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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