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Batting style  Right-hand bat
Bowling style  Right-arm Off Spin
Role  Cricket Player
Name  Nazar Mohammad
National side  Pakistani

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Born  5 March 1921 (age 75), Lahore, British India (now Pakistan)

Died  12 July 1996 (aged 75) Lahore, Pakistan

Similar  Mudassar Nazar, Noor Jehan, Shaukat Hussain Rizvi

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Nazar Mohammad (Urdu: نذر محمد) (born March 5, 1921, Lahore, Punjab – died July 12, 1996, Lahore) was a Pakistani cricketer who played in five Tests in 1952. He was educated at Islamia College, Lahore.

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In October 1952, in Pakistan's second Test match and first Test victory, he became the first player to score a Test century for Pakistan, and the first player to remain on the ground for an entire Test match. An opening batsman, he carried his bat for his score of '124 not out' in Pakistan's total of 331 in an innings victory over India, batting for 8 hours 35 minutes.

Shortly after the series, he injured his arm, ending his career. According to Omar Noman, "as the famous story goes," Nazar sustained the injury jumping out from the house window of the film actress Noor Jehan when her film producer husband Shaukat Hussain Rizvi returned home unexpectedly and surprised them. There were persistent rumors in the local newspapers, at the time, of a romantic affair going on between Noor Jehan and Nazar Mohammad.

His son Mudassar Nazar also represented Pakistan in cricket for many years in the 1970s and 1980s.

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