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Google doodle pays tribute to Abdul Hafeez Kardar - Blog by Ramiz Ansari

Google doodle pays tribute to Abdul Hafeez Kardar

Google honors Pakistani Test Captain Abdul Hafeez Kardar on his 94th Birthday.

Abdul Hafeez Kardar was born on January 17, 1925, in Lahore, Kardar is widely recognized as a father figure of Pakistan’s cricket. He is the one of three Test Players that played from both Pakistan and Indian side.

On his 94th Birthday, Google paid homage via dedicating a special doodle on its landing page.

This doodle reach was limited to Pakistan only, However he played domestic cricket for many teams, which includes: Oxford University, Northern India and Muslims. He was one of the few players of his generation who played for India in Tests against England, and following the independence of Pakistan, representing Pakistan.

In the later years of his life, Kardar ventured into politics, when he was elected to the provincial assembly of Punjab, and served as the president of the Pakistan Cricket Board in the 1970s.

Kardar passed away on  April 21, 1996. 

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