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Pakistan captain Intikhab Alam, Wasim Bari, Saleem Altaf and young Imran Khan collecting their luggage in a London hotel shortly after the squad arrived in the their London hotel at the start of the 1971 tour.

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Imran holding a hockey stick, interesting...
Team captains ZAHEER ABBAS and SUNIL GAVASKAR at the coin toss before the Rothmans Asia Cup match between India and Pakistan at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah, UAE, April 1984.

Ravi Shastri (2nd left) chatting with Pakistan cricketers Rashid Khan, Shahid Mahboob, Mansoor Akhtar and Tahir Naqqash during the Prudential World Cup MCC reception in the pavilion at Lord's Cricket Ground, London, 8th June 1983.


Courtesy : Patrick Eagar
Sachin Tendulkar at a Party Organised by Imran Khan in Pakistan - 2006.


Mudassar Nazar with his father, Nazar Mohammad. Mudassar Nazar followed in the footsteps of his father, Nazar Mohammad, by carrying his bat in the fifth Test between Pakistan and India in Lahore in 1983.


Denis Compton with young Mushtaq Muhammad and Sadiq Muhammed at his resident nets - Karachi 1950's
President's XI and touring MCC Under-25 teams with President Ayub Khan at Pindi Club Ground, Rawalpindi in 1966..


The Pakistan squad before the Prudential World Cup match between Australia and Pakistan at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, 14th June 1979.

Javed Burki (Manager), Iqbal Qasim, Javed Miandad, Imran Khan, Sikander Bakht, Haroon Rashid, Hasan Jamil
Mudassar Nazar, Wasim Raja, Sadiq Mohammad

Wasim Bari, Majid Khan, Asif labal, Zaheer Abbas, Sarfraz Nawaz
Courtesy : Patrick Eagar
Legendary Omar Kureishi


Pakistan cricket has been blessed with many legends who have carved their own exclusive mark with their signature styles, both on and off the field. Omar Kureishi is one who stands out among those who have graced the commentary box.

His command of language, richness of expression, treasure trove of words and profound knowledge of the game made listening to cricket a delightful experience in those serene days of yore when cricket commentary was primarily restricted to radio.

Pakistan’s first national cricket captain, Mohammad Saeed.
He captained Pakistan between 1948 and 1951 before Pakistan gained Test status in 1952.
He was replaced by A.H Kardar...



Abdul Hafeez Kardar captain of Pakistan's cricket team.
Captaincy: Tenure 1952-58...



Fazal Mahmood captain Pakistan Cricket Team.
Captaincy: 1958-61....



Imtiaz Ahmad was the wicketkeeper in the Pakistan cricket team.
Captaincy Tenure: 1961-62...



A-photograph of Javed Burki (R) and Hanif-Mohammad (L) walking out to bat during the Pakistan Eaglets tour of England.
Year: 1957......

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