Glassy yet classy! Cricketers who played wearing spectacles

Updated: Jul 24, 2019, 09:42 | Shawn.Dsouza
  • Glassy yet classy! Cricketers who played wearing spectacles

    Zaheer Abbas: The former Pakistan cricketer is the first batsman to ever-score 3 consecutive ODI centuries and is also known as the 'Asian Bradman'. Abbas has over 5000 runs in Tests with an average of 44.79. Pic/ AFP

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    Virender Sehwag: The 'Nawab' of Najafgarh' as he is fondly nicknamed, Sehwag is regarded as one of the most explosive batsmen in cricket history. He has various records in Test cricket and is one of only four batsmen to have scored 300 twice in Tests

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    Anil Kumble: The former Indian leg-spinner from Bengaluru is India's most successful Test bowler and is the third-highest wicket taker of all time. Pic/ AFP

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    Daniel Vettori: The New Zealand spinner is one of his country's finest spinners and is also the 8th player in Test history to bag 300 wickets. Pic/ AFP

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    Narendra Hirwani: The Uttar Pradesh born cricketer is a leg-spinner and is always remembered for a spectacular Test debut where he picked up 16 wickets in the match against West Indies. (Pics/ mid-day)

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    Dilip Doshi: The Gujarat bowler made his Test debut at age 30, and is one of only 4 Test bowlers to do so. He has taken over 100 wickets in Test cricket. Pic/ mid=day archives

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    Clive Lloyd: The former West Indies cricket captain and batsman is one of the most successful Test skippers of all time as well as played a vital role in the rise of the Windies cricket team. He has over 7,500 runs in Tests at an average of 46.67. Pic/ mid-day archives

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About The Gallery

Former Pakistan cricketer Zaheer Abbas, who is known as one of the finest bowlers of his era, wore spectacles at all times on the field. On his birthday today, we take a look at cricketers who wore spectacles while playing the game

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