In 1984-85, playing for Karachi, he took eight wickets in an innings three times. In the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, he took 8 for 83 in the first innings against Pakistan Automobiles Corporation, and 6 for 122 and 8 for 93 against House Building Finance Corporation. Later in the season, in the PACO Cup, he took 8 for 87 against Habib Bank. He finished the season with 72 wickets at an average of 24. 59.