Pakistan National Cricket Team
Full Name: Pakistan National Cricket Team
Nick Name: Cornered Tigers
Ground: National Cricket Stadium
Team Owner: Pakistan Cricket Board
Captain: Babar Azam (ODI & T20I), Azhar Ali (Test)
Vice Captain: Imam-ul-Haq
Once played in the integrated team with India, Pakistan National Team was founded since their independence. The team officially played a test cricket match as Pakistan in 1952 against India in Delhi. The first action of cricket in Pakistan was in Karachi in 1935 when India played England. Since their World Cup victory in 1992 under Imran Khan, the team has seen tremendous growth across all the fronts in international cricket.
Board Members: The Pakistan Cricket Board is the governing body for cricket in Pakistan. PCB was established in 1962 through the Sports Ordinance Act in Pakistan. The Act has given PCB the perpetual succession rights to regulate, administer, manage and promote the beautiful game in Pakistan.
The Board Members are as follows:
– Ehsan Mani (Chairman)
– Wasim Khan (Chief Executive Officer)
– Salman Naseer (COO, Senior Legal Counsel and Company Secretary)
– Javed Murtaza (Chief Financial Officer)
– Zakir Khan (Director – International Cricket)
– Nadeem Khan (Director – High Performance)
– Babar Hamid (Director – Commercial)
– Shoaib Naveed (PSL Project Executive)
Team Captain:Pakistan Cricket Team follows a different format to that of their neighbours Team India. Pakistan have three different captains for three different formats. Azhar Ali, who recently exceed the expectations against England, is the test captain of India whereas Sarfaraz Ahmed is the ODI Captain whereas Babar Azam, who is often compared to Virat Kohli by Pakistanis, is the T20 captain for Pakistan.
Team Coaches: Eminent and prolific batsmen, Misbah-ul-Haq is the recently appointed batting coach of Pakistan. The legendary pace and swing bowler, Waqar Younis is the bowling coach for the Pakistani speedsters. Both Pakistan greats are accompanied by Grant Bradburn on the field as the fielding coach.
Team Support Staff: Mansoor Rana is the manager of Pakistan National Team whereas the Performances of the players are analysed by Talha Butt. Cliffie Deacon is the Physio for the team.
Team Jersey: Pakistan has worn the green shade for the majority of the period. Their jersey color resembles their national flag. Their jersey had the shades of blue, yellow and gold sometime in the past.
Trophies & Awards
|Years||Trophy/ Award||Final Match|
|1986||Austral-Asia Cup||vs India
|1989||Nehru Cup||vs West Indies
|1990||Austral-Asia Cup||vs Australia
|1992||ICC Cricket World Cup||vs England|
|1994||Austral-Asia Cup||vs India
|1999||Asian Test Championship||vs Sri Lanka
|2000||Asia Cup||vs Sri Lanka
|2009||ICC T20 World Cup||vs Sri Lanka|
|2012||Asia Cup||vs Bangladesh
|2017||ICC Champions Trophy||vs India