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Raja Saleem Akhtar (Urdu: راجہ سلیم اختر) (8 September 1930 - 22 April 2004) was a former Pakistani cricketer who played for Multan and Sargodha.[1] His sons Wasim Raja and Rameez Raja played for Pakistan, while Zaeem Raja played first-class cricket.

Saleem Akhtar
سلیم اختر
Personal information
Full nameRaja Saleem Akhtar
Born(1930-09-08)September 8, 1930
Gujranwala, Punjab, British India
Died22 April 2004(2004-04-22) (aged 73)
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
BattingRight handed batsman
BowlingLegbreak googly
RelationsWasim Raja (son),
Rameez Raja (son),
Zaeem Raja (son)
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
Multan
Sargodha
Career statistics
Competition FC
Matches 10
Runs scored 187
Batting average 10.38
100s/50s 0/1
Top score 63
Balls bowled unknown
Wickets 17
Bowling average 18.29
5 wickets in innings 1
10 wickets in match 0
Best bowling 5/34
Catches/stumpings 5/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 15 April 2018

Early life and careerEdit

He was a retired civil servant and former cricketer.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Saleem Akhtar". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  2. ^ http://www.espncricinfo.com/pakistan/content/story/134780.html

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