Pakistani batsman Saleem Pervez is born on September 9, 1947, in Amristar Punjab India. After waiting 13 years, he finally made his international debut. The right-handed batsman had played one ODI in 1980 against West Indies at their hometown Lahore and scored 18 runs. He died on April 24, 2013, in Lahore, Punjab, at the age of 65y 227days.
Saleem Pervez played first-class cricket for the National Bank of Pakistan from 1967-68 till 1989-90. During his 22 years first-class career, he scored 8075 runs @36.21 with the best of 226* including 16 hundred and 45 fifties. He was a prolific runs scorer in domestic cricket, but could not play for Pakistan due to the long list of stars at that time.
Indeed, it was bad luck for him not to play test cricket for Pakistan. Saleem Pervez also scored 416 runs in 23 List-A matches including two fifties before he retired from cricket in 1989-90. Salim Pervez was a key figure in the Pakistan match-fixing investigation in 1999. No charges were brought against him but he was accused of fixing matches but none were proven. He died in a road accident after suffering serious injuries.