Legendary South African all-rounder Jaques Kallis, Pakistan batting great Zaheer Abbas and Pune-born former Australian captain Lisa Sthalekar were inducted into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame in a virtual ceremony.
About Jaques Kallis:
Kallis represented South Africa in 166 Tests, 328 ODIs and 25 T20s between 1995 and 2014. Kallis is the fourth South African player to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
About Zaheer Abbas:
Zaheer Abbas played 78 Tests and 62 ODIs for Pakistan, accumulating 5062 and 2572 runs respectively. He averaged over 40 in both the formats. Abbas is the sixth Pakistani player to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
About Lisa Sthalekar:
Sthalekar represented Australia in eight Tests, 125 ODIs and 54 T20s. Sthalekar is the 27th from Australia and the ninth woman player in the list, which includes five from her country.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- CEO of ICC: Manu Sawhney.
- Headquarters of ICC: Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
- Chairman of ICC: Imran Khwaja (Interim).