Pakistan’s Premier League spine Abdul Qadir left his fans a few days ago to meet his creator, Real. Abdul Qadir was a patriot. After the disappearance of league spin bowling in the 1970s and early 1980s, Abdul Qadir left to restore art. There was a time when cricketers and sports critics shared that league spin bowlers cannot control their line and length, so they are not capable of fast cricket. However, Abdul Qadir, through his magic bowling, proved such ideas wrong in league spin bowling.
Along with introducing league spin bowling in ODIs, the ability of his current Prime Minister and former captain Imran Khan’s Abdul Qadir plays an important role. Imran Khan was convinced that his wicket rate could be reduced if the wickets of the opposing team were taken early.
Following his philosophy, Imran Khan chose to play his first ODI against New Zealand during the 1983 World Cup in Birmingham. In his first one-day match, Abdul Qadir proved his choice with magic bowling and courageous.
In this match, Abdul Qadir took 4 wickets for just 21 runs in his 12 overs and played a vital role in keeping the New Zealand team limited to 238 in the last 60 overs. Pakistan’s cancellation was utterly unsuccessful in pursuit of the target and lost 7 wickets for just 102 runs. On the occasion, Abdul Qadir, who played his first one-day match, played an unbeaten 41-run stand, which led Pakistan to a score of 186.
Coincidentally, he also scored 41 in his first match, the highest score in an innings of his ODI career.
Abdul Qadir has played a key role in Pakistan’s win along with his batting. Almost every Pakistani remembers when Javed Miandad’s last ball was bowled in the final of the historic Asia Cup in Sharjah on April 18, 1986, but let us tell you that the hero of this match is Abdul Kadir. Batting at number six, he played a fast 34-run game and shared a 71-run stand with Javed Miandad for the fifth wicket.
During the World Cup played in Pakistan and India in 1987, Pakistan played with a wicket in Lahore and against the West Indies for the first time in World Cup history.
Pakistan’s victory was the key to batting for Abdul Qadir, who scored 14 runs in the last over of Courtney Walsh to help Pakistan win. Pakistan’s role in this win is that of Courtney Walsh, who stood at the end of the last ball strike of the match before Salem Jaffer threw the ball instead of a warning. Abdul Qadir is also known for his French-style strings on Imran Khan’s insistence that he deepened the impression of magic bowling before his 1982 visit to England. When he came to pick up the ball with his distinctive style, his unique style impressed the batsmen as well as the visitors. I fully agree with Prime Minister Pakistan that if the current bowler friend was available to umpire Abdul Qadir, his wicket would have been much higher.
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