Zaheer Abbas      

Full name Syed Zaheer Abbas Kirmani

Born July 24, 1947, Sialkot, Punjab

Current age 66 years 268 days

Major teams Pakistan, Dawood Club, Gloucestershire, Karachi, Pakistan International Airlines, Public Works Department, Sind

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Other Referee

Syed Zaheer Abbas Kirmani
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 78 124 11 5062 274 44.79 12 20 22 34 0
ODIs 62 60 6 2572 123 47.62 3033 84.80 7 13 16 0
First-class 459 768 92 34843 274 51.54 108 158 278 0
List A 323 309 33 11240 158* 40.72 19 72 78 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 78 14 370 132 3 2/21 2/26 44.00 2.14 123.3 0 0 0
ODIs 62 12 280 223 7 2/26 2/26 31.85 4.77 40.0 0 0 0
First-class 459 2582 1146 30 5/15 38.20 2.66 86.0 1 0
List A 323 828 689 16 3/48 3/48 43.06 4.99 51.7 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Pakistan v New Zealand at Karachi, Oct 24-27, 1969 scorecard
Last Test Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Sialkot, Oct 27-31, 1985 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England v Pakistan at Nottingham, Aug 31, 1974 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Hyderabad (Sind), Nov 3, 1985 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1965-1987
List A span 1971-1987
ICC match referee statistics
Only Test Sri Lanka v West Indies at Moratuwa, Dec 8-13, 1993 scorecard
Test matches 1
Test statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v West Indies at Colombo (PSS), Dec 1, 1993 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v West Indies at Colombo (SSC), Dec 18, 1993 scorecard
ODI matches 3
ODI statistics
Profile

Zaheer Abbas was a stylish, elegant batsman. In full flow, he was a sight for sore eyes. His avarice for runs matched that of the Australian legend, and that was why he was dubbed the Asian Bradman. High praise indeed for there have been many greats but none matches the aura of the Don.

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Aug 21, 2006

Zaheer Abbas, Shaharyar Khan and Abbas Zaidi at a press conference, London, August 21, 2006

Zaheer Abbas, Shaharyar Khan and Abbas Zaidi at a press conference

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Aug 21, 2006

Zaheer Abbas, Shaharyar Khan and Abbas Zaidi at a press conference, London, August 21, 2006

Zaheer Abbas, Shaharyar Khan and Abbas Zaidi at a press conference

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Aug 20, 2006

Shahrayar Khan (L), Bob Woolmer and Zaheer Abbas (R) discuss the match situation, England v Pakistan, 4th Test, The Oval, August 20, 2006

Shahrayar Khan (L), Bob Woolmer and Zaheer Abbas (R) discuss the match situation

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1972

Country Fixtures Country Results
Only T20I: Pakistan v Australia at Dubai (DSC)
Oct 3, 2014 (20:00 local | 16:00 GMT | 12:00 EDT | 11:00 CDT | 09:00 PDT)
1st ODI: Pakistan v Australia at Abu Dhabi
Oct 5, 2014 (15:00 local | 11:00 GMT | 07:00 EDT | 06:00 CDT | 04:00 PDT)
2nd ODI: Pakistan v Australia at Sharjah
Oct 8, 2014 (15:00 local | 11:00 GMT | 07:00 EDT | 06:00 CDT | 04:00 PDT)
3rd ODI: Pakistan v Australia at Abu Dhabi
Oct 10, 2014 (15:00 local | 11:00 GMT | 07:00 EDT | 06:00 CDT | 04:00 PDT)
Pakistan A v Australians at Sharjah
Oct 13-16, 2014 (10:00 local | 06:00 GMT | 02:00 EDT | 01:00 CDT | 23:00 PDT)
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