Imtiaz Ahmed, Pakistani Test cricketer, Died at 88


Imtiaz Ahmed was born on January 5, 1928, in Lahore and died on December 31, 2016.

He was a cricketer.

Ahmed played for the Pakistan’s first Test team in 1952.

Imtiaz Ahmed was educated at Islamia College.

Ahmed played in 41 Tests and scored over 2000 runs.

Ahmed was a middle-order batsman who also sometimes batted in the top order.

Imtiaz Ahmed was Pakistan’s first Test wicketkeeper.

Ahmed made the first Test double hundred by a wicketkeeper when he scored 209 against New Zealand in October 1955.

On March 6, 1951, Ahmed was playing for India Prime Minister’s XI against a Commonwealth XI, Ahmed scored a triple century (300 not out) while following on, a feat that has been achieved by only two others.

Ahmed received Pride of Performance Award from the Government of Pakistan for sports in 1966.

Ahmed also played in the Ranji Trophy.

Imtiaz Ahmed passed away at 88 years old.