KARACHI: Former Pakistani great batsman late Hanif Mohammad was acknowledged by International Cricket Council (ICC) as they continue to highlight legends of the game of cricket.
Last week, ICC started to post achievement of cricket’s Hall of Famers. The ‘Little Master’ was described by renowned English commentator and analyst as a batter with good organized technique, having a strong mind to compete in a contest.
The latter represented Pakistan in Test cricket from 1952 to 1969. During this time, he played 55 Tests and scored 3915 runs at an average of 43.98. Hanif had scored 12 100s and 15 50s and he was the first Pakistani batter to score tripple-century. His highest score was 337 runs.
It must be noted that six cricketers from Pakistan are part of the ICC’s Hall of Fame. Besides Hanif, Imran Khan, Wasim Akram, Javed Miandad, Waqar Younis and Zaheer Abbas are part of this elusive list.