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Zaheer Abbas, former Pakistan batting legend admitted to ICU in London

Neha Singh



Zaheer Abbas

New Delhi: Former Pakistan captain Zaheer Abbas has been admitted to intensive care unit (ICU) in London.

According to the reports of Geo News, Abbas, who is 74, was shifted to the ICU three days after getting admission to Saint Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, where he kept on oxygen support.

This comes days after Abbas contracted COVID-19 while he was traveling from Dubai to London.

Following which he had complained of pain and was later diagnosed with pneumonia after arriving in the British capital.

Quoting a source, Geo news said that he is currently on dialysis and the doctors have advised him to refrain from meeting people.
Who is Zaheer Abbas?
It was in 1969 that Zaheer Abbas made his international debut against New Zealand.
In 62 ODIs he made 2572 runs while in 72 tests he made 5062 runs.
Meanwhile, in first-class cricket, he scored over 34,843 runs in 459 matches, where he made 108 centuries and 158 fifties.
Also, after the retirement he had also served as an ICC referee in one Test and three ODIs.
He has also been inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame in 2020 alongside Jacques Kallis and Lisa Sthalekar.
Zaheer Abbas
Here is how his well wishers are praying for his recovery.