Tuesday , April 7 2020

Google pays tribute to Pakistan’s first Test captain Abdul Hafeez Kardar

The world’s popular search engine Google pays tribute to the first captain of the Pakistan cricket team Abdul Hafeez Kardar on his 84th birthday.

Google launches a special ‘doodles’ on special days, on the birthday of Abdul Hafeez Kardar, who was a Pakistani cricket legend, Google replaced its logo with a customized one which had the legendary batsman striking a short on foot front.

Abdul Hafeez Kardar was born on 17th January 1925 in Lahore and was a the first Captain of Pakistani Test match played in 1952.

Kardar is one of the three players who have played Test cricket for both India and Pakistan. This all-rounder batsman played domestic cricket for variety of teams such as Pakistani team, Oxford University, Northern India and Muslims.

Kardar was a left-handed batsman and a slow left-arm orthodox spin bowler, his average for batting was 29.83 in batting, and 24.55 in bowling.

Kardar led Pakistani team against all the Test playing nations of that era except South Africa.

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