All-rounder for Hyderabad for twenty years who all represented India in the 1975 Cricket Globe Glass. He was selected to try out for Hyderabad Institutions in 1956 by selectors who had been impressed along with his fielding capability. He coached the junior Hyderabad group for quite some time before shifting to California to teach on the Stanford Cricket Academy. His kid Faaqir Ali passed away from a coronary attack in 2000. He symbolized India in the Cricket Globe Glass like retired cricketer Kapil Dev.