Abdul Qadir Full Biography, Records, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, & More

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Abdul Qadir Full Biography

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Cricket will always remember his contribution to the leg-spin department. Hailing from Lahore young leg spinner Abdul Qadir with some extraordinary variations roped into the international arena in 1977 during home series against England. He was the first genuine wrist spinner and he had the ability to bowl with six different variations He destroyed England in a second test match by taking 6 wickets.

It will always be written in the history that Imran Khan played an important role in enhancing Abdul Qadir’s career and made him a legendary player. During his peak time, he completely destroyed mighty West indies in home series where he took six wickets to bundle out visitors on 53 runs. Apart from bowling, he was also capable to play some handy knocks coming down the order. He played his last match against Sri Lanka.

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Abdul Qadir Biography
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 Abdul Qadir Basic Information 

  • Name: Abdul Qadir Khan
  • Nickname: N/A
  • Role: Bowler
  • Batting Style: Right-hand bat
  • Bowling Style: Legbreak googly

Abdul Qadir Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.): 5 feet 9 inch
  • Weight (approx.): N/A
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Hair Color: Black

Personal Life Of Abdul Qadir

  • Date of Birth: September 15, 1955,
  • Age:  Died (aged 63 years)
  • Birth Place: Lahore, Punjab
  • Zodiac sign: N/A
  • Nationality: Pakistani
  • School: N/A
  • College: N/A
  • Educational Qualifications: N/A
  • Net Worth: 5 Million USD (at the time of death)

 Abdul Qadir Family & Religion

Abdul Qadir with his family
Abdul Qadir with his family
  • Father: N/A
  • Mother: N/A
  • Brother: Ali Bahadur
  • Sister: N/A
  • Coach/Mentor:N/A
  • Religion: Islam
  • Address: Lahore

Cricket Career Of Abdul Qadir

  • Test: Pakistan v England at Lahore, Dec 14-19, 1977
  • ODI: New Zealand v Pakistan at Birmingham, Jun 11-12, 1983
  • T20: N/A
  • Jersey Number: N/A
  • Domestic/State Teams: Habib Bank Limited, Lahore, Punjab
  • Nature on the field: Calm.

Batting Career 

MInnNORunsHSAvgBFSR100200504s6s
Test67771010296115.36224745.790039916
ODI10468266414115.2684975.50003617

 

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Bowling Career

MInnBRunsWktsBBIBBMEconAvgSR5W10W
Test671111686477422369/5613/1012.7532.8171.46155
ODI104100510034541325/445/444.0626.1738.6420

Source: Cricbuzz


Highlighted Records Of Abdul Qadir

  • Qadir was the first genuine wrist-spinner who could impart multiple revolutions to the ball and was the premier leg break bowler in the late seventies and eighties.

Abdul Qadir Preferences & Hobbies

  • Hobbies: commentary
  • Favorite Cricketers: N/A
  • Most Favorite Sportspersons: N/A
  • Favorite Food: Biryani
  • Favorite Color: Black

Abdul Qadir Relationship Status

Abdul Qadir with his son Usman Qadir
Abdul Qadir with his son Usman Qadir
Picture Source: Dunia News
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: N/A
  • Marriage Date: N/A
  • Children: Usman Qadir, Sulman Qadir, Rehman Qadir, Imran Qadir, Noor Amna

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Abdul Qadir Awards and Recognitions

Abdul Qadir awards

  • Qadir possessed such variety that he could bowl 6 different balls in the same over including two types of googlies.
  • Graham Gooch had once remarked, “Qadir was even finer than Shane Warne.”

Controversies did by ( Abdul Qadir )

  • While doing commentary on a Pakistan Television (PTV) show in 2004. Qadir was quoted saying: “We all know the ball has always been made up [tampered with] by Pakistani fast bowlers”. He was later banned by management.

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Lesser-Known Facts About Abdul Qadir

  • In 1989, in a warm-up match played before the first Test against India at the National Stadium, 16-year-old Tendulkar hit four sixes off a Qadir over.

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