Javed Akhtar (cricketer)

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Javed Akhtar (21 November 1940 – 8 July 2016)[1] was a Pakistani cricketer. He played in one Test in 1962. He was an off spinner. He had success at first-class level, taking his wickets at an average of 18.17, but struggled in his only Test, failing to take a wicket. He played for the Pakistan national cricket team.

He later became an umpire, standing in 18 Tests and 40 ODIs from 1980 to 1999.[2]

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  1. "Former Pakistan Test player and umpire Javed Akhtar dies". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 8 July 2016.
  2. "Javed Akhtar". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 May 2014.