26 Facts About Javed Miandad

1. Javed Miandad rued the fact that the PCB and the administrators fail to comprehend the importance of the domestic cricket and the U19 cricket.

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2. Javed Miandad is best remember by Indian fans for smashing a six off the last ball, while facing Indian seamer, Chetan at Sharjah.

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3. Javed Miandad maintained an average over 50 throughout his Test career.

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4. Javed Miandad lives in Karachi with his wife, his two sons, and a daughter.

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5. Javed Miandad is a sports analyst and commentator; he married Tahira Sehgal in 1981.

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6. Javed Miandad is the youngest cricketer to score a double century, he is the record-holder of consecutive fifties in ODI format.

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7. Javed Miandad was awarded Pride of Performance and Sitara-i-Imtiaz by the President of Pakistan in 1992 after winning the World Cup under the captaincy of Imran Khan, which is the third-highest honor given to civilians.

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8. Javed Miandad was part of the highest-ever batting partnership at any position of 451 along Mudassar Nazar against India.

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9. Javed Miandad is one of the few Pakistani Cricketers to bear his name on Lords Hall of Fame.

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10. Javed Miandad retired from International cricket in March 1996 playing his last World Cup, his sixth one overall.

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11. Javed Miandad became a captain in 1980, his first series win as a captain was against Australia, in 1981, and Pakistan toured Australia under Javed Miranda's captaincy for threetest match series.

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12. Javed Miandad was a permanent member of the team after a year.

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13. Javed Miandad had a heated exchange of words with the wicket-keeper and he complained to the Umpire David Shephard.

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14. Javed Miandad was only 22 years old when he first captained Pakistan in Test cricket.

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15. Javed Miandad was known as the "street fighter" for his chirpy behaviour on the field.

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16. Javed Miandad maintained an average over 50 throughout his Test career, only the second batsman to achieve the feat.

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17. Javed Miandad made his international debut for Pakistan a few days short of his 18th birthday.

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18. In 2011, Javed Miandad recorded Na'at for Geo TV; his "Sakoon Paya" was well received by his fans but he did not subsequently read any more Naat.

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19. Javed Miandad told the press that his son and Ibrahim's daughter met while studying together in the UK.

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20. Javed Miandad was again appointed as a batting consultant for the 2012 twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka.

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21. Javed Miandad was removed along with Moin Khan in April 2001 after Pakistan lost the ODI series in New Zealand.

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22. Javed Miandad is one of the only individuals to have coached the Pakistan Cricket Team three times.

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23. Javed Miandad is the first player to have played in six World Cups, the first six, from 1975 to 1996.

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24. Javed Miandad scored his career best 280 not out, before the captain Imran Khan, decided to declare the innings, thus stopping him from "possibly breaking the individual Test world record of Sir Garfield Sobers".

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25. Javed Miandad was ranked 44th among the best cricketers of all time by the ESPN Legends of Cricket.

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26. Javed Miandad announced his arrival in Test cricket with a bang, scoring 163 against New Zealand in 1976.

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