King of leg-spin: Legendary cricketer Abdul Qadir passes away at 67


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LAHORE: Former legendary Pakistani cricketer and the man behind the success of spin Abdul Qadir Khan took his last breath in Lahore yesterday following to a cardiac attack at the age of 67 years.

Well-known cricketer Kamran Akmal who has close family relations with the deceased had also confirmed the news of Abdul Qadir’s death.

Abdul Qadir was born in Lahore in 1955 and during his fantastic career he had taken 236 wickets in 67 Test matches and 132 wickets in just 104 One Day Internationals (ODIs).

Abdul Qadir was known to all for his exceptional performance at leg-spin.

During his career, he also worked on the position of chief selector for the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and a match commentator.

Pakistan Cricket Board on its official website also condoled with the family of the deceased cricketer:


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