Pakistaniplayers and dignitaries have attended a memorial service in
About 400Muslims and Christians attended a service at the Sacred Heart Cathedral onSunday where they observed a minute silence and lit candles.
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Inzamam-ul-Haq,the captain of the
ReverendLawrence Saldanha, the archbishop of
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"We paytribute to his excellent qualities. He was known for his passionate interest incricket. We salute him for his professional competency, as well as his sense ofresponsibility and commitment," he said.
"Hewas also a kind and gentle person who won the hearts of his players who lookedup to him as a second father."
Inzamam,accompanied by team-mates Salman Butt, Imran Nazir, Shoaib Malik, MohammedAsif, Mohammed Hafeez and Kamran Akmal, said Woolmer was an "excellentcoach and, above all things, was an excellent human being".
"AfterWoolmer's family, the
"Hewas internationally known and was the first modern coach of cricket. The worldwill follow his method and teachings," Ashraf said.
He remembered Woolmer as a man of simple tastes, choosing to live in a room atthe
"He would go to food street [a restaurant area of
Ashraflit candles and along with Khalid Maqbool, the governor of the
His death has shocked the internationalcricket community and led to speculation over who might beresponsible.
Themurder of Woolmer, also a former coach of
It hasalso fuelled rumours about possible links to match-fixing and illegal bettingin cricket.
Around 50officers are attempting to track down hundreds of potential witnesses whowere either visiting or staying at Kingston's Pegasus Hotel in the daysleading up to Woolmer's death.
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