Pakistan remembers Javed Miandad’s famous Sharjah sixer!
On this day in 1986, Javed Miandad hit a six off the last ball bowled by Chetan Sharma to hand Pakistan a thrilling one-wicket win over India in the final of the Austral-Asia Cup at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
Javed Miandad handed Pakistan their first victory in a major tournament.
#OnThisDay in 1986, Javed Miandad hit a six off the last ball bowled by Chetan Sharma to hand Pakistan a thrilling one-wicket win over India in the final of the Austral-Asia Cup at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) April 18, 2022
On April 18, 1986, Javed Miandad had changed the dynamics of Indo-Pak ODI cricket, except at ODI World Cups, with a six off the last ball in the Australasia Cup final.
After Javed Miandad, Manzoor Elahi and Salim Malik also did similar rescue acts in 1986-87, but they remained unsung.
36 years ago, Javed Miandad played one of the greatest one-day knocks in history, and cricket fans took to social media to recall the famous six of the legendary Javed Miandad.
Javed Miandad 🏏 #OnthisDay 18-04-1986(Last ball 6) of Chetan Sharma change Pakistan Cricket & start dominance against India for many years especially in Sharjah. PAK won their 1st ever Final in Cricket. He Scored 116* vs India to Register a 1 wicket win. pic.twitter.com/72bYKF87GN
— Zohaib (Cricket King) 🏏 (@Zohaib1981) April 18, 2022
On this Day, Great Javed Miandad Hit a Six at Sharjah against India to create History.
— Zeeshan Qayyum (@XeeshanQayyum) April 17, 2022
Legend Javed Miandad!!!- On this day in 1986, the famous Sharjah sixer was hit by the great Javed Miandad. The hit that turned Pakistan cricket around. pic.twitter.com/Ou0Iv7ScDB
— Abbas Shabbir (@Abbasshabbir72) April 18, 2022
Javed Miandad interviewed the day after The Six.
Typical JM – "Eleven runs in the last over is not the most difficult of targets .. I was confident of making the runs with five twos and the winning hit"
— Rameses (@tintin1107) April 18, 2022
#Onthisday Javed Miandad stunned India with a last ball six. While Chetan Sharma took all the blame for bowling a full toss, few also blamed poor captainacy decisions by kapil Dev. Here is the times of India coloumn on this issue pic.twitter.com/gbLSleICvh
— Dr. Pawan Mathur (@PawanMathur) April 18, 2022