Player Bio

Zaheer Abbas

  • Matches

    922
  • Runs

    53717
  • Wickets

    56
Role Batsman
Batting Style Right-hand bat
Bowling Style Right-arm offbreak
Nationality Pakistani
Nickname Zaheer Abbas
DOB 24 July 1947

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.

Batting Averages

MatInnsNO RunsHSAve BFSR100 504s6s
Test 78 124 11 5062 274* 45.00 0 0 12 20 0 22
ODI 62 60 6 2572 123* 48.00 3033 85 7 13 0 0
F-C 459 768 92 34843 274* 52.00 0 0 108 158 0 0

Bowling Averages

Mat InnsBalls RunsWkts BBIBBM AveEcon SR4w 5w10
Test 78 14 370 132 3 - - 44.00 2 123 123 0 0
ODI 62 12 280 223 7 - - 32.00 5 40 40 0 0
F-C 459 0 2582 1146 30 - - 38.00 3 86 86 0 1
List A 323 0 828 689 16 - - 43.00 5 52 52 0 0
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date
99,0 Pakistan England Birmingham 1971-06-03
99,0 Pakistan India Faisalabad 1983-01-03
99,0 Pakistan India Faisalabad 1978-10-16
99,0 Pakistan India Karachi 1982-12-23

Career Statistics

Test debut Pakistan v New Zealand at Karachi, Oct 24-27, 1969 Scorecard
Last Test Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Sialkot, Oct 27-31, 1985 Scorecard
ODI debut England v Pakistan at Nottingham, Aug 31, 1974 Scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Hyderabad (Sind), Nov 3, 1985 Scorecard
T20I debut - Scorecard
First-Class debut 1965/66 Scorecard
Last First-Class 1986/87 Scorecard
List A debut 1971/72 Scorecard
Last List A 1986/87 Scorecard

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