Zaheer Abbas, a former batting legend, is the latest player to be inducted into the Pakistan Cricket Board Hall of Fame. 74-year-old Zaheer, one of Test cricket’s best batsmen, was formally inducted into the PCB Hall of Fame on Saturday (today) during the lunch break of the second game Test at the National Stadium, receiving his recognizing cap and plaque from PCB official Faisal Hasnain.
Zaheer, the only Asian batsman with 100 first-class centuries, was honoured for his outstanding contribution to Pakistani cricket.
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The ‘run-scoring machine’ stated he is humbled to be recognized in such a courteous and honorable manner, and that it has been a delight to represent Team Green, according to a press release published by PCB.
After Fazal Mahmood and Wasim Akram, he is the third PCB Hall of Famer, with the next five inductees expected in the near future.