Former Cricketer and coach, Javed Miandad have officially inducted into the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Hall of Fame on Saturday. The Chief Executive of PCB, Faisal Hasnain presented a commemorative cap and plaque to him at his residence.

Miandad thanked the board for appreciation and said, “I feel humbled and honoured to have been inducted into the PCB Hall of Fame.”

He continued, “It is appropriate that these inductions are taking place when an international cricketer is at the helm of Pakistan cricket affairs as he understands better than anyone else the hard work and sacrifices a cricketer makes to reach the top pedestal. Every time I stepped onto the field of play, I wanted to contribute to my team and country through my performance.”


While congratulating Miandad on his contribution to cricket, Faisal Hasnain said, “On behalf of the Pakistan Cricket Board, I want to congratulate Javed Miandad on his induction into the PCB Hall of Fame. This small gesture is a reward and recognition of his immense services towards Pakistan cricket and for providing unprecedented happiness to cricket fans all over the world.”

Javed Miandad,67, has played cricket for Pakistan from 1975 to1996. He has scored 16,213 international runs with 31 centuries in 357 matches.

He has played the first cricket world cup in 1975 when he was only 18 years old. He has played in six world cups in total. He was also a part of the team in the 1992 World cup which Pakistan unexpectedly win under Imran Khan’s captaincy. He has scored 1,083 runs at an average of 43 overs in 33 world cup matches.

Javed Miandad has made his test debut in 1976 in Lahore against New Zealand in which he scored a century (163). He has scored 8,832 runs in his Test career.

Miandad hit a memorable six on the last ball bowled by Indian player Chetan Sharma and contributed to a historic win against India in the finals of the Austral-Asia Cup in Sharjah. In this match, he played a match-winning innings by scoring 116 runs.