One of the finest cricketers to represent Pakistan at the international stage, Javed Miandad has turned 62 today.
From the last-ball six at Sharjah to 6 World Cup appearances, the legend has given cricket fans countless memories throughout his career.
In a career that spanned over two decades, Miandad played 124 Tests and 233 ODIs for Pakistan. The highlight of his career was the 1992 World Cup triumph under Imran Khan’s captaincy where he was the lynchpin of Pakistan’s batting.
The former captain has amassed over 16,000 international runs with 31 centuries across formats.
On his birthday, the Twitterati have poured in plenty of praise and love for the legend.
8,832 Test runs
7,381 ODI runs
1992 @cricketworldcup winner 🏆
Happy birthday to the former captain and legendary Javed Miandad! pic.twitter.com/jVzPj9oSPY
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) June 12, 2019
Second highest Test run-scorer for Pakistan 👏 @cricketworldcup winner 🏆
Happy birthday, Javed Miandad! pic.twitter.com/XZbkLHWXcn
— ICC (@ICC) June 12, 2019
Happy birthday to Javed Miandad, one of just two men to play in six World Cups! pic.twitter.com/Lvt8LyD9pk
— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) June 12, 2019
Former Pakistan skipper Javed Miandad turns 62 today. pic.twitter.com/WIWKCKEyqH
— CricTracker (@Cricketracker) June 12, 2019
The former cricketer has plenty of records to his name.
Miandad hold the world record for the maximum number of consecutive half centuries in One-day Internationals 9. Highest Runs Scorer in WC for Pakistan. ESPN Described him as " the greatest batsmen Pakistan has ever produced".✅
Happy birthday, Legend Javed Miandad 🙌 pic.twitter.com/rBI5Cr6fPS
— Tanuj Singh (@TanujSi47701251) June 12, 2019
Best wishes for a happy life ahead.
Wishing our legendary batsman Javed Miandad a very very Happy birthday May Allah bless him with long healthy life Ameen https://t.co/Qig2VNkico
— Kamran Akmal (@KamiAkmal23) June 12, 2019
Happy Birthday to the legendary,🎂 Javed Miandad.
May you have a long and happy life ahead https://t.co/N4MII9MQjA
— Ali Mohammad Khan (@AliMKhan799) June 12, 2019
Wishing good health to d persistent man, Javed Miandad!
92 wc victory was not possible without you!
— Dara Bhupendra Singh (@DaraBhupendra) June 12, 2019
A class act.
Finest batsman of his era and all time great – Javed Miandad https://t.co/PMocATnDto
— Farhan Nisar (@farhanwrites) June 12, 2019
One of the greatest players against soon, equally undeterred against pace. In arguably the best batsman to play for Pakistan. Grit, skill, stamina, passion, talent, dedication, clinical flourish, situational mastery & patriotism all were embedded in one man ‘ JAVED MIANDAD’.
— Dr. Nauman Niaz (@DrNaumanNiaz) May 26, 2019
92′ World Cup was probably the pinnacle of his career.
— Mohsin Riaz (@Mohsin_Riaz395) June 12, 2019
The jumping genius.
His performance in 1992 World Cup. What he did with Kiran Moore can’t be forget 😄😄😄😄
— Dr. Ali hanif 🇵🇰 🇺🇸 (@Alihani02705163) June 12, 2019
We all hope so.
England k against jeet ker @wasimakramlive ko birthday gift diya tha aaj Australia k against jeet ker @JavedMiandadpk ko birthday gift de do please xD Happy Birthday legend Javed Miandad #JavedMiandad #PAKvAUS #WeHaveWeWill #CWC19
— Ameer Hamza Nasir (@Iam_hamza_) June 12, 2019
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