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Mohsin Hasan Khan


Mohsin Hasan Khan   born 15 March 1955, Karachi, Sindh) is a former Pakistani cricketer who played in 48 Tests and 75 ODIs from 1977 to 1986 mainly as an opening batsman.

Life and career

Playing in this role for Pakistan against India at Lahore in 1982–83, he scored 101 not out of Pakistan's second-innings total of 135/1. This is the lowest team score in Test cricket to have included a century.[1]Mohsin was one of a minority of South Asian players to come to terms with conditions in Australia and England, scoring two consecutive centuries in Australia in 1983/4[2] and becoming the first Pakistani batsman to score a Test double century at Lord's, which he did earlier in 1982.[3] He retired from international cricket to pursue a film career.

Mohsin later married Bollywood movie star Reena Roy and had a short career as an actor in the Indian film industry. He has since divorced Roy and remarried and lives in Karachi, Pakistan. He has a daughter with Reena Roy, who now lives with her mother in India. He had named his daughter Jannat, but she is now called Sanam. On 2 March 2010 Mohsin Khan was named Iqbal Qasim's successor as chief selector of the Pakistan national cricket team. He accepted the role turned down by fellow one-time opener Saeed Anwar. Mohsin is Pakistan's fourth chief of selectors in the 12 months of 2009–10.[4]

Filmography

  • 1997 Mahaanta
  • 1996 Ghunghat
  • 1994 Beta
  • 1994 Madam X
  • 1993 The Elephant Walk
  • 1993 Jannat
  • 1992 Laat Saab
  • 1991 Saathi
  • 1991 Pratikar
  • 1991 Gunehgar Kaun
  • 1991 Fateh
  • 1989 Batwara
  • 1992 tyagi
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