Brightest Chapter Of Cricket Came To An End With The Death Of Little Master


Brightest chapter of cricket came to an end with the death of Little Master

Karachi, (Pakistan Point News – 11th August, 2016) : The brightest chapter of Cricket has come to an end with the death of Little master Hanif Muhammad. Hanif Muhammad was the great Pakistani batsman of the previous era. He was suffering from Lung cancer for a very long time and was under treatment in the Agha khan hospital where he died today. He was born on 21st December 1934 in the area of Junagarh, India. He gave a start to his enormous cricket career by playing his first match against India in 1952, after which the limitless series of his success began.

In 1957 he made the first record of playing the longest innings which covered 16 hours. Later on in 1958 he made a unique record of triple century by scoring 337 runs in the test match against West Indies. He owned this record for 57 years in the cricket world and was given the title of Little master after this mind-blowing record. Hanif Muhammad played 55 test matches scoring 3915 runs in total. he succeeded in making 15 half centuries and 12 centuries in his career. He was also a part of the ICC hall of fame.