Pakistan’s two iconic figures first Test captain Abdul Hafeez Kardar and most successful Test batter Younis Khan — have been inducted into the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Hall of Fame. These two stars have joined Abdul Qadir, Fazal Mahmood, Hanif Mohammad, Imran Khan, Javed Miandad, Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis and Zaheer Abbas in the illustrious group.
Kardar and Younis were inducted following a transparent voting process, participated by
- Sana Mir
- Urooj Mumtaz
- Aaliya Rasheed
- Dr Nauman Niaz
- Rasheed Shakoor
- Qamar Ahmed
- Waheed Khan.
PCB Chairman Ramiz Raja said that the Hall of Fame is designed to acknowledge, recognise and cherish the sacrifices, contributions and achievements of the role models in cricket.
“AH Kardar gave us a cricket dream, vision and mission in our formation years, and Younis Khan was one of the players who gave his absolute best in fulfilling those expectations through exemplary hard work, deep commitment and untiring performances against all opposition and across all formats,” he added. “The two gentlemen will always remain shining stars of Pakistan cricket and idols for the future generations.”