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Munir Hussain

Munir Hussain (November 29, 1929 – July 29, 2013) was an Pakistani cricketer who played for Kalat. He was born in Amritsar, British Raj, present day India. He was the founder of the first Urdu cricket magazine, Akhbar-e-Watan.[1]
Hussain made a single first-class appearance, during the 1969-70 Quaid-i-Azam Trophy, against Quetta — captaining the side. From the middle order, he scored 10 runs in the first innings in which he batted, and two runs in the second, in a match which Kalat lost by an innings margin.


Hussain died on July 29, 2013 of a cardiac arrest in Karachi, Pakistan.[2] Acting chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board, Najam Sethi said, "He was an informed, easygoing and affable personality; his death will be widely mourned by the journalist and broadcast community as well as the cricketing fraternity across the country".[2]
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