From Sachin Tendulkar to Alyssa Healy, the cricket community celebrated the induction of Jacques Kallis, Lisa Sthalekar and Zaheer Abbas into the ICC Hall of Fame.
The trio were announced as ICC Hall of Fame 2020 inductees via an online show presented by Alan Wilkins, Sunil Gavaskar and Mel Jones.
Congratulatory messages came in from all corners of the cricket world.
Congratulations to @sthalekar93, Zaheer Abbas & @jacqueskallis75 on being inducted into the #ICCHallofFame.— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) August 23, 2020
Sport can unite the world beyond boundaries and each of you have done your bit & more by being wonderful ambassadors of our beautiful game. https://t.co/IlHF5Qqd3X
Australia legend Lisa Sthalekar came in for a lot of love in particular, and not only from her compatriots.
One of the finest to ever play women's cricket. Absolutely brilliant for Australia and a superb ambassador for the game. Right now learning so much about the game from you .Congratulations @sthalekar93 on being inducted into the ICC Hall Of Fame 👏👏 #HallOfFame https://t.co/3eRuk55PI0— Veda Krishnamurthy (@vedakmurthy08) August 23, 2020
South Africa all-rounder Kallis and Pakistan batsman Zaheer Abbas had well-wishers too.
The hall of fame club must be delighted to welcome @jacqueskallis75 into their mix. Absolute legend 👑 💯💯💯👏— Ashwin 🇮🇳 (@ashwinravi99) August 23, 2020
Runs and wickets are just numbers but the manner in which you get them are etched in memories.His stylish batting is still refreshing in minds 100first class hundreds and befittingly he is inducted in the ICC Hall of Fame.congrats Zaheer Abbas .We are very proud of you .#Zedbhai— Wasim Akram (@wasimakramlive) August 23, 2020
So very proud of the legend Zaheer Abbas’s induction in the #HallOfFame ! Thoroughly deserved & what a story. The only asian to have 100 FC centuries and much more to his name !— Azhar Mahmood (@AzharMahmood11) August 23, 2020
Congratulations to Zaheer bhai for making it to the ICC Hall of Fame. Sheer elegance & class. One of Pakistan's finest. #ZedBhai #ZaheerAbbas #Cricket #Pakistan #ICCHallOfFame pic.twitter.com/PlSPBv7Q3p— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) August 24, 2020
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