Saleem Jaffar is a cricket player, who plays for the Pakistan National Cricket Team. He has been a part of the team since 1986 and has had a successful stint with the side. Saleem Jaffar was born on November 19, 1962, in Karachi, Sind who played in 14 Tests and 39 One Day Internationals from 1986 to 1992. He is the only Ismaili Nizari Muslim (Aga Khani) played for any cricket team in the world.
On his first-class debut in 1983–84, he took 5 for 11 and in 1985–86 finished the season with 80 wickets at a Bowling average of 19. He made both Test and ODI debuts against West Indies the season of his international call-up. He was also part of 1987 Cricket World Cup Squad.
After his test career he played in the British Columbia Mainland Cricket League, in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Saleem Jaffar mainly plays in the team as a bowler and is a prolific Left-arm fast-medium bowler, having taken plenty of wickets for the teams, both in domestic and international cricket. He can also bat in the lower order and has scored some vital runs for the team. Saleem Jaffar bats Right-handed. He is a brilliant fielder and can field anywhere on the ground. He is good with both his, ground fielding and his catching.
He represents Pakistan, Karachi, United Bank Limited team in domestic cricket. Saleem Jaffar has taken over 263 wickets, playing for the Pakistan National Cricket Team and is a successful player for the team.
After retirement in 2007 he was appointed as a selector for the Pakistan national cricket team.