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Murtaza Hussain

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Full Name: Murtaza Hussain
Born: December 20 1974 , Bahawalpur
County: Surrey
Other teams: Pakistan A
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Off-spin


Hussain is English-qualified after playing several seasons of club cricket in the country and gaining a British passport.He started his career in Pakistan in 1990, at the age of 16, and played for the Pakistan A team.He is a genuine off-spinner, who can turn the ball, and made his first-class debut for Surrey against Warwickshire at Edgbaston in 2007, after trials at Derbyshire and Middlesex.He continued to play for Surrey for the rest of that season and was offered a two-year deal at the end of the summer.His chances were limited in 2008 with the re-arrival of Saqlain Mushtaq, but he playe...

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