Top 10 Unkown Facts About Pakistan Cricket Team 2015
Pakistan National sports is “Hockey” but people living in the country love cricket more then hockey now day’s . Pakistan have won the Only ICC World Cup in 1992 under the legacy of “Imran Khan” . There are cricket things that only seen in Pakistan cricket team and today we will discuss some of them here .
Unpredictable Cricket Team :
They are unpredictable side’s , we heard many of time’s they an not chase well but if we go to the history we can see some of the magical performances which can tell the whole story some were from Bowling and Some are from batting side . They can chase score which across 300+ and they proved it when they played in Asia Cup against they Bangladesh in the Quarter final . They can win match with a low-score total . They can shock their opponents with their fast bowling and spin bowling in any series (Test , ODI , T20) .
Shahid Afridi Magic :
In the world there are some player’s to whom their nation give allots of love one of them is Shahid Khan Afridi , the team mate’s called him with the nick name of “Lala” , he is popular for his strong hitting , he is the first player to score fastest hundred in the cricket , he scored 2nd fastest century on 45 ball’s . There are other records which he own’s . Once he get’s out the stadium gets empty because mostly people purchase ticket’s to watch him play .
Best Side’s in T20 Format :
Pakistan is one of the most successful team’s in the T20 matches , they have made to the semi finals , Finals and Quarter finals of ICC T20 World cup events . They have won the T-20 World cup in England in 2009 . Before this world they have lost the final of 2007 world cup from arch rival’s India.
Swing Bowler’s Land :
There are many legends cricket today but we if we talk about the genuine fast bowling then Pakistan is the first country who produced some of the best fast bowlers who can turn the ball on any kind of Pitch’s and in any condition. If you come to Pakistan you will see street cricket ask any kid what he wanted to become he will say the name of Pakistani fast bowlers like “Imran Khan , Wasim Akram , Shoiab Akhter , Waqar Younis and Umer Gul” . Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis were called the Sultan of Swing in Asia and Europe.
Opening Batting Line-up Problem :
India , Australia , South Africa , and England all teams work on their proper opening batting line-up but Pakistan is still struggling with the opening pair’s , After Amir Sohail and Saeed Anwar they did not manage a proper batting line-up in top half and it cause them allot in last 7 year’s of cricket. Now day’s Ahmed Shahzed Mohammed Hafeez and Azhar Ali are opening . But if they want to get good scores they have to manage the top Batting line-up in strengthen way ust like South Africa , Australia and other teams have.
Spot-fixing scandal :
Pakistan cricket already suffer’s allot and the basic which hurt the cricket team most is Match fixing scandal which held in 2010 , the incident get highlighted when Amir bowl’s a large no-ball out of the bowler’s line, there is video evidence released on Internet on which ICC corruption united worked and charge the allegation all three cricketers involve in Mohammed Amir , Mohammed Asif and Salman Butt. Two players ban for 5 years while Amir get early escape due to lack in Age. But this scandal put a worst impact on Pakistan cricket and its fan’s.
Attack on Sri-Lanka Team :
ICC close the door’s for the Pakistan cricket , just after the terrorist attack on the bus of Sri-Lanka when the team moves to Qadafi stadium , 6 Pakistani police officers 2 civilians were died in the attack as well as 6 Sri Lankan cricketers and 1 reserve umpire injured in incident taken place on the attack day , well the Brave bus drive some who took the Sri-Lanka team on safe spot from heavy firing.
Zimbabwe First team to Tour Pakistan:
Zimbabwe made the first tour called to the Pakistan , in 2015 , after almost 5 years Pakistan cricket fan’s have to wait to see the match’s live in their home ground . Pakistan Security Authorities and Government both give a full fledged security to the Zimbabwe cricket team.