Pakistan Automobiles Corporation cricket team

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Pakistan Automobiles Corporation (sometimes abbreviated to PACO)[1] were a first-class cricket side that played in the Patron's Trophy, the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy and the Pentangular Trophy between 1983–84 and 1993-94. Their most successful era was in the early 1980s under the captaincy of Shahid Mahboob.

In all they played 83 first-class matches, with 20 wins, 21 losses and 42 draws.[2] Their highest score was 201 not out by Ijaz Ahmed against Karachi in 1984-85.[3] The best bowling figures were 8 for 65 by Shahid Mahboob against House Building Finance Corporation in 1986-87.[4] He also took seven wickets in an innings for Pakistan Automobiles Corporation on seven occasions, and in 59 matches for the team took 270 wickets at an average of 27.02.[5]


  • Patron's Trophy (1)
  • 1982-83 (not considered first-class in this season)
  • Pentangular Trophy (1)
  • 1984-85 (not considered first-class in this season)

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