History of cricket in Pakistan from 2001

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This article describes the history of cricket in Pakistan from the 2000–01 season to the present.

Events[edit]

Notable Pakistan players in the 21st century include Inzamam-ul-Haq, Younis Khan, Mohammed Yousuf, Abdul Razzaq (cricketer), Saeed Ajmal, Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Akhtar, Danish Kaneria and (Misbah ul Haq).

National championships[edit]

Winners of the Qaid-i-Azam Trophy from 2001 have been:

Winners of the PCB Patron's Trophy from 2001 have been:

Winners of the One Day National Tournament from 2001 have been:

the trophy was renamed the PCB Patron's Cup in 2002

Leading players by season[edit]

Batsmen[edit]

Bowlers[edit]

International tours of Pakistan[edit]

England 2000–01[edit]

Asian Test Championship 2001–02[edit]

For full details of this tournament, see : 2001–02 Asian Test Championship

New Zealand 2001–02[edit]

The tour was cancelled for security reasons in the wake of the World Trade Center attack on 11 September 2001.

Three Tests had been scheduled at Arbab Niaz Stadium, Peshawar; Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad; and the National Stadium, Karachi

West Indies 2001–02[edit]

New Zealand 2002[edit]

  • 1st Test at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore – Pakistan won by an innings and 324 runs
  • 2nd Test at National Stadium, Karachi – game cancelled after a bomb exploded near the New Zealand team hotel on the first morning of the match

Australia 2002–03[edit]

  • 1st Test at P Saravanamuttu Stadium, Colombo – Australia won by 41 runs
  • 2nd Test at Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium – Australia won by an innings and 198 runs
  • 3rd Test at Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium – Australia won by an innings and 20 runs

Bangladesh 2003[edit]

For full details of this tour, see : Bangladeshi cricket team in Pakistan in 2003

India 2003–04[edit]

South Africa 2003–04[edit]

  • 1st Test at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore – Pakistan won by 8 wickets
  • 2nd Test at Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad – match drawn

New Zealand 2003–04[edit]

Sri Lanka 2004–05[edit]

  • 1st Test at Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad – Sri Lanka won by 201 runs
  • 2nd Test at National Stadium, Karachi – Pakistan won by 6 wickets

Zimbabwe 2004–05[edit]

England 2005–06[edit]

  • 1st Test at Multan Cricket Stadium – Pakistan won by 22 runs
  • 2nd Test at Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad – match drawn
  • 3rd Test at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore – Pakistan won by an innings and 100 runs

For full details of this tour, see : English cricket team in Pakistan in 2005–06

India 2005–06[edit]

  • 1st Test at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore – match drawn
  • 2nd Test at Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad – match drawn
  • 3rd Test at National Stadium, Karachi – Pakistan won by 341 runs

For full details of this tour, see : Indian cricket team in Pakistan in 2005–06

West Indies 2006–07[edit]

  • 1st Test at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore – Pakistan won by 9 wickets
  • 2nd Test at Multan Cricket Stadium – match drawn
  • 3rd Test at National Stadium, Karachi – Pakistan won by 199 runs

For full details of this tour, see : West Indies cricket team in Pakistan in 2006–07

Australia 2007–08[edit]

Australia were due to tour Pakistan in the 2007–08 season, but cancelled the tour due to safety concerns raised by the players.

For full details of this tour, see : Australian cricket team in Pakistan in 2007–08

Sri Lanka 2008–09[edit]

  • 1st Test at National Stadium, Karachi – Match drawn
  • 2nd Test at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore – match drawn

For full details of this tour, see : Sri Lankan cricket team in Pakistan in 2008–09

Bibliography[edit]

  • First Class Cricket in Pakistan (5 volumes) by Abid Ali Kazi
  • Playfair Cricket Annual
  • Wisden Cricketers Almanack (annual)

External sources[edit]