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Mohammad Hafeez gets enrolled at the University of Karachi

The former captain stated that he could not complete his higher studies during his professional career for Pakistan cricket.

Mohammad Hafeez gets enrolled at the University of Karachi and will be continuing his studies!

As reported, Mohammad Hafeez has enrolled in the BS Health Physical Education and Sports Sciences (HPESS) program at the University of Karachi (UOK).

On Friday, Hafeez met with the Vice Chancellor of the UOK, Prof. Dr Khalid Mahmood Iraqi, at the Vice-Chancellor’s Secret alongside the President of the HPESS, Prof. Dr Basit Ansari.

Hafeez, nicknamed ‘The Professor’, retired from international cricket last year in January, however, he would continue to play in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) and other cricket leagues.






In a statement released by the UOK, the university quoted Mohammad Hafeez, who expressed his delight to resume his curricular career and also to be a part of the country’s largest public sector university.

“Mohammad Hafeez expressed that he was delighted to be a part of the country’s largest public sector university and hoped that HPESS would help him in achieving his dreams of pursuing higher education,” the press release by KU stated.

“Meanwhile, the KU VC Professor Dr Khalid Mahmood Iraqi while welcoming Muhammad Hafeez to the University of Karachi said that students would learn a lot from the former captain’s cricketing experience.

“He mentioned that our young generation should also participate in sports as it is essential for mental and physical development. He said that people should learn from the spirit of competition rather than getting jealous of someone’s success.”

All-rounder Hafeez made his international debut in 2003 in an ODI against Zimbabwe.

He featured in 392 internationals for Pakistan, scoring 12,780 runs and taking 253 wickets

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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