Friday, September 18, 2009

Asif Iqbal, Former Test Cricketer

Asif Iqbal Razvi (born 6 June 1943) is an Pakistani cricketer who captained Pakistan and Kent CCC. He is now an ICC Match Referee.

Asif Iqbal was born in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. He was a right-handed batsman and an effective right-arm medium bowler for Pakistan, Hyderabad, Karachi, Kent, National Bank of Pakistan and Pakistan International Airlines. After learning his cricket in Hyderabad, India, he emigrated to Pakistan in 1961, where he opened the bowling with swing bowling before concentrating on batting that was noted for its footwork and cavalier cover-driving.