Former Cricketer Pervez Akhtar Died Due to Coronavirus

Former Cricketer Pervez Akhtar Died Due to Coronavirus

The virus is spreading rapidly in Pakistan during the third wave of coronavirus and former first-class cricketer Pervez Akhtar attack by a coronavirus.

Former first-class cricketer and former PCB match referee Mian Pervez Akhtar lost his life due to coronavirus.

For the past few days, Mian Pervez was unwell, after which the coronavirus was confirmed in him.

The 68-year-old cricketer was born in Lahore on November 15, 1952, and represented Pakistan in 48 first-class and eight List A matches.

First-class cricketer Mian Pervez Akhtar captained the Lahore, Punjab, and House building teams in domestic cricket.

Mian Pervez Akhtar was also the match referee of the PCB panel while the late PCB was also a member of the Deaf and Dumb Ad Hoc Committee.

Mian Pervez Akhtar has rendered invaluable services to Pakistan cricket and was the teacher of countless cricketers including former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq, Ahmed Shehzad, Tawfiq Umar, and Mian Pervez Akhtar was also the elder brother of former ICC umpire Mian Aslam.

Former national team captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has expressed deep sorrow over the demise of Mian Pervez Akhtar and offered condolences to his family.

It should be noted that Mian Pervez is not the first cricketer to die of coronavirus but even before that some cricketers have succumbed to this deadly virus.

Former Pakistan first-class cricketer Zafar Sarfraz died of coronavirus last year.

So far, more than 800,000 people in Pakistan have been infected with the virus and 17,329 have died.