Zaheer Abbas PROFILE

General Information
Full name Syed Zaheer Abbas Kirmani
Born July 24, 1947, Sialkot, Punjab
Current age 72 years 256 days
Major teams Pakistan, Dawood Club, Gloucestershire, Karachi, Pakistan International Airlines, Public Works Department, Sind
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling Style Right-arm offbreak
 Zaheer Abbas Career Statistics
Batting & Fielding Statistics
Test ODI T20
Matches Played 78 62
Innings Played 124 60
Not Outs 11 6
Runs 5062 2572
Highest 274 123
Average 44.79 47.62
Balls Faced 3033
St/R 84.80
100's 12 7
50's 20 13
4's 22
6's 34 16
Catches Taken 0 0
Stumpings Made
Bowling Statistics
Test ODI T20
Matches Played 78 62
Innings Played 14 12
Balls 370 280
Runs 132 223
Wickets 3 7
Best Inning Bowling 2/21 2/26
Best Match Bowling 2/26 2/26
Average 44.00 31.85
Economy Rate 2.14 4.77
St/R 123.3 40.0
4 Wickets 0 0
5 Wickets 0 0
10 Wickets 0 0

Zaheer Abbas PROFILE

Zaheer Abbas was a stylish, elegant batsman. In full flow, he was a sight for sore eyes. His avarice for runs matched that of the Australian legend, and that was why he was dubbed the Asian Bradman. High praise indeed for there have been many greats but none matches the aura of the Don.

There was not a touch of arrogance about Zaheer's batting but of lyrical, fluent movement, his innings memorable for a refined, effortless beauty. His strength was precision and timing. He had the ability to go on back and front foot with equal facility, on occasions moving from backward to forward or vice versa during the course of one stroke and yet send the ball crashing to the fence. A high back-lift gave him a touch of elegance, and combined with powerful and supple wrists guiding the ball into the gaps on both sides of the wicket, he scored a very high proportion of his runs in boundaries. When the going was good, he seemed like a maestro at work, his artistry, his elegance leaving connoisseurs awestruck.

Zaheer's first big score came in England, a double hundred, 274 to be precise, at Edgbaston in only his second Test. With that innings, not only did he prove the pundits wrong, who thought that his technique and high backlift would make him highly suspect against the seaming ball, it also heralded the arrival of a new international star. Such was his mastery, so profound his concentration that he never seemed like getting out. He may have gone on and on, when sheer exhaustion got him; by the time he got out he had batted for nine hours and 10 minutes.

Many counties lined up to recruit this lean and bespectacled youth, but he opted for Gloucestershire, a less fashionable choice but one which he did not regret. He never switched to another county, pla Find Zaheer Abbas profile and stats of batting, bowling and fielding including latest updated news of Zaheer Abbas, videos and images at Also find detail Player profile and career statistics of Zaheer Abbas of Pakistan.

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Reviews & Comments [Zaheer Abbas]

Zaheer was a gentle player even before umpire rais his finger he always left the crease if he is out.
Mohammad Saleem, lahore16 October, 2014

ZAHEER ABBAS is aclassy and stylish player of cricket history ,Great man and great record holder
muhammad ifrahim, baffa11 March, 2014

We didnt know about him i was did not aware of him like you zahid ... no doubt he was the best player of his time
Wajid, Lahore03 March, 2014

zaheer abbas is the best player in the world stylish run machine player of the storke & naturel storke player. we proud to Great Zaheer Abbas
Mubashir Ahmad, cherat Bakhti ! Dammam28 February, 2014

who is he i never saw him in playing cricket in my life but nice stats sheet he has got add alot in his experience
Zahid, karachi28 February, 2014

Zaheer Abbas is very old now but honest player he is good at bating and bowling as well. good player
Kamran, karachi27 February, 2014

Zaheer Abbas is ve honest and simple guy...its good that he will manage Pakistan team ..
sajjad, karachi17 February, 2014

he is know with Pakistan team as a manager and a batting coach this is a very good news. know we all are hoping that Zaheer Abbas will work hard with Pakistani players and make to learn with there mistake.
anwar, isb15 February, 2014

Zaheer Abbas what an outstanding player of his time.. one of the very best.. still his cricketing knowledge is very good.he should be with Pakistan team as a coach or as a manager or batting coach.. it will be helpful for us..
wasim, lhr10 February, 2014

Haha. I woke up down today. You’ve cehreed me up!
Carrie, boGFDFIxqMAVV30 June, 2011

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