Cricket


Imtiaz Ahmed - Long Triumph Innings
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Imtiaz Ahmad belongs to that genre of cricketers who provided leadership in building a strong national edifice of the game in the early years.

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Abdul Qadir - Hero Worship
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On his bowling action, Abdul Qadir had the air of a shaman about to conjure up something particularly devilish. Richie Benaud, himself a noted practitioner of the art of leg-spin, described it this way: "He bowls, and bowls again".

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Imran Khan - The One and Only
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Imran Khan made it into the 1971 side to England primarily because of his connections rather than pure merit.

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Fazal Mahmood - A Player and a gentleman
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I called Fazal Mahmood from Karachi for an appointment. Fazal lives in Lahore. Famous for cricKet, Fazal has been in the police force. He retired 1987 as DIG. He readily agreed to interview on a Friday, with the rider that I was to have lunch at his Fazal street residence, off Aliama Iqbal Road.

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Hanif Mohammad - His Defence was Impenetrable
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Towards the end of last year, Hanif Mohammed, Pakistan Test cricket's sheet anchor of the fifties and sixties, published his autobiography Playing for Pakistan.

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