SHARJAH – Vet Pakistani cricket newshound Qamar Ahmed became only the 3rd man in past to perform in four hundred Test cricket matches on recent Thursday, at the 3rd competitionconcerning Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Sharjah. No Pakistani has ever get hold of such status but Qamar Ahmed has received this milestone for Pakistan.

The seventy six years old, confidently known as Q to pals and cricketers around the globe, follows English columnist John Woodcock of The Times and preceding Australian captain-turned-writer Richie Benaud.

Ahmed has received the honor to cover cricket’s thousandth Test, concerningNew Zealand &Pakistan at Hyderabad, Pakistan, in 1984 and the two thousandth, concerning India &Britain at Lord’s in 2011.

[alert style=”white”]His services in Pakistani cricket journalism should be remembered and his working will encourage many to join the arena of cricket journalism in Pakistan. [/alert]

He has clocked up 732 one-day internationals and 8 World Cup contests. He asserts he never suspected he would enjoy such a long career, that has seen him write for countless outlets around the globe, as well as AFP, Reuters and the Daily Telegram, and has no plans to give up workup till now.