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Abdul Kadir

Pakistani cricketer

Died when: 57 years 306 days (694 months)
Star Sign: Taurus


Abdul Kadir

Abdul Kadir Jamali (Urdu: عبدالقادر; 10 May 1944 – 12 March 2002, Karachi) was a Pakistani cricketer who played in four Tests from 1964 to 1965.

A wicket-keeper, Abdul was run out for 95 on his Test debut, against Australia at Karachi.He had opened the batting with Khalid Ibadulla with whom he made 249, also this is the only 200+ stand by two debutants for any wicket in the history of test cricket.

He was also the first sindhi speaking cricketer in Pakistan.He was the first Pakistani cricketer to be dismissed in the 90's on test debut.

His only other Test half century was an innings of 58 at Auckland.Abdul Kadir got his earlier education from Sindh Madrasatul Islam.

He was the son of famous religious scholar Mufti Azam Pakistsan Moulana Sahibdad Khan Jamali.Two of his brothers also played first-class cricket Abdul Aziz and Abdul Rasheed.

Later, Abdul Kadir served as Vice President in National Bank of Pakistan.He died on 12 March-2002.

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