Rashid Latif Reveals the Batsman Who Was Referred to as ‘Parchi’ in 1992 World Cup


Individuals used to name legendary Pakistani batsman, Inzamam-ul-Haq, a ‘parchi’ as a result of Pakistan workforce captain, Imran Khan, handpicked him for the 1992 Cricket World Cup, former wicketkeeper-batsman, Rashid Latif, has revealed.

In a latest interview, the previous wicketkeeper-batsman mentioned {that a} younger Inzamam-ul-Haq proved his doubters incorrect and rose to fame in Pakistan’s dramatic semi-final win towards New Zealand.


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With Pakistan chasing 262 towards a powerful New Zealand workforce, Inzamam got here in at a tough time and performed a fiery 60 run innings from simply 37 balls to rescue his facet and information them into the ultimate, famous Rashid.

He added that the blistering 60-run knock within the semi-final towards New Zealand modified Inzamam’s profession in a single day and remains to be thought to be one of many best World Cup performances.


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Inzamam made an equally important contribution within the remaining of the 1992 World Cup towards England, scoring 42 runs off simply 35 balls, serving to Pakistan to submit a remaining rating of 249 after a sluggish begin, concluded Rashid.

These innings established Inzamam’s billing as a big-game participant. Inzamam went on to set a report for scoring probably the most half-centuries in ODIs with 83 fifties to his title. Sachin Tendulkar (96), Kumar Sangakkara (93), and Jacques Kallis (86) later surpassed this report. He additionally grew to become the second batsman after Tendulkar to attain 10,000 runs in ODIs and was named within the ICC World XI for each Checks and ODIs within the 2005 ICC Awards.



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