Their memorable victory against England in the 1954 Test at The Oval marked Pakistan’s arrival in the Test arena
An illustrious list of Pakistani batsmen with over 25,000 first-class runs
Pakistan’s first regular wicket-keeper batsman played an instrumental role in putting the country on the world cricket map
The story of how Little Master Hanif Mohammad saved the 1958 Barbados Test for Pakistan through sheer grit and determination
Omar Kureishi’s was a unique personality; a passionate cricket lover, skilled commentator, PR genius, a high quality journalist, an innovative...
“The more I think about it the more convinced I am that the greatest athlete for his age the world has ever seen may well be Hashim Khan.”
He sent down Pakistan’s first ball in Test cricket in the opening Test at the Feroz Shah Kotla ground in New Delhi. Nineteen runs later he became...
Abdul Hameed ‘Hameedi’ achieved legendary status when he led Pakistan to a historic title-winning triumph in the Rome Olympics
In 1948, Dara became the first hockey player to represent two different nations in the Olympic Games
Though Pakistan won Test status in 1951, it had started playing international matches as early as 1948. A strong West Indies side was touring...