Nasim-ul-Ghani (born 14 May 1941) is a former Pakistani cricketer who played in 29 Test matches and one One Day International between 1958 and 1973. At the time of his debut, aged 16 years, he was the world's youngest Test player.
|Born||14 May 1941|
Delhi, British India
|Bowling||Slow left-arm orthodox|
|Test debut (cap 26)||17 January 1958 v West Indies|
|Last Test||6 January 1973 v Australia|
|Only ODI (cap 6)||11 February 1973 v New Zealand|
Source: Cricinfo, 13 June 2016
He became the first nightwatchman to score a century when he hit 101 against England at Lord's in 1962. This was his only century in Test cricket, and it was also the first century by a Pakistani in England.
A slow left-arm bowler, Nasim-ul-Ghani is the youngest person to take five wickets in a Test innings. He was aged 16 years 303 days when he took 5 for 116 against West Indies in 1958.
He has served as national selector and as an ICC Match Referee in two Test Matches and 9 ODIs.
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