Googli Master and legendry leg spinner Abdul Qadir laid to rest among tears and awe
LAHORE – Googli Master and Legendry leg spinner Abdul Qadir laid to rest among tears and awe in Lahore.
Abdul Qadir was laid to rest in Mian Mir Graveyard, Lahore on Saturday. Thousands of people from different walks of life participated in the funeral.
Prime Minister Imran Khan, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and other political leaders expressed grief and sorrow on the sad demise of the legendary cricketer.
On Friday, Abdul Qadir had died of cardiac arrest in Services Hospital Lahore. He was born in September 15, 1955 in Lahore. He played his first Test against England on December 14, 1977 and first one day against West Indies in 1983.
He took 236 wickets in 67 Tests and 132 wickets in 104 one-day international. Moreover, he took 960 wickets in first class matches. He also served as the chief selector of the national cricket team.