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Hanif Mohammad

Hanif Mohammad (born 21 December 1934) is a former Pakistan cricketer. He played for the Pakistani cricket team in 55 Test matches between 1952/53 and 1969/70 and averaged 43.98, with twelve hundreds.

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Gavaskar was a terrific player without doubt but Hanif Mohammad remains t…
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SC upholds HC order that directs to remove illegal stairs of Mayor Mohammad Hanif Flyover in
Very nice piece on brilliant author and commentator Mohammad Hanif
Mohammad Hanif and his family walked from to selling their possessions and eating only rice along the w…
He must give his critical views about Mohammad Hanif s book 📚 The case of an exploding mangoes
Of the minus that always ends up in plus of our blues. By Mohammad Hanif.
Another victory! Mohammad Sajjad brings home the Asian Red Snooker Championship with 7-0 in the final 👏🏼👏🏼
protesters call for resignation of top security officials including Hanif Atmar, Masoom Stanikzai and Taj Mohammad Jahid.
If Misbah's team had faced any of the West Indies teams that Hanif Mohammad, Javed Miandad and Imran Khan's teams f…
Misbah's side - had done what Hanif Mohammad couldn't do, what Javed Miandad couldn't do, what Imran Khan couldn't do.
Best batsman trophy, named after Hanif Mohammad unveiled by Brendon McCullum, Misbah ul Haq and Kumar Sangakkara
Hanif Mohammad, the first Asian cricketer to score a triple century, was born on this day in 1934.
MNA expresses condolence on the sad demise of the legendary cricketer Hanif Mohammad.
In the condolence message, pays tribute to Hanif Mohammad and says, his services to cricket shall…
Last triple-century against West Indies was also by a Pakistan batsman, way back in 1958 - Hanif Mohammad (337)
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second Pakistani to score triple century against West Indies after Hanif Mohammad (337, 1958)
Cricket Pakistan signature autograph of HANIF MOHAMMAD 1950s-60s
Late Hanif Mohammad sb wud hv been an ideal option, Sad he is no more with us 😒
Mohammad remembered. 'He even advanced the case for women’s cricket by offering a nascent team coaching tips.
The Mohammad brothers: Pakistan cricket's first family: Hanif, Mushtaq and Sadiq all bowled in ... Gujarat Times
Just attended the funeral prayer of Pakistani Legend Hanif Mohammad, led by my Dada May Allah grant…
Hanif Mohammad is also the only batsman in Test history to score 300-plus in the follow-on innings. Saved the match despi…
PM directs govt to bear expenses for cricket legend Hanif Mohammad&treatment . .
Cricket great Hanif Mohammad fights for life at Karachi hospital . .
Afghanistan’s National Security Advisor Mohammad Hanif Atmar alleges that Pakistan is unwilling to help Afghanistan https:/…
Hanif Mohammad was a big asset: IK.
"Hanif Mohammad was a complete batsman and generations were inspired by watching him" : Imran Khan - See more at:
Hanif Mohammad was a big asset for Pakistan: Imran Khan
Hanif Mohammad role model for cricketers: Imran Khan after visiting deceased's family .
Imran Khan "few batsmen had what Hanif Mohammad had: talent, temperament & technique. Generations were inspired by watching him"
Afghanistan NSA Mohammad Hanif Atmar on Monday said there was no hope Islamabad will help Kabul with Taliban
Hanif Mohammad laid to rest: KARACHI: Legendary Test cricketer and former Pakistan captai...
Pakistan former captain and legend Hanif Mohammad died on Thursday due to lungs cancer at the age of 81. A big salute to this legend.
Hanif Mohammad has scored most runs of all Pakistan batsmen drawing away vs England after losing the toss
maybe even after Hanif Mohammad, very under rated player
Mustafa Kamal and co seem to think they can just sit in front of TV cameras and win over Karachi - Mohammad Hanif.
Saeed Anwar? Just because he doesnt come on media to whine so.. and perhaps Hanif Mohammad.. because he is old.
. it was started by Hanif Mohammad, boosted by Asif Iqbal n rest r copying..
How is that guy who spends more time claiming he was better than Hanif Mohammad than doing his actual job? :p
what was the comment ? Maybe the same dude who wanted to put Aamir Sohail in place of Hanif Mohammad's in all time great team
Sunil Gavaskar "I loved to watch Hanif Mohammad bat. I used to bunk off school to watch him batting"
.. this is what we have achieved in our mutual desire to teach each other a lesson.". Mohammad Hanif
Hanif Mohammad encourages cancer-affected people to fight against the disease. READ:
National Security Adviser Mohammad Hanif Atmar left for Turkey to improve bilateral ties. Indirectly seeking support.
KLF doesn't have the most thrilling line up this year but I'm excited nonetheless. On my radar: Laxmi Narayan, Hina Rabbani & Mohammad Hanif
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Former cricketer Hanif Mohammad said If Pakistan team want to avoid poor performance then Waqar Younis should be...
NSA Mohammad Hanif Atmar express optimism for quadrilateral process, aimed at restarting peace talks with
so who is now the oldest living test cricketer from pakistan? Hanif mohammad?
Two legends Hanif Mohammad and on my sports page :) &
How many combined cricketers can you name. For example Hanif Mohammad Azharuddin. So the middle name needs to name both cricketers
Strongly worded article by none other than Mohammad Hanif. "Pakistan’s Unnecessary Martyrs"
The most serious Mohammad Hanif piece I've read in a while. Usually, his columns are tinged with sarcasm.
Pakistan’s Unnecessary Martyrs by Mohammad Hanif. Well written, exactly what I wanted to say
On this day 1958, Hanif Mohammad was finally out for 337 against West Indies having batted for 970 minutes htt…
Trying to keep it cool... But I can't keep cool about it. Acting like a… ♫ Cool by Alesso (w/ Mohammad Irfan) —
Or for that matter finding out Brian Charles Lara scored 501 and broke the record of Hanif Mohammad's 499 by reading Cricket Samraat.
06 June 1994 : Brian Lara 501 not out, highest score in first-class cricket history. He surpassed Hanif Mohammad's 499.
And he broke Hanif Mohammad's record of highest score of 499 in first class match at that time!
😴 (with hanif and Mohammad Syamil at Inna Sindhu Beach Hotel) —
Mohammad Hanif just wanted to watch the readers burn.
Happy Birthday Hanif Mohammed. Stuart Wark on Hanif Mohammad, Pakistan's first great batsman via
Hanif Mohammad first 50s for Pakistan in Test 51 runs in the first innings against India in 1952 ahmed ali
Waqar Younis was the fifth Pakistani after Hanif Mohammad, Imran Khan, Javed Miandad and Wasim Akram to be...
I am not great like Javed, Inzamam, Yousuf or Hanif Mohammad. I can't compare myself with them - YK.
A photograph of Javed Burki & Hanif Mohammad walking out to bat during the Pakistan Eaglets' tour of England in 1957. …
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Mohammad Hanif iskandar :) goodnight ya. Sweetdream of me. Sleep tight. Iove you :'*
BBC urdu column: Mohammad Hanif on new DG ISI Appointment
Mohammad Hanif's is the only piece worth reading on the new ISI chief:
How random to find a Mohammad Hanif book in a charity shop in my sleepy all-Anglo town.
'. 24 Sep 1983. Test debut of Shoaib Mohammad, son of Hanif. vs Jullundur.
Former Captain Pakistan Cricket team Hanif Mohammad admitted to hospital, once again, after paralysis attack.pray for him =(
Cricket legend and little master Hanif Mohammad hospitalized in Whole nation praying his early recovery.
May ALLAH grant him a speedy recovery InshaALLAH Aameen Hanif Mohammad admitted to hospital KARACHI: Pakistan cricket legend Hanif Mohammad has been admitted to a local hospital Geo Tv reported. The little master has a suffered a minor paralyses attack and is in the ICU. ...
Exactly 56 years ago, legendary Hanif Mohammad walks back after his 337, against West Indies at Bridgetown. h…
England: Andy Sandham, 325—The England opener (left) scored Test cricket’s first triple century. It was against the West Indies in Kingston, 1930. Sandham was aged 40 at the time and the match turned out to be his last. It was England’s 180th Test match and 53 years after their first. Australia: Donald Bradman, 334—The great Sir Don was Australia’s first triple centurion, getting there in the Leeds Test of 1930. He made 304 of those in a single day, the only such achievement in Tests. It was Australia’s 183rd Test, 53 years after their first. It was also just three months after Sandham’s triple and briefly made Bradman the record holder. Pakistan: Hanif Mohammad, 337—Hanif’s innings against the West Indies in 1958 lasted 970 minutes. It’s the longest in Test history. Pakistan were following on after a deficit of 473. Hanif began batting on Day 2 (6 not out at stumps). He reached 61 on Day 3, 161 on Day 4, 270 and Day 5 and finally got out on Day 6, having saved the game. It was Pakista ...
Hanif Mohammad said Hafeez got out in 1st inns. due to over-confidence; RR said due to hesitation, I'd say why even is he there, fgs.
Hanif Mohammad's condition reminds one of CK Nayudu's state in his last days (as narrated by ). There's no country for old men.
A unique double, and an Ashes record The Dunedin Test featured a double-century in the first innings of the match, and another in the third, but no centuries at all in the second. How unusual is this? asked Thomas Baines from London It's actually very unusual, as it has never happened in 2103 previous Test matches! In Dunedin, Ross Taylor made 217 not out for New Zealand, then Darren Bravo responded with 218 as West Indies followed on: it was a maiden Test double-century for both of them. The nearest approach was in Bridgetown in 1957-58, when Everton Weekes scored 197 for West Indies, then Hanif Mohammad famously made 337 - in 970 minutes - to force a draw after Pakistan followed on. There was another near-miss in Nagpur in November 2000, when Sachin Tendulkar scored 201 not out for India and Andy Flower 232 not out as Zimbabwe saved the match in the follow-on - but there had been a century in the second innings of the match, as Grant Flower had managed 106. Has any left-armer done better in an Ashes Tes ...
This is not a New Generation of 4 Star Generals, an old Bulky Man from 1956 - the year of Birth: Gen. Raheel Sharif -Today the Nation is devided on this Apppointment: Lahore Family Team of 3rd Time PM Nawaz Sharif, a Money Launderer & GodFather of Terrorists: v/s : KPK province Police + Army Soldiers + North Punjab ( Jehlum- Mianwali up North ), and Army Soldiers from Baluchistan:/ This is the first time, most of the people are Favouring Gen. Tariq Khan from Tank, KPK and Remembring Gen. Akbar Khan from Charsada KPK of 1948 in relation with Kashmeer; ( Gen. Ayub/ Skindar Mirza put him in Prision. Conspiray . ? ): Pak Army Soldiers are willing & ready to die/sacrifice their lives for Gen. Tariq Khan, who is willing and ready to fight Talibans: While no Single Soldier is willing to SALUTE this New Chief of Army: May be not so bad but this 3rd Time PM has made him Crimple & Paralysed, through his reluctance in decision-making-process : / Hanif Mohammad Awan M.Sc., Amsterdam, the Netherlands/ 27 November 2013
"It is not me but Sachin Tendulkar who deserves the title of little master. And a little genius too" - Hanif Mohammad.…
Even if he never played an ODI, Hanif Mohammad automatically for having the highest test rearguard of all time.
This is what pakistani great Hanif Mohammad thinks about
Javed Miandad and Hanif Mohammad soon to come out of retirement also...
Interesting to see what sort of innings this turns out to be from Cook. Needs to bat a Hanif Mohammad-esque innings here.
Mohammad a popular singer of d Iranian resistance on hunger strike for 84th days
I am the first hatrick in Odis (Jalal ud din) I am the only Triple century of 2nd Innings (Hanif Mohammad) I am asian bradman (Zaheer Abbas) I am the inventor of reverse swing (Sarfaraz Nawaz) I AM the inventor of Indippers and 1992 worldcup (Imran Khan) I am the master of googly (Abdul Qadir) I am the last ball six and master of reverse sweep (Miandad) I am the double hunderd in Oval ( Mohsin Hassan khan ) I am the 194 runs (Saeed Anwar) I am the king of swing and most hatrick in world (Wasim Akram) I am the king of Yorkers (Waqar Youns) I am the acrobatic (Moin Khan ) I am the night mare of Spin bowling (Inzimam) I am the Fastest bowl & nightmare of Legend (Shoaib Akhtar) I am the inventor of Doosra (Saqlain Mushtaq) I am the fastest hunderd and most no of sixes (Shahid Afridi) I m The one of best finisher (Abdul Razzaq) We r the most talented brothers (Akmal brothers) I am the best t20 bOwler in the world (Umar Gul) I am damad e hind (Shoaib Malik) I am the hard worker and 2009 wOrld cup winner (Younis ...
Australia's lead draws level with Hanif Mohammad 499 ;)
Pakistan Greats of 1950s, Fazal Mahmood [left], Waqar Hassan [middle] and Hanif Mohammad
Checkout this awesome player Hanif Mohammad on Hitwicket. via
Imran Khan is one of those cricketers, who've been added in ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. 3 other Pakistani cricketers are Hanif Mohammad, Javed Miandad & Wasim Akram
We should ask Javed Miandad, Inzi, Hanif Mohammad, Zaheer Abbas to start playing for again they will do better than current 1s
"Who is the best Test opening Batsman of all time?" One member writes the following: do you think is the best Test opening batsman of all time? 1.Sunil Gavaskar 2.Graeme Smith 3.Matthew Hayden 4.Virender Sehwag 5.Gordon Greenidge 6.Desmond Haynes 7.Geoffrey Boycott 8.Len Hutton 9.Jack Hobbs 10.Herbert Sutcliffe 11.Hanif Mohammad 12.Saeed Anwar 13.Alistair Cook 14.Graham *** 15.Mark Taylor SPECIAL MENTION: Barry Richards. As the title suggests that its for Test Batsman and Barry Richards didnt play many Tests,but he was very good in domestic cricket. Hence a special mention of him. These are the top 15 according to me in no particular order. But for me the best opening batsman combo would be Gavaskar and Hutton. Who would be yours?"
Video: Quaid Altaf Hussain offers pray for early recovery of Hanif Mohammad's Heath
PAKISTAN will only have pride to play for when they meet India at Edgbaston on Saturday. The batsmen may find it difficult to play on these terms as pride in performance has been in short supply in this year`s Champions Trophy. Pakistan`s batting has been so miserable that captain Misbah-ul-Haq admitted his batsmen were a `total flop`. Pakistan may beat India, as improbable as that sounds, but the result is irrelevant since the abilities of Pakistan`s batsmen have become an international laughing stock. A country that produced Hanif Mohammad, Zaheer Abbas, Javed Miandad, Majid Khan, Saeed Anwar, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Yousuf and Younis Khan is left in the unreliable hands and unmoving feet of Imran Farhat, Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik. Are these players really the best that Pakistan, a nation of 180 million and rising, can present to the world? A brain as intelligent as Albert Einstein`s was not required to predict the failure of these men on this tour. They are serial flop-artists, flat-track bulli ...
Waqar Hasan 'Pakistan's first tour of India was my most memorable' Waqar Hasan, who loved to bat in a crisis, remembers his many milestones while playing for Pakistan during their early days of Test cricket When Pakistan lost their first Test by an innings, the boys were very demoralised. But our captain, AH Kardar, motivated us well. When the team reached Lucknow for the second Test, Kardar said, "We are playing at Lucknow. Luck will change now." And it did! If the scoreboard showed 250 for 2 I couldn't bat with full concentration. On the other hand, I applied myself well when it was 30 for 3. In my days, club matches in Lahore were mostly restricted to 50 overs. After getting to his half-century a player retired to give others a chance. Maybe that's why I didn't convert many fifties into centuries. Though my second-innings partnership of 165 with Hanif Mohammad couldn't save the Bombay Test of 1952-53, the Indian media appreciated our efforts and highlighted the fact that I was only 20 and Hanif 18. I l ...
MS Dhoni becomes only the 3rd captain in history to score a double-century at No. 6 after Bradman vs England 1946 and Hanif Mohammad vs New Zealand 1965.
This day that year: Jan 23rd Hanif Mohammad, the legendary Pakistani, batted for as much as 970 minutes to save Pakistan's first Test against West Indies. It's still the longest innings in a Test Match! The entertaining Chris Cairns scored his first century against Zimbabwe in Auckland, his innings included ten fours and nine sixes. Check out this belligerent innings by the New Zealander!
"Misbah's technique is perfect. He plays with a straight bat and knows how to play the bouncers on the ground." - Hanif Mohammad
Wish u happy birthday !!!Wish U Happy birthday!!! The Wall Rahul Dravid is born, and Hanif Mohammad falls one short of 500 Jan 11th 1973 When Sourav Ganguly made a hundred in his first Test innings, at Lord's in 1996, Rahul Dravid, who was born today, made 95 - nearly the first instance of two new caps scoring hundreds in the same innings. Both shared a record one-day stand of 318 against Sri Lanka at Taunton in the 1999 World Cup. In 2002, Dravid made four consecutive Test hundreds, including a masterful 148 in dreadful conditions at Headingley to set India up for a rare overseas victory. That was followed by his awesome display on the tour to Australia in 2003-04: in the second Test, he batted a phenomenal 835 minutes, scoring 233 and an unbeaten 72, and steered India to a famous win. He went on to feature famously in overseas wins in Pakistan and the West Indies, and captained India to their first win in South Africa and first series win in England for 22 years. He resigned the captaincy soon after tha ...
HISTORY LESSON: On this day (January 11) in 1959, the little master from Pakistan, Hanif Mohammad, who was batting for Karachi against Bahawalpur in Karachi, tried to steal a run to keep the strike and ended up run out for 499. No, really!
Sachin Tendulkar is a step ahead of Sir Donald Bradman, feels Hanif Mohammad
"Sachin is better than Don Bradman" -Hanif Mohammad. Do You agree with that? I still belive Brian Lara was better than Sachin.
Hanif Mohammad on Geo news just said that Sachin > Bradman.
Nagpur track demands the application of Sunil Gavaskar and Hanif Mohammad - full of concentration (cont)
Three Pakistani batsmen have scored triple century. Hanif Mohammad, Inzamamul Haq and Younis Khan.
501 not out A first-class first 06-06-1994 On the 50th anniversary of the D-Day landings, Brian Lara achieved immortality with the highest score in first-class cricket history: 501 not out. As if his Test-record 375 wasn't enough, Lara took the first-class record within two months when he surpassed Hanif Mohammad's 499, while playing for Warwickshire against Durham at Edgbaston. He had a few near-misses - Lara was bowled off a no-ball on 12 and then was dropped by wicketkeeper Chris Scott on 18 (Scott apparently said: "Oh dear, he'll probably go on and get a hundred"). Technically there was only one ball left when he creamed John Morris through the covers for four to bring up the magic 500. In all Lara faced only 427 deliveries, and hammered 62 fours and 10 sixes. On the final day he whacked 174 runs before lunch. For good measure, he also became the first man to make seven hundreds in eight first-class innings, the first of which was the 375. He lost his Test record briefly to Matthew Hayden in 2003, but ...
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