Zaheer Abbas, Kallis and women’s star Sthalekar inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

Zaheer Abbas, Kallis and women's star Sthalekar inducted into ICC Hall of Fame
Zaheer Abbas, Kallis and women's star Sthalekar inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

SOUTHAMPTON (AFP) – Pakistan batting great Zaheer Abbas, outstanding South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis and Australia women s star Lisa Sthalekar were all inducted into the International Cricket Council s Hall of Fame on Sunday.

Zaheer, 73, a prolific run-scorer during the 1970s and 1980s with both Pakistan and English county side Gloucestershire, was nicknamed the Asian Bradman in honour of Australia s Don Bradman, widely regarded as Test cricket s greatest batsman of all time.

“I feel privileged and truly humbled to be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame of the class of 2020,” said Zaheer, a former president of the global governing body and the only player from Asia to have scored a hundred first-class hundreds.

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