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Abdul Qadir Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : April 10, 2020

Short Biography

Abdul Qadir was born on 15-09-1955 in Lahore in the state of Punjab, Pakistan. He was an Pakistani Cricket Player.

Other Name: Abdul Qadir Khan

Abdul Qadir Complete Bio & Career

Cricket would have been poorer had it not been for the contribution of Abdul Qadir. The artwork of leg-spin bowling turned into loss of life throughout the last decade of the 70s and it seemed that there might never be some other leg spinner in the coming. Qadir ushered in a renaissance that made leg spin bowling a cherished art form. His secret become that he possessed six one-of-a-kind deliveries in an over. The flipper and the top-spinner have been Qadir's two exclusive kinds of the googly and plenty of had been left flummoxed.
He made his debut against England at Hyderabad in 1978. In the second one innings, he took 6/forty four as Pakistan gave the impression of stealing victory. However, England managed to hold on for a draw. Things went slightly downward for Qadir after that collection. On the return tour in 1982, injuries plagued him and he proved to be useless within the matches that he played.
Imran Khan transformed Qadir into a super bowler for the duration of his captaincy and he always managed to get the satisfactory out of him. His bowling even made the mighty West Indian group clueless during the eighty's. The truth that West Indies could not recover from Pakistan for the duration of their duration of dominance is partially because of Qadir's leg spinners. His maximum memorable performance came at Faisalabad when he tore through the West Indies pinnacle order within the 2d innings. His 6/16 bundled the West Indies out for simply fifty three runs. Qadir's second of glory arrived while in the front of his home crowd in Lahore, he picked up nine/56 as Pakistan notched up an innings victory. These figures retain to remain the first-class bowling figures with the aid of a Pakistani bowler and this precipitated Graham Gooch, the England opener, to name him the nice leg spinner ever.
Qadir changed into a fighter to the core. He additionally become a on hand bat lower down the order. He as soon as thumped Courtney Walsh for thirteen runs in the last over of the suit to offer Pakistan a one wicket victory inside the 1987 World Cup healthy at Lahore. With the emergence of Mushtaq Ahmed, Qadir retired from cricket in 1993. He ran a personal cricket academy in Lahore and he mentored Mushtaq and Danish Kaneria admirably.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

He died on 06-09-2019 in Lahore, Pakistan. He died at the age of 63 due to cardiac arrest.

DEATHDAY 6 September,2019 (Friday)
DEATH PLACE Lahore, Punjab

Abdul Qadir Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He had a brother named Ali Bahadur. He had 4 sons named Rehman, Imran, Sulaman and Usman and a daughter named Noor Amna who is married to Pakistani cricketer Umar Akmal.

Life's Important Dates Of Abdul Qadir

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Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Lahore
Nationality Pakistani
Religion Islam
Address Lahore, Pakistan
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Travelling
Marital Status Married
Debut Tests - vs England at Gaddafi Stadium, Dec 14, 1977
ODI - vs New Zealand at Edgbaston, Jun 11, 1983
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Car Collections Mercedes


Favorite Color Green
Favorite Player Imran Khan
Favorite Sport Cricket

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Abdul Qadir

  • Abdul Qadir is known as the dancing bowler due to his peculiar bowling style.
  • Sachin Tendulkar smashed him for 4 sixes in an over in an exhibition match during his ODI debut series in Pakistan.
  • He became the chief selector of the PCB in 2008 but resigned after six months.
  • His best bowling figures of 9/56 in Tests still remains the best ever bowling figure by a Pakistani bowler.

Abdul Qadir Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Abdul Qadir was 63 years 11 months & 21 days old age.