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Zaheer Abbas      

Full name Syed Zaheer Abbas Kirmani

Born July 24, 1947, Sialkot, Punjab

Current age 67 years 99 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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May 9, 2014

Intikhab Alam and Zaheer Abbas at a press conference, Lahore, May 9, 2014

Intikhab Alam and Zaheer Abbas 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 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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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1972

Country Fixtures Country Results
Group II: Falcons v Sui Sthn Gas at Abbottabad - Oct 30-Nov 2
Falcons 223 & 24/0 Sui Sthn Gas 297
Group II: Stags v Habib Bank at Bahawalpur - Oct 30-Nov 2
Stags 221 Habib Bank 415/8
Group I: Hawks v Khan RL at Hyderabad (Sind) - Oct 30-Nov 2
Hawks 213 Khan RL 322/5
Leopards v Sui Gas at Islamabad - Oct 30-Nov 2
Sui Gas 262 & 2/0 Leopards 236
K Dolphins v WAPDA at Karachi - Oct 30-Nov 2
K Dolphins 80 & 25/0 WAPDA 303
Group I: L Eagles v Pakistan TV at Lahore - Oct 30-Nov 2
Pakistan TV 294 & 2/0 L Eagles 213
Lahore Lions v United Bank at Lahore - Oct 30-Nov 2
Lahore Lions 216 United Bank 358/4
Tigers v National Bnk at Multan - Oct 30-Nov 2
Tigers 68 & 137/3 National Bnk 390
Group I: PIA v Quetta Bears at Islamabad - Oct 30-Nov 2
PIA 179 & 160/6 Quetta Bears 186
P Panthers v Port Qasim A at Peshawar - Oct 30-Nov 2
Port Qasim A 166 & 270/5 P Panthers 126
R Rams v ZTBL at Rawalpindi - Oct 30-Nov 2
ZTBL 205 & 29/1 R Rams 205
Group II: S Stallions v State B of P at Sialkot - Oct 30-Nov 2
S Stallions 342 State B of P 169/6
2nd Test: Australia v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi - Oct 30-Nov 3
Pakistan 570/6d Australia 22/1
Pakistan A v N Zealanders at Sharjah
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