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    1988 Pakistan Cricket Team

  • HOW ZIA RULED: 1977-1988

    Gen Zia drags Pakistan into the jihad sponsored by the Americans and SaudisMay 26, 1980Establishment of Federal Shariat Court is announcedDecember 19, 1984Zia holds referendum on ‘Islamisation’ which will give him five more years at the helm...

    These include the Prohibition Order and the Zina Ordinance as well as separate laws for amputation for theft and punishment by whippingMarch 18, 1982Changes introduced to the Pakistan Penal...

  • Released tape rekindles memory of 1988 Iran mass execution

    The recording has Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri condemning Iran’s execution of thousands of prisoners at the end of the country’s bloody war with Iraq in 1988...

    By 1988, one million people had been killed in a conflict that featured trench warfare, Iranian human-wave attacks and chemical weapons assaults launched by Iraq...

  • Pakistan cricket team reaches Dhaka

    DHAKA: Pakistan cricket team, which reached Dhaka on Monday afternoon, was accorded a warm welcome by the Bangladesh government and cricket board officials...

    The Pakistan contingent later checked into Hotel Pan Pacific Shonargaon...

  • Comment: Pakistan cricket team – the way forward

    As is now customary after every World Cup debacle, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has expressed its commitment to take necessary steps to bring the national cricket team’s performances up to a respectable level...

    In this connection, a new selection committee and a new captain have already been appointed and a new look team announced for the Bangladesh series has now landed in Dhaka...

  • ‘SL team’s visit to Lahore a great achievement for Pakistan cricket’

    ISLAMABAD: Batting legend Javed Miandad believes Sri Lankan team visiting Lahore for the last Twenty20 is a great achievement for Pakistan cricket...

    Talking to APP, Miandad said Sri Lankan team’s visit to Lahore for the said match gives a clear message to the whole world that Pakistan has come out victorious from the menace of terrorism as international cricket has revived in the country...

  • Zimbabwe cricket team will tour Pakistan in May: PCB chairman

    LAHORE: Zimbabwe will tour Pakistan to play a limited over series next month, becoming the first Test team to visit the country in six years, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan said on Monday...

    “Zimbabwe will visit Pakistan from mid-May for a one-week tour,” Shaharyar told reporters, without announcing the venues...

  • Aisam links up with Pakistan cricket team ahead of Australian Open

    As tennis greats Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams prepare to take part in the Australian Open, the New Zealanders next door are bracing for some hard-hitting cricket entertainment when the Kiwis take on the Shahid Afridi-led Pakistan side in a series of T20s and ODIs...

    Pakistan's top tennis player Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi is flying the country's flag at the Australian Open, and the star linked up with...

  • Pakistan cricket team will not depart for India till security clearance granted, says interior minister

    ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Saturday that a security team has been constituted and will depart on Monday for India, to ensure that the Pakistani cricket team is provided complete security while participating in the ICC Twenty20 World Cup...

    "ICC's security team is in India, but time is short as our cricket team is due to leave on Wednesday...

  • Officials in India to assess security for Pakistan cricket team before T20 World Cup

    LAHORE: A two-member team reached India Monday morning to review the security situation ahead of a possible visit by the Pakistan cricket team for participation in the ICC T20 World Cup which kicks off in Kolkata on March 16, immigration officials at the Wagah border confirmed...

    The team comprises Director Federal Investigation Agency Usman Anwar and Pakistan Cricket Board Chief Security Officer Retired Col Azam Khan, and is expected...

  • Federal Minister Pirzada laments Pakistan’s sporting woes, slams cricket team

    ISLAMABAD: Federal minister for Inter Provincial Coordination (IPC) Riaz Hussain Pirzada on Wednesday expressed his concerns over the state of sporting affairs in the country, particularly the shameful performance of the national cricket team...

    The Pakistan cricket team was humiliated by England in the third One-day International of their five-match series on Tuesday with the hosts romping to a series win after posting a world record...

  • Fitness camp will not benefit Pakistan cricket team: Abdul Qadir

    ISLAMABAD: Former leg-spinner Abdul Qadir termed Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) fitness camp to be useless and stated that it will not provide any assistance to the national side in England...

    "The leggie claimed that the cricket board believes he criticises them without a reason but his criticism involves solutions...

  • Pakistan's cricket team is in good shape, says Intikhab Alam

    Pakistan's cricket team manager, Intikhab Alam, said on Thursday the team is in good shape ahead of the four-Test series against England, slated to start in July...

    "The ongoing camp is a golden chance for the team to get used to the English conditions," said Alam, while speaking to DawnNews from Hampshire...

  • Pakistan cricket team to tour New Zealand in January

    WELLINGTON: New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on Thursday announced details of upcoming tours involving Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Australia, as the Black Caps seek to capitalise on their stirring run to the World Cup final...

    While they fell flat against the Australians in the final, captain Brendon McCullum said the upcoming schedule offered home fans a chance to again see their team playing top-class opposition...

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