LONDON: Former Pakistan Test bowler Sarfraz Nawaz has been admitted to a hospital in London due to a heart problem.
Sports journalist Mirza Iqbal Baig tweeted the news of Nawaz being admitted to a hospital.
Pakistan’s former Test fast bowler Sarfraz Nawaz is admitted in London’s hospital due to heart problem. 70 years old Sarfraz played 55 Test and took 177 wkts while in 45 ODI’s he got 63 wkts beside taking 1005 first class wkts. pic.twitter.com/dSC2Z87uQk
— Mirza Iqbal Baig (@mirzaiqbal80) April 12, 2019
Inventor of the reverse swing that left many a batsmen clueless back in the day, Nawaz played 55 Tests for Pakistan and took 177 wickets. He also played 45 one-day internationals and picked 63 wickets besides taking 1,005 first-class wickets.
Nawaz is best known for his nine for 86 against Australia at Melbourne in 1979 that included a spell of seven wickets for just one run off 33 balls.