Pakistani cricketer who became known as one of the greatest batsman in Pakistan's history. He captained the national team from 2004 to 2007 and retired as the country's leading run-scorer in ODI's.
He was born in Punjab and made his ODI debut in a match against West Indies in 1991.
In 2005, he was awarded the Sitara-i-Imtiaz, the third-highest civilian award handed out by the Pakistani government.
He married a woman named Kashifa and has a son named Ibtasam-ul-Haq.
He and Wasim Akram led Pakistan to its first-ever Cricket World Cup title in 1992.