Birth date 1 Mar 1980 (38 years)
Nationality Pakistan Pakistan
Position Batsman
Team history
Lahore Blues 2001 - present
Lahore Shalimar 2006 - present
Lahore Lions 2009
Knight Riders 2008
Bank of Pakistan 2000 - 2007
Lahore Eagles 2004 - 2006
Lahore Whites 2000 - 2004

Salman Butt is a member of the Pakistan cricket team and bats left handedly and bowls right arm offbreak. The other teams for whom he has played are Kolkata Knight Riders and Lahore.

Butt played his first Test match on 3rd September 2003 at Multan against Bangladesh. In the 1st innings, he batted at the No. 2 position and scored 12 runs in 14 deliveries. In the 2nd innings, he took 1 catch and while batting at the No. 1 spot scored 37 runs in 34 deliveries. Pakistan won this match by 1 wicket. The One day International debut match of Butt was played on 22nd September 2004 at Southampton and the rival team was the West Indies. Butt was second in the batting line up of Pakistan and was out for a duck after facing 2 deliveries. While fielding, he took 1 catch. West Indies won this match by 7 wickets with 131 deliveries to spare.

Career Highlights

Butt has played in 19 Test matches and has hit 2 centuries, 6 fifties, 153 boundaries and 1 sixer. His highest score has been 122 and overall 1047 runs were scored by him at a strike rate of 46.95 and batting average of 29.08. He has taken 8 catches. He appeared in 60 One day Internationals in which he scored 2185 runs at a batting average of 38.33 and strike rate of 77.64. He has hit 7 hundreds, 9 half centuries, 274 boundaries and 7 sixers while has taken 17 catches.