Legendary batsman Javed Miandad turns 59

KARACHI: Former legendary batsman Javed Miandad turns 59 years old today, Aaj news reported.

Miandad was born in Karachi on 12th June 1957. He made his debut in international cricket on 1975 and soon he took the world by storm with his raw talent as he became the back bone of Pakistani batting line up.

In Sharjah Cup 1986 final Miandad cemented his legacy by hitting a six on the last ball against the arch rivals India.

He also played an essential role in 1992 World Cup win for Pakistan. He was invincible in semi final and final of that event.

In his 21 years of career Miandad played 124 test matches and scored 8832 runs, he played 233 ODI in which he clinch 7381 runs.

Miandad was the first cricketer who played six consecutive world cups. After his last world cup in 1996 Maindad retired from the world of cricket.