In 1934 December 21st, when Hanif Muhammad was born. One of the best batsmen Pakistan at any point created and the first little ace world cricket has seen. Hanif Mohammad was the backbone of Pakistan’s batting in early days. Regardless he holds the record for longest test innings played by a batsman and most astounding individual score by a Pakistani batsman in test innings.
In 55 test matches amid his multiyear test career he scored 3915 runs with 12 centuries surprisingly. Tolerance was the key quality of his batting. Against West Indies he batted for 970 minutes and scored mammoth 337 races to spare a test coordinate on a falling apart pitch at Bridgetown 1957-58. Another quill in the top was acquired when he scored a chief’s thump at home of cricket Lords as he scored 187 not out trying to spare his group from smashing misfortune as at one point Pakistan lost its 6 wickets for 99 runs; however, it was Hanif Mohammad’s valiant exertion which spared Pakistan from annihilation his execution was incredibly hailed by cricketing intellectuals and Hanif was named as a Wisden cricketer of the year for his heroics in 1967.
Hanif Mohammad was additionally instrumental in household circuit and scored 499 keeps running in a top notch coordinate in 1959, which remained as a most elevated individual score by a batsman in world cricket for next 34 years until Brian Lara of West Indies outperformed it by scoring 501 keeps running in an area coordinate. In all Hanif Mohammad scored 17000 top of the line keeps running with 55 centuries added to his repertoire. An infrequent wicket attendant Hanif Mohammad likewise keeps wickets for Pakistan in their debut test coordinate against India in 1952-53.
Hanif Mohammad captained Pakistan amid 1964-67 yet neglected to have an effect as he sacked 2 wins and 2 misfortunes in his 11 test as Pakistan’s pioneer; however, it was chiefly because of absence of assets that he needed to manage.
Hanif Mohammad was likewise accepted in ICC corridor of popularity for cricket in 2009 in acknowledgment to his administrations for cricket. He passed away in 2016 at matured 81 in Karachi, however he will stay as a sparkling star of Pakistan cricket until the end of time.