Abdul Hafeez Kardar and Younis Khan were Inducted Into the PCB Hall of Fame

Abdul Hafeez Kardar and Younis Khan were Inducted Into the PCB Hall of Fame

After an open and transparent process, Abdul Hafeez Kardar and Younis Khan were inducted into the PCB hall of fame. The former captains of the men’s team, Javed Miandad and Wasim Akram, and the women’s team captain, Sana Mir, were named Hall of Famers.

Abdul Hafeez Kardar

Abdul Hafeez Kardar, the first-ever Test captain of Pakistan, and Younis Khan, the T20 World Cup captain in 2009, were among the players inducted into the PCB Hall of Fame. Other notable names inducted include Hanif Mohammad, Abdul Qadir, Imran Khan, and Waqar Younis.

Abdul Hafeez Kardar was the first Pakistani captain and made his Test debut against India in 1946. He made 80 runs in three Tests. He later played 23 Test matches for Pakistan, accumulating 847 runs. After Partition, he represented India and Pakistan, playing for both countries. In all, he scored more than 17,000 runs and took 21 wickets.

The inductees received an award for their contributions to Pakistan cricket. They were chosen through a transparent voting process. The men’s team captains, Javed Miandad and Wasim Akram were also honored. The women’s team captains were Sana Mir and Urooj Mumtaz.

Younis Khan was an all-rounder for Pakistan from 2000 to 2017. His career spanned 14 years, and he earned numerous player-of-the-match awards. Moreover, he was awarded the Hilal-i-Imtiaz award in 2013. Younis Khan was also recognized for his fielding skills. He caught 139 in Test cricket, ranking him 15th in the world.

Kardar was born in Lahore on 17 January 1925 and played three Tests for India in 1946. He later became the Chairman of Pakistan’s Board of Control for Cricket (1972-1977). Sadly, Kardar passed away on April 21, 1996, in Lahore.

Younis Khan

Former Pakistan captain Abdul Hafeez Kardar and former Test batsman Younis Khan have been inducted into the PCB Hall of Fame. Both men represented Pakistan in international cricket and won 171 international caps. Kardar represented Pakistan in a total of 408 matches, scoring 17,790 runs. Younis, meanwhile, has represented both Pakistan and India. He last played international cricket in May 2017 and qualifies for induction in 2022.

Kardar was inducted posthumously, while Khan was elected posthumously after a transparent voting process. Both won the Pride of Performance award in 2010 and served as batting consultants for the national team in 2020-21. The PCB will hold a formal induction ceremony during the current season to mark the occasion.

Younis Khan was one of the most prolific Pakistani cricketers. His career spanned two decades and produced a string of memorable Test innings. He won the Hilal-i-Imtiaz award in 2013. Younis Khan was also a great fielder. He took 139 catches in Test cricket, the 15th highest in the world.

Kardar, Pakistan’s first-ever Test captain, and Younis Khan, the legendary batsman, have been chosen to be inducted into the PCB Hall of Fame. A panel of senior sports journalists carried out the selection process. The two men will be officially inducted during the current season.

Kardar, born in Lahore, played for Pakistan in all 23 Tests from 1952 to 1958. In total, he scored 927 runs and took 21 wickets. He also served as the chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) from 1972 to 1977. Younis Khan was inducted into the PCB Hall of Fame in 2006.

Shahid Kardar

Shahid and Abdul Hafeez Kardar were honored for their contributions to Pakistan cricket. Both men played 118 Tests and 265 ODIs, scoring over 17,000 runs each. Shahid is the son of the legendary Abdul Kardar. His family is gratified and touched by their patriarch’s recognition from the PCB.

Abdul Hafeez Kardar was born in Lahore on 17 January 1925. He represented India in three Tests during the 1946 England tour and later played for the Muslim and Northern teams. He was later selected as Pakistan’s first Test captain on July 28, 1952, leading the country to its first Test series win.

AH Kardar and Shahid Kardar played for Pakistan at the club and later at the international level. They forged Pakistan’s international reputation and ignited Pakistan’s cricket rage. They were honored with the PCB Hall of Fame in 2007.

Younis Khan, who played for Pakistan between 1978 and 1989, was also honored with a PCB Hall of Fame induction ceremony. His achievements as a cricketer include winning 15 ODI and T20I player of the match awards. He is also the 14th-highest scorer in Test cricket history. He also received a Hilal-i-Imtiaz award in 2013 for his outstanding achievements. His fielding ability also earned him recognition. He compiled 139 catches, which are considered the 15th-most in the world.

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