Pakistan’s legendary cricketer Zaheer Abbas ill, admitted to ICU in London

Veteran Pakistan batsman Zaheer Abbas has been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a private hospital in London. Zaheer Abbas was suffering from Corona, after which his health deteriorated. Zaheer Abbas in ICU of London Abbas, 74, was shifted to the ICU three days after being admitted to St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington. […]
 


Pakistan’s legendary cricketer Zaheer Abbas ill, admitted to ICU in London

Veteran Pakistan batsman Zaheer Abbas has been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a private hospital in London. Zaheer Abbas was suffering from Corona, after which his health deteriorated.

Zaheer Abbas in ICU of London

Abbas, 74, was shifted to the ICU three days after being admitted to St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington. Abbas, one of the artistic batsmen of his time, succumbed to Kovid-19 while traveling from Dubai to London. He complained of pain and after reaching London he developed pneumonia. He is currently on dialysis and doctors have advised him not to meet people.

 

brilliant cricket career

Abbas made his international debut in 1969 against New Zealand. One of the best batsmen of his generation, Abbas scored 5,062 runs in 72 Tests and 2,572 runs in 62 ODIs. In first-class cricket, he scored 34,843 runs in 459 matches, including 108 centuries and 158 half-centuries. After retiring, he also played the role of ICC match referee in one Test and three ODIs.

 

Place in ICC Hall of Fame

Abbas was inducted into the ICC (International Cricket Council) Hall of Fame in 2020 along with Jacques Kallis and Lisa Stalker. Zaheer Abbas was also called the Don Bradman of Asia because he had no rival in terms of technology.