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Javed Miandad

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Javed Miandad
Mohammad Javed Miandad Khan (born June 12, 1957), popularly called Javed Miandad, was born in Karachi, Pakistan. He had a long career as an international cricketer for Pakistan between 1975 and 1996, and coached for Pakistan in the 2003-2004 season before stepping down to Bob Woolmer. He made his Test debut against New Zealand at Lahore on October 9, 1976 and one-day international debut against West Indies at Birmingham in Cricket World Cup 1975. He was named as one of the cricketers of the year in 1982 by Wisden. He is known for both his onfield and off field skirmishes, going by the nickname "The Street Fighter," because of his fighting talent on and off the ground. His finest moment came during the Australasia Cup of 1986, in Sharjah. To defeat India, Miandad had to hit a six, and nothing less, to defeat India in the final. He did just that, off Chetan Sharma, to lead his country to victory.

Miandad is the only cricketer to appear in four World Cup competitions; the first four.

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