561 in 1977. The partnership is still the best for the 1st wicket in first class cricket. He scored one century and three half-centuries, with a highest score of 111 against Australia in Faisalabad.









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