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Legendary Pakistan leg spinner Abdul Qadir dies aged 63

The Legendary Pakistan leg spinner Abdul Qadir dies aged 63.  Former Pakistan spinner Abdul Qadir, credited for reviving the art of leg-spin bowling in 1970s and 80s, died of a heart attack in his hometown Lahore.

Qadir made his Test debut against England in 1977 and went on to play 67 Tests, taking 236 wickets with a best of 9-65 against England at the same venue in 1987.

Those figures are still the best by a Pakistan bowler in a Test innings.

He also took 132 wickets in 104 one-day internationals, with Imran using him as an attacking weapon in the 1983 World Cup held in England.

He played last of his international matches in 1993. Qadir’s unique dancing action was as attractive as it was destructive, spinning the ball prodigiously and had a lethal googly and a flipper.People all around the world saddened to hear the news of demise of legendary spinner Qadir. Prominent personalities including Imran Khan Prime minister of Pakistan ,President Alvi,COAS all are deeply grieved to hear that.And International Cricketing Community also sharing condolence messages after his death.

 

 

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