Jawad Hussain

20 Apr 1939
26 Apr 2008
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Raza Jawad “Joe” Hussain (20 April 1939 – 26 April 2008) was an Indian cricketer. He played only one first-class match, for Tamil Nadu against Andhra in the 1964–65 Ranji Trophy. He scored 17 in his only innings (Tamil Nadu won the game by an innings), bowled one over for three runs, and did not hold a catch.

He was the father of former England Test captain Nasser Hussain, and of Mel Hussain who played once for Worcestershire.

Hussain owned a cricket school in Ilford which was started by coach Harold Faragher, where players such as Graham Gooch and former England cricketer John Lever once trained. He died on 26 April 2008 at the age of 68 due to heart and lung failure caused by pneumonia

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