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Wasim Jaffer Biography

Wasim Jaffer is an Indian cricketer who profile is that of a right-handed opening batsman and an occasional right arm off-break bowler. He made his entry into the first class cricket scoring a triple century in his second match. It was the first occasion that a batsman had made a triple century for Mumbai away from home. Jaffer was recalled to the Test team for the tour of Pakistan 2005-06 in the wake of excellent domestic form, but did not play in the Test matches. It was in the next series in India that Jaffer scored his maiden Test century scoring exactly 100 against England at Nagpur, in his first Test since his recall. He made his first Test double century at the Antigua Recreation Ground against the West Indies in June 2006. In July 2006, his position as India's first-choice opener to partner Virender Sehwag was confirmed via the award of a central contract by the BCCI in India. Jaffer scored 202 in the first innings of the second test of the 2007 series against Pakistan at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. Jaffer ended his career with 5 centuries of which 2 were double centuries.

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