Pakistan Cricket legend, Zaheer Abbas is the latest celebrity name to appear in Gul Ahmed Ideas advertisements. The famous Pakistani batsman and former captain appears in the advertisement for Gul Ahmed’s Chairman Latha range which offers superior quality fabric in traditional and sober designs for men.
Zaheer Abbas was born in 1947 in Sialkot and is considered one of the finest batsmen to ever play for Pakistan. He started playing for Pakistan in Test cricket in 1969 and showed his class in only his second test against England where he scored 274 runs, which is the fourth highest score by a Pakistani batsman.
Zaheer Abbas is also the first batsman to score three centuries back to back in One Day internationals which he achieved in 1982/83. He is one of the eleven batsmen ever to have scored four test double centuries. He was one of the most fluent and versatile batsmen and played swiftly which his ODI strike rate of 84 shows.
He was also consistent and reached triple figures on a number of occasions. Zaheer Abbas was known as ‘The Run Machine’ by his peers.Zaheer Abass’s inclusion in the Gul Ahmed Latha advertisement is to signify that the Gul Ahmed Chairman Latha offers tradition and class in a style that never grows old.