Pakistan news October 11, 2011

Nauman Habib found dead in Peshawar

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistani first-class cricketer Nauman Habib has died in Peshawar, reportedly a victim of murder. Habib, 32, had gone missing on October 9 after leaving his house in Hayatabad, Peshawar, for a nearby gym; his body was found near his house on October 11. Habib had been playing for Peshawar against Multan from October 6-8 in the first round of this season's Quaid-e-Azam Trophy and had taken seven wickets in the match.

Habib, a right-arm seamer, played 63 first-class matches and 30 List A games. He had taken 221 first-class wickets at an average of 26.22, with nine five-wicket hauls; he took ten wickets in a match three times.

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  • gul on October 13, 2011, 22:28 GMT

    i will always miss him, he was a good guy and had never done anything wrong with anyone.May god give peace to his soul and place in jannat. ameen.

  • Dummy4 on October 12, 2011, 17:29 GMT

    Sad day for Pakistan Cricket

  • Muhammad on October 12, 2011, 10:29 GMT

    This is big loss to his family, friends and Pakistan cricket..... Its an extremely brutal act to kill a human being...must be animals..... I dont know him personally but I know two players who played with him in the last match, Naveed Khan and Gauhar ali. We are from the same village.... I could feel there feelings about him... I have played cricket with them for more than 13 years...

    This is a HUGE loss... Allah bless his soul AMIN...

  • Sayed on October 12, 2011, 9:28 GMT

    R.I.P. sad day indeed..........

  • Anver on October 12, 2011, 7:10 GMT

    May Allah grant him a place in Jannah !!!!!!!!! my deepest sympathies to his family members......

  • Dummy4 on October 12, 2011, 6:21 GMT

    he was playing recently yaar o_O

  • Dummy4 on October 12, 2011, 4:45 GMT

    We are trying to bring back international cricket to Pakistan.... But how is it possible? we can't save our own cricketers, how could we give protection to foriegn cricketers? This will damage our cause. A thinking moment for all Pakistanies.....

  • Dummy4 on October 12, 2011, 4:31 GMT

    ALLAH give him jannat and give patience to his family.............. so shoke to hear himmmmm...........

  • basit on October 12, 2011, 4:02 GMT

    God bless you my dear brov when i have no words to say bcoz iam crying i wish i meet you before that i didnt meet him for ages now he is gone he was such a nice guy and very friendly

  • Hammad on October 12, 2011, 2:24 GMT

    May ALLAH give his soul peace and a place in jannah.... He was very good cricket and performer in domestic cricket, very sad news of his death.....

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