The history of cricket is full of interesting events. If we look at the history of cricket, then many players were very brilliant. There was more than one cricketer in Indian cricket, who performed amazingly. Today we are going to tell you about the cricketer of Afghanistan origin who played cricket for the Indian team. This strong player was very famous for hitting long sixes at the behest of the fans.
We are talking about former Indian cricketer Salim Durrani, who was not born in India but in Afghanistan and is the only Indian cricketer from Afghanistan. After Durrani's birth, his family settled in Karachi. At that time Durrani was only 8 months old when his family moved from Afghanistan to Karachi. When India and Pakistan were partitioned, Salim Durrani came to India. Durrani is the first Indian cricketer who was also awarded the Arjuna Award.
Durrani made a mark in the cricket world with his brilliant performance in the 60s and 70s. He is known as a great all-rounder. In 1960, Salim Durrani made his debut in the Mumbai Test against Australia. He played 29 test matches for India and also scored 1202 runs. Durrani's career did not last long. But he entertained the audience a lot with his game. Durrani was very famous for hitting long sixes at the behest of the audience. In the 60s and 70s, Atishi was known for batting.