Pakistani Cricketer Hanif Mohammed is No More [ Current Affairs - Sports ]

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Pakistani former captain and batsman Hanif Mohammed passed away at the age of 81, due to prolonged battle with lung cancer. He held the record for the longest innings in Test cricket. He was a cricketer of Pakistan.

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About Hanif Mohammed:

  • Hanif Mohammed born on 21 December, 1934 in Junagadh State, India.
  • Many other members of Hanif families were also cricketers: his brothers Mushtaq, Wazir and Sadiq and his son Shoaib all played Tests for Pakistan.
  • He was a Pakistani cricketer and he played for the Pakistani cricket team.
  • He played 55 Test matches for the Pakistani cricket team in a career spanning 17 years.
  • He trained by Afghan cricket player Abdul Aziz,
  • His highest Test centuries was a 337 made against West Indies in a six-day test at Bridgetown in 1957- 58.
  • In 1958, he got a Pride of performance award presented by Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

Hanif Mohammed’s Cricket Career statistics:

Table of Hanif Mohammeds Cricket Career statistics

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Role

Batsman

Batting style

Right-handed

Bowling style

Right-arm off break

National side

Pakistan

Matches

55

Run scored

3,915

Batting average

43.98

- Published on: August 12, 2016