LAHORE – Former Test cricketer Abdul Qadir passed away on Friday after suffering a heart attack in the Punjab capital.

The 67-year-old was born in Lahore in 1955.

Abdul Qadir was one of the best leg-spinners of his time, taking 236 wickets in 67 Test matches and 132 wickets in 104 ODIs.

He later served as the chief selector for the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

Cricketers, including cricket greats and skippers and Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Bajwa , took to Twitter to express their grievances over the sad demise.