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Google Celebrates Hanif Mohammad’s 84th Birthday

Today on December 21, 2018 Google celebrates Hanif Mohammad’s 84th birthday. Google displayed Google Doodle which depicts Hanif Muhammad as playing shot on the on side of the ground. Google displays 337 number which is famous 337 runs (970 minutes, 24 fours) made against West Indies in 1957/58 an epic innings. The word Google is marked green which represents Pakistani flag color.

Hanif Mohammad was born on December 21, 1934 in India, Later moved to Pakistan. Hanif Muhammad was known as Little Master in the cricketing world and was Right-hand batsman and Right-arm off break bowler. He played 55 test matches and 238 first class matches. He scored 3915 runs in test matches and 17059 in first class matches.

His highest score in test match was famous 337 runs back in 1957-58 against West Indies. He grabbed one wicket in test matches and 53 wickets in First class matches. While playing cricket he represented Pakistan, Bahawalpur, Karachi, Pakistan International Airlines teams.

Hanif Muhammad is considered a legend in Pakistani cricketing history. He died in Karachi, Pakistan on August 11, 2016 when he was 81 years old. He would be remembered for his contributions for Pakistan cricket.

Syed Tanzeel Ashfaq

Syed Tanzeel Ashfaq is Software Engineer by profession and has over ten years of experience. He loves to express himself through blogging about Information Technology, Software development, Urdu literature, Islamic history and several other topics.