Abdul Qadir

From Sachin Tendulkar to Imran Tahir: Cricket fraternity pays homage to former Pakistan spinner Abdul Qadir

The cricket fraternity has come in unison to pay tribute to former Pakistan leg-spinner Abdul Qadir, who recently passed away at the age of 63 following a cardiac arrest.

Sep 07, 2019, 11:53 AM IST

Pakistan leg-spin great Abdul Qadir dies at 63

Qadir made his Pakistan debut in 1977 in Lahore and went on to play 67 Tests and 104 one-day internationals, claiming a total of 368 wickets.

Sep 06, 2019, 23:52 PM IST

Many similarities between Virat Kohli, Imran Khan: Former Pakistan leg-spinner Abdul Qadir

Considered by many as the best batsman of the modern era, Kohli recently led India to their first ever test series win in Australia

Feb 06, 2019, 06:43 AM IST

Inzamam-ul-Haq may have used his influence for son's selection in junior team

A former national selector has said he was told of how Inzamam is using his influence to get son Ibtisam in the national junior's team.

Sep 13, 2018, 15:34 PM IST

WATCH: Tendulkar biopic 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams' dwells on 16-year-old's bludgeoning of Abdul Qadir for 28 runs in one over

According to reports, before the start of that over, Qadir had told Tendulkar, "Bachchon ko kyon mar rahe ho? Hamein bhi maar dikhao" ("Why are you only hitting the kid? Hit me too.")

May 26, 2017, 18:25 PM IST

Spot-fixing wouldn’t have happened had Wasim Akram, Inzamam-Ul-Haq been hanged: Abdul Qadir

The second edition of PSL was rocked by spot-fixing scandal, and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) was forced to send back Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif from UAE, where the league games were played.

Mar 18, 2017, 23:48 PM IST

Ex-Pakistani cricketers accuse ICC of being biased to Indian players following Virat Kohli-ball tampering row

While Du Plesis was punished by the cricketing body, Kohli was left unpunished as there was no complaint from the opposite team.

Nov 23, 2016, 17:35 PM IST

Abdul Qadir slams Ahmad Shahzad as 'an actor'; asks Shahid Afridi to retire

Qadir, known for his candid comments, said at a function in Lahore that Afridi had aged and was no longer fit for top level cricket.

May 06, 2016, 14:23 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar never played an innings like Sunil Gavaskar did: Imran Khan

The 1992 World Cup-winning captain also rated Pakistan leg-spinner Abdul Qadir a touch above Shane Warne and Anil Kumble.

Dec 11, 2015, 22:18 PM IST

Former Pakistan players slam team's 'great escape' against England

Former Pakistan players reacted strongly to the national team's "great escape" in the first Test against England in Abu Dhabi with many saying that the batsmen's surrender in the second innings was appalling.

Oct 18, 2015, 10:11 AM IST

Abdul Qadir calls for annual Indo-Pak cricket series

Calling for an Indo-Pak series to be held annually, former Pakistan leg-spinner Abdul Qadir has said sports and politics should not be mixed as playing regular cricket will ease tensions between the two countries.

Sep 29, 2015, 20:40 PM IST

22 killed in Afghan car bombing

At least 22 people were killed in a suicide car bombing in Afghanistan, an official said on Sunday.

Aug 09, 2015, 11:37 AM IST

Bhopal: Meet Abdul Qadir, a disabled kid who swims

Abdul Qadir of Bhopal is a disabled kid who swims so good even when he doesn't have hands.

May 25, 2015, 15:05 PM IST

Cricket World Cup: Former Pakistan players rue ouster of Asian teams from final

Former Pakistani cricketers rued the failure of any Asian team to make it to the cricket World Cup final after Australia beat India by 95 runs in the second semi-final in Sydney on Thursday.

Mar 26, 2015, 20:40 PM IST

ICC World Cup: Leaving out Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh was a blunder, says Abdul Qadir

Pakistan's former leg-spinner Abdul Qadir has said the Indian selectors have "committed a blunder" by ignoring experienced cricketers Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh for the upcoming ODI World Cup.

Feb 03, 2015, 18:06 PM IST

Inzamam asks Pakistani players to play fearless cricket in World Cup

Former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has advised the Pakistan World Cup squad to shed the fear of defeat and play with an open and positive mindset in the mega event in Australia and New Zealand.

Jan 29, 2015, 20:20 PM IST

Abdul Qadir feels Pakistan's World Cup squad lacks balance

Former Pakistan spinner Abdul Qadir is not happy with the country's 15-member squad announced for the Cricket World Cup by the national selectors on Wednesday.

Jan 07, 2015, 22:42 PM IST

Flower to begin Pak job tomorrow, Luden named fielding coach

Former Zimbabwe all-rounder Grant Flower will join Pakistan tomorrow as a batting coach even as the Cricket Board (PCB) had announced South African Grant Luden as the team`s new fielding coach-cum-trainer.

Jul 15, 2014, 19:49 PM IST

Pakistan`s Umar Akmal in trouble over wedding party

Pakistani batsman Umar Akmal could be in fresh trouble with the law after a party for his wedding breached local rules restricting marriage celebrations, police said Wednesday.

Apr 16, 2014, 22:18 PM IST

Umar gets dragged in another controversy

Pakistan`s middle-order batsman, Umar Akmal has once again got caught in a unwanted controversy after being involved in an argument with a security guard at the Gaddafi stadium in Lahore.

Apr 09, 2014, 10:00 AM IST