Pakistan-India cricketing history

By Nadeem F. Paracha

Pakistan and India played their first Test series in 1952. In fact, it was Pakistan’s first ever series against any Test-playing side after the country gained Test status from the international cricket body, the ICC (International Cricket Conundrum).

The Pakistan side was captained by Air Field Martial Abdul Hafeez Bhopal . . . → Read More: Pakistan-India cricketing history

Fazal – Unmatched man of the match

By Stuart Wark

As an aspiring young fast bowler in the early 1980s, I grew up worshipping Lennie Pascoe. Looking back now I really have no idea why this was the case, but he was my first cricketing hero. Lillee and Thommo were not far behind, but it soon became apparent that my desire to . . . → Read More: Fazal – Unmatched man of the match

From 1992 to 2015: World Cup

In 1992, the team that won the World Cup had an exceptional blend of talented young players and a few men with loads of experience of international cricket. Among the seasoned players were Imran Khan, Javed Miandad, Saleem Malik, Rameez Raja, Wasim Akram and Ijaz Ahmed. It had quite a few youngsters who went on . . . → Read More: From 1992 to 2015: World Cup

2014 proved to be an excellent year for Pak women’s cricket team

(By Mohsin Ali) 2014 was arguably one of the best years for Pakistan woman cricket team as the girls in green proved their mettle at the top level winning lone gold for the country in Asian Games and also performed exceptionally well against the mighty Australians at their backyard.

In the 2014 Asian Games, Pakistan . . . → Read More: 2014 proved to be an excellent year for Pak women’s cricket team

Shahzad back home after minor skull fracture

The 22-year-old Shehzad was rushed to a hospital where CT scan revealed that he had sustained a minor skull fracture.

Abu Dhabi: Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad flew back to Lahore on Tuesday night after a minor skull fracture ruled him out of the remainder of the Abu Dhabi Test and the remaining two Tests.

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Australia dazed and spinning after a deadly defeat by Pakistan

Spinners bowled superbly to steer Pakistan to 221-run thrashing triumph over Australia in the first Test here Sunday and helped take unassailable 1-0 lead in a two-Test series.

It was the biggest victory against Australia by Pakistan by the margin of runs and seventh time in the Test history that Pakistan defeated a team by . . . → Read More: Australia dazed and spinning after a deadly defeat by Pakistan

India loses against Pakistan in Polo

Sports enthusiasts of Pakistan, who were disappointed by the dejected performance of cricket team, have got something to cheer-for as the national Polo team defeated India by 9-8 to qualify for next year’s Polo World Cup.

Pakistan beat India in the qualifiers of the FIP World Cup Zone D play-offs, played at Tianjin . . . → Read More: India loses against Pakistan in Polo

Pakistan’s Asian Games progress report

Pakistan’s silver medal hope in boxing event was shattered Thursday when top pugilist M Waseem was contended with a bronze medal after he was outclassed by Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan in the flyweight division bout final of 17th Asian Games Boxing Tournament.

Uzbek boxer stamped his authority by demonstrating far superior technique and punching power . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s Asian Games progress report

Pakistan wins 2-0 against China in Asian hockey

After hammering Sri Lanka 14-0 in the first game, Pakistan’s hockey team outclassed the Chinese eleven by 2-0 on Sunday, moving one step closer towards claiming gold.

In upcoming games, Pakistan will be facing a stiff challenge from hosts South Korea, arch-rival India, and Malaysia in their bid to retain the title they won at . . . → Read More: Pakistan wins 2-0 against China in Asian hockey

Pakistani judoka to compete in Asian games

Pakistan’s Japanese-raised judoka, Shah Hussain, will continue his unusual quest for glory when he tries to add Asian Games gold to Commonwealth silver in Incheon.

Tokyo-based Hussain, the son of one of Pakistan’s most distinguished athletes, hit the headlines when he won 100kg silver at this year’s Commonwealth Games.

Administrative chaos meant the 21-year-old nearly . . . → Read More: Pakistani judoka to compete in Asian games