Google pays tribute to Kardar


Islamabad, Jan 17 (INP) Search engine Google is celebrating the legacy of Abdul Hafeez Kardar on his 94th birth anniversary Thursday, with a special doodle dedicated to him, who captained Pakistan’s first ever Test cricket team.


Today’s Google Doodle shows an image of Kardar, who is remembered as the father of Pakistan cricket, playing an elegant shot on the front foot.

It is noteworthy that Kardar, born on January 17, 1925, was the first captain of Pakistan cricket team.

He played domestic cricket for a variety of teams, including Oxford University, Northern India and Muslims.

Abdul Hafeez Kardar died on April 21, 1996, aged 71.