The Cricket Star

Nauman Khan’s biographical entry, “. . . His 499 came for Karachi against Bhawalpur in 1959. It was an achievement that stood unsurpassed for 35 years.  In 1958 Hanif had set his epic record for the longest innings in Test history when he scored 337 in 970 minutes against West Indies in Barbados.  Such feats made Hanif Muhammad the first star of Pakistan cricket and a leading figure in his home nation, where he did as much as anyone to inspire wide participation in a sport that had once been the preserve of a small sub-continental elite.” click here.