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Thursday December 08, 2022

Islamabad pacer dies due to heart failure

Shahzad Azam played 95 First-Class matches and took 388 wickets

By Web Desk
September 30, 2022
Pacer Shahzad Azam. — Twitter/farhanwrites
Pacer Shahzad Azam. — Twitter/farhanwrites

ISLAMABAD: Pacer Shahzad Azam, an Islamabad-based player, died due to cardiac arrest. He was 36.

Cricket expert Farhan Nisar shared the sad news on his Twitter account.

“SHAHZAD AZAM. The 36-year-old fast bowler from Islamabad passed away this morning due to cardiac arrest!” he tweeted.

Nasir said that Azam was a wonderful person and a quality pacer who played 95 First-Class matches and took 388 wickets.

It is pertinent to mention that a local cricketer Usman Shinwari passed away due to heart failure during a match.

Condolences pour in

Responding to the news, current and former cricketers expressed their grief and condoled the family.