The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the latest legends to join the prestigious list of cricketing greats to make up the ICC Hall of Fame. Following a voting process that included current Hall of Famers, media representatives, and senior officials from the Federation of International Cricketers (FICA) and the ICC, West Indies great Shivnarine Chanderpaul, England women's team legend Charlotte Edwards and Pakistan legend Abdul Qadir joined.
ICC Hall of Fame: Shivnarine Chanderpaul:-
Shivnarine Chanderpaul is one of the most immediately recognizable figures in the history of West Indies cricket. Possessing an unconventional batting technique, he made his debut at 19 and quickly excelled against opposition bowlers.
He showed performance in international cricket against England in March 1994.
164 Test matches, 11,867 runs at an average of 51.37
He holds the record of seven half-centuries in consecutive Test innings at the eighth position in the list of all-time Test matches. 268 ODIs, 8,778 runs at 41.60
ICC Hall of Fame: Charlotte Edwards:-
During this 20-year international career, Charlotte Edwards became one of the most important players in the history of women's cricket. Starting her international journey at 16, she soon announced herself by scoring a world record of 173 not out against Ireland in the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup in Pune.
23 Test matches, 1,676 runs at 44.10
191 ODIs, 5,992 runs at 38.16
He has the most fifties to his name in ODIs.
95 T20Is, 2,605 runs at 32.97
ICC Hall of Fame: Abdul Qadir:-
Qadir passed away in 2019 at 63, but his impact on the sport in Pakistan and the wider world is still strongly felt today. Often called the savior of leg-spin bowling during the 1970s and '80s, Qadir was renowned for outfoxing some of the game's greatest batters with his dynamic action and majestic variations.
67 Test matches, 236 wickets at 32.80
Holds the national record for figures of 9–56 vs. England at Lahore in 1987
104 ODIs, 132 wickets at 26.16
About ICC Hall of Fame:-
The ICC Hall of Fame celebrates the greatest players of all time to bring glory to the sport throughout its rich history. These three individuals have left a lasting legacy through their significant contributions to the sport. Following a recent tradition, all three new players will be honored at a special presentation ceremony that will take place on Wednesday, 9 November, at the Sydney Cricket Ground before the start of play in the first semi-final of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022.