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Hanif Mohammad

Pakistan|Opening Batter
Hanif Mohammad
INTL CAREER: 1952 - 1969
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Full Name

Hanif Mohammad


December 21, 1934, Junagadh, Gujarat, India


August 11, 2016, Karachi, (aged 81y 234d)

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right arm Offbreak

Fielding Position


Playing Role

Opening Batter








Hanif was the first star of Pakistan cricket, the "Little Master" who played the longest innings in Test history - his 970-minute 337 against West Indies in Bridgetown in 1957-58 - then followed it a year later with the highest first-class innings to that point, 499 run out. With such feats, broadcast on radio, he turned cricket in Pakistan from the preserve of the Lahore educated elite into the mass sport it is today. Although famous for his immaculate defence and never hitting the ball in the air, Hanif could also attack, and was probably the originator of the reverse-sweep. His versatility extended to captaining and keeping wicket, and bowling right- and left-handed in Test cricket. But in addition to being the jack of all trades, he was the master of one.
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Hanif Mohammad Career Stats

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Debut/Last Matches of Hanif Mohammad

Recent Matches of Hanif Mohammad

PIA A vs P Railways64 & 6--24-Dec-1973LahoreFC
PIA A vs Karachi W370/1116-Dec-1973KarachiFC
PIA A vs Lahore B34--11-Dec-1973LahoreFC
Pakistan vs New Zealand22 & 350/124-Oct-1969KarachiTest # 662
Pakistan vs England----06-Mar-1969KarachiTest # 650

Photos of Hanif Mohammad

Hanif Mohammad, Shehzar Mohammad and Shoaib Mohammad
Sachin Tendulkar presents a shield to former Pakistan cricket captain Hanif Mohammad
Sunil Gavaskar and Hanif Mohammad attend the India-Pakistan Test in Bangalore
Hanif Mohammad receiving his medal from Pakistan president
Hanif Mohammad at the Tissot Cup match, 28 Sept 1999, PIA v PNSC
Waheed Mirza (324) and Mansoor Akhtar (224*) pose with Hanif Mohammad