Previous Pakistan leg-spinner Abdul Qadir passed away in Lahore on Friday because of heart failure. “We were taking our dad [Abdul Qadir] to the emergency clinic however he passed on before we could reach there,” stated, child, Salman Qadir. Former Pakistani Spin Cricketer Abdul Qadir Passes Away. Also, read Misbah ul Haq Named Pakistan Head Coach and Chief Selector.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) additionally offered their sympathies, after hearing the news.
“PCB is stunned at the updates on ‘maestro’ Abdul Qadir’s passing and has offered its most profound sympathies to his family and companions,” the board said in an announcement on its official online networking stages.
Former Pakistani Spin Cricketer Abdul Qadir Passes Away
PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani stated: “We are crushed with the updates on Abdul Qadir’s passing and for the benefit of the PCB, I need to express my most profound sympathies to his family and companions. PM Imran pays tribute to Abdul Qadir.
“The PCB, similar to each Pakistani, is pleased with his administrations to cricket and Pakistan. His commitments and accomplishments were restricted on-field, however, he guaranteed he moved the craft of leg-turn to the cutting-edge cricketers.
“Aside from being a maestro with the ball, Abdul Qadir was an overwhelming figure who was worshiped, cherished and regarded over the globe because of his brilliant comprehension and information of the game, and solid cricket morals and control.
“He played hard cricket inside the soul of cricket and in doing as such, earned regard from his adversaries as well as transformed his enemies into companions.
“Today, worldwide cricket has turned out to be less fortunate with his passing. He will be remembered fondly however will never be overlooked.
“In these troublesome occasions, the PCB stands together with Abdul Qadir’s relatives and companions, and wish them the solidarity to adapt to this tragic misfortune.”
PCB Chief Executive Wasim Khan stated: “To state we are stunned at his passing will be putting it mildly. Stalwarts like Abdul Qadir are conceived in decades and today Pakistan cricket has lost one of its most dearest and appreciated children.
“Abdul Qadir may have passed, yet his commitment to worldwide cricket – by giving notoriety and force to the specialty of wrist turn bowling that roused many youths over the planet – will live until the end of time.
“Abdul Qadir was one of the untouched most noteworthy. His inviting and warm nearness will perpetually be missed.”
Qadir spoke to Pakistan in 67 Tests and 104 One-day Internationals (ODIs) matches from 1977 to 1993.
He asserted 236 wickets in the five-day group while 132 in the restricted overs matches.
He made his Test debut against England in Lahore in 1977. While his ODI presentation came against New Zealand in 1983 in Birmingham.