Pakistan Cricket: The king of swing Abdul Qadir was born on 15 September 1955 in Lahore Punjab Pakistan. The king of swing Abdul Qadir full name is Abdul Qadir Khan. He is right arm leg spin bowler and right arm batsman. In the world of cricket swing bowling, he is known as the king of swing.
Abdul Qadir was the Pakistan international cricketer and his main role in the team leg-spin bowler. Abdul Qadir was also the Pakistan Cricket Board chief selector and commentator after his cricket.
Abdul Qadir played 67 test matches and 104 one-day international matches from 1977 to 1993. In the test history, his best performance is 30 for 437 in three test matches in 1987 against England in home series. In 1987 he also the record to pick nine wickets and give 56 runs in Gaddafi Stadium in the same series.
Cricket world cup 1983 his best figure in one-day international cricket against Sri Lanka is 5 wickets at the runs of 44.
Due to his magic leg-spin bowling many cricketers, yahoo sports also, says about him a master of leg-spin and the master of Googlies. He was also famous for his leg breaks, flippers, and topspin bowling.
Richie Benaud Greatest XI he was shortlisted, spin bowler. according to former England captain, Graham Gooch Qaid was finer than Shane Warne.
In the year of 1975 to 1995, he played his first-class cricket for Lahore, Punjab and Habib Bank Limited cricket teams. In 75 occasions he took 5 or move wickets in his first-class carrier and Abdul Qadir was also the record of ten or more wickets in 21 matches. In first-class cricket, he made 2 hundred and 8 half-centuries.
In National Stadium, Karachi Abdul Qadir made his first-class debut against United Bank Limited. He played for Habib Bank Limited.
Abdul Qadir took 960 wickets in his 209 first-class matches at the average of 23.24. In his cricket history his best figure 9 wickets for 56 runs. In his best bowling performance is 13 wickets at the score of 101.
Beside a king of swing, he was also a good batsman. He is one of the best friends of Imran Khan. In 247 innings his score is 3740 at the average of 18.33 with the help of 2 hundred and 8 half-centuries. In first-class cricket, his highest score is 112. Abdul Qadir played his last first-class match in 1994.
Abdul Qadir International Cricket Carrier
Abdul Qadir made his first test debut against England in 2977 Gaddafi Stadium Lahore. In 1977 to 1990 Abdul Qadir played 67 matches and pick 236 wickets. In his test carrier, his best bowling figure is 9 wicket for 56 runs.
He made 7742 runs in test carrier at the average of 32.8. In 67 test matches, he made 7742 runs in 111 innings at the average of 32.80. His best bowling is 13 wickets on 111 runs. His test highest score is 61 runs.
11 June 1983 he made his one-day international against West Indies. He played 104 matches and made 3454 runs in 100 innings.
Abdul Qadir makes his one-day international debut on 11 June 1983 against West Indies. Abdul Qadir played his last one-day against Sri Lanka on 2 November 1993. Abdul Qadir played 104 one-day matches and took 132 wickets.
His best bowling figure in one-day cricket is 5 wickets and give 44 runs. While catch stump on his bowling in one-day cricket is 21. Abdul Qadir highest score is 41* in one-day international cricket.
Abdul Qadir picks 5 wickets twice in one-day cricket. Abdul Qadir made 641 runs in 104 one-day international matches. His batting average in one-day cricket is 15.26.
Abdul Qadir Personal Life
Abdul Qadir was born on 15 September 1955 in Lahore Punjab Pakistan. Abdul Qadir brother Ali Bahadur was also a leg spinner bowler who played 10 first-class matches from 1986 to 1987.
He had three sons, Renman Qadir, Sulaman Qadir, and Imran Qadir. Abdul Qadir was the king of the swing in the leg-spin cricket bowling history and he is always with the heart of cricket fans.
Abdul Qadir died on 6 September 2019. The king of swing leave their fans but he is always Pakistan cricket fans remain of the world. All Pakistan pray for him. He leave before 9 days on his 64 birthday.