Played in 10 Tests with Hyderabad, Oxford University, and Somerset, one of Indian Cricket magazine's top five Cricketers of the Year for 1959-60.
He made his first Test appearance in 1959.
He holds the record for the most runs scored in a first-class match at Oxford with 308.
His brothers Mazhar Baig and Murtuza Baig both played for Hyderabad.
He is a great retired Indian cricketer like Rahul Dravid.