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Sajjad Ahmed (cricketer, born 1932)

Sajjad Ahmed
Personal information
Born (1932-02-14) 14 February 1932 (age 92)
Peshawar, North-West Frontier Province, British India (now Pakistan)
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium-pace
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1953–54 to 1955–56North-West Frontier Province
1956–57 to 1967–68Peshawar
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 21
Runs scored 397
Batting average 11.67
100s/50s 0/1
Top score 54
Balls bowled 2357
Wickets 52
Bowling average 21.84
5 wickets in innings 4
10 wickets in match 2
Best bowling 9/80
Catches/stumpings 7/–
Source: Cricket Archive, 26 September 2014

Sajjad Ahmed (born 14 February 1932) is a former cricketer who played first-class cricket in Pakistan from 1953 to 1968.

A medium-pace bowler, Sajjad Ahmed had a modest career except for two outstanding performances for Peshawar in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy at the Peshawar Club Ground. In 1956–57, opening the bowling, he took 7 for 38 and 6 for 51 against Bahawalpur, yet Peshawar still lost by 144 runs.[1] In 1958–59, again opening the bowling, he took 2 for 50 and 9 for 80 against Combined Services, but Peshawar lost by 185 runs.[2] He was the third bowler to take nine wickets in an innings in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, after Fazal Mahmood and Israr Ali. He was selected in a President's XI against the touring West Indians later in 1958–59 in a match at the Peshawar Club Ground, but was given only three overs.[3]

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