Vastavam web: Various personalities from cricket fraternity has expressed grief over the demise of former Pakistan leg-spinner Abdul Qadir on Friday night due to cardiac arrest at the age of 63 in Lahore. Remembering Qadir as a “champion bowler”, India spinner Harbhajan Singh tweeted, “Shocked to hear Abdul Qadir passed away.met him two years back he was full of energy as always. A champion bowler, Great human being, you will be missed forever..condolences to the family.. #RIPabdulqadir.”
“Extremely saddened by the demise of Abdul Qadir the spin bowling stalwart from Pakistan. My heart goes out to his family and friends. #RIP,” India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin tweeted.
“Sad to hear about the demise of Abdul Qadir. Was always mesmerised by his unique style of bowling and he was one of the best leg-spinners to play the game. Heartfelt condolences to his family and loved ones,” former India batsman VVS Laxman tweeted.