Former Pakistan Test cricketer Aftab Baloch passes away at 68

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Karachi, Pakistan Updated: Jan 24, 2022, 11:14 PM(IST)

Former Pakistan Test cricketer Aftab Baloch dies Photograph:( Twitter )

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He is remembered for an innings of 428 runs (584 minutes, 25x4) he scored against Balochistan as captain of the Sindh team in 1973-74 in a first class match in Karachi.

Former Pakistan Test cricketer Aftab Baloch, who is remembered for his innings of 428 in a first class match in 1970s, died here on Monday. He was 68.

He is remembered for an innings of 428 runs (584 minutes, 25x4) he scored against Balochistan as captain of the Sindh team in 1973-74 in a first class match in Karachi.

Sindh declared their innings on 951 for 7 in the match. Baloch featured in two Tests for Pakistan. He made his Test debut at the age of 16 against New Zealand in 1969.

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He scored 25 in his debut Test and had to wait for six years before playing for Pakistan again against the West Indies, scoring 12 and 60 not out.

He was never picked to play for Pakistan again. Baloch had also served in management positions and was a selector with the Pakistan junior and A teams.

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