Sialkot cricket team

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Sialkot Cricket Team
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One-day name: Sialkot Stallions
Captain: Shoaib Malik
Coach: Shahid Anwar
Founded: 2002
Home ground: Jinnah Stadium (Sialkot)
Capacity: 25,000
First-class debut: Sheikhupura
in 2002
at Lahore Country Club
Quaid-i-Azam Trophy wins: 2
National One-day Championship wins: 2
Faysal Bank T20 Cup wins: 5

The Sialkot cricket team in Pakistan is also known as the Sialkot Stallions. Its home ground is Jinnah Stadium Sialkot. It plays in first-class domestic competitions. It is a National Champion and has won several Quaid-i-Azam Trophy competitions including 2008-2009. It was national champion in 2005–2006 and won Quaid-i-Azam Trophy Championship (Golden League) . It was runner-up in 2003–2004 and 2006–2007. Sialkot Stallions also won ABN-AMRO Twenty-20 Cup in 2005–2006, 2006–2007 and RBS Twenty-20 Cup in 2007–2008 and 2009–2010, making them the National Twenty20 Champions for 4 consecutive years . Sialkot Stallions were to represent Pakistan in Twenty20 Champions League in December 2008, before its postponement. They were runner-up in ABN-AMRO Cup National One-day Championship in 2004–05 and 2006–07. According to the latest Twenty 20 international ranking, Sialkot Stallions is at number one position. Sialkot is also the national champion of One-day and Three-day competitions of the National Under-19 Championship. They also have a record of 23 consecutive T20 wins in domestic cricket[1]

Noted players in recent years include Imran Nazir, Shoaib Malik, Naved-ul-Hasan and Mohammad Asif.

2007–08 Squad[edit]

Sialkot play in silver and red kit. The captain of Sialkot is the all rounder Shoaib Malik. The best player of local teams is Hussain Gujjar who taught Shoaib Malik cricket. Sialkot lost their Two main cricketers Imran Nazir and Rana Naveed to Icl.

The captain of Sialkot Stallions Shoaib Malik captained the Pakistan National Team

In the 2007–08 season, the following players represented Sialkot

RBS Twenty-20 Cup 2008[edit]

Quaid-i-Azam Trophy 2008[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Records / Twenty20 matches / Team records / Most consecutive wins". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2009-11-04. 

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