Pakistan’s Mohammad Irfan with a height of 7 feet 1 inch is currently the known tallest cricketer in the world. But, it seems like he has a competition waiting for him in his own country.
Pakistan Super League team Lahore Qalandars have roped in a certain Muhammad Mudassar who stands 7 feet 4 inches high. The 21-year-old off-spinner joined the Qalandar’s player development program and will be training at their high-performance centre for one year.
Muhammad Mudassar, is a 21-year-old resident of the Lahore’s China scheme who hails from a poor family and has been the centre of attention at the finals of the ‘Battle of Qalandars’.
At the moment Pakistan’s fast bowler Mohammad Irfan known for his height of 7’1″ is the tallest player to play first-class and international cricket.
According to Lahore Qalandars officials, the franchise is always ready to provide a platform to emerging talent, and Mudassar is a unique talent.
The lanky cricketer says he wants to represent Pakistan by playing PSL. Talking about his unique height, Mudassar says he finds picking up shoes the most difficult part of his daily routine. He is hopeful that unlike other super tall players fitness will not be a hindrance to his career.