Pakistan International Airlines cricket team

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Pakistan International Airlines
Pakistan International Airlines Logo.svg
Personnel
CaptainSarfaraz Ahmed
OwnerPakistan International Airlines
Team information
Colours 
Founded1960
Dissolved2020
Official websitewww.piac.com.pk

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) cricket team was a first-class cricket side sponsored by the national flag carrier, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), and was based in Karachi before its disestablishment in 2020.[1] They have won the Quaid-i-Azam Trophy more times than anyone else.

They played their first first-class match in 1960-61, under the captaincy of Hanif Mohammad.[2] As of late 2013, they have played 387 first-class matches, with 149 wins, 64 losses and 174 draws.[3]

Honours[edit]

Qaid-i-Azam Trophy (6)

  • 1969-70
  • 1979-80
PIA cricketer Shoaib Akhtar
  • 1987-88
  • 1989-90
  • 1999-2000
  • 2002-03
  • 2011-12

National One Day Championship (11)

  • 1980–81
  • 1981–82
  • 1982–83
  • 1985–86
  • 1987-88
  • 1995–96
  • 1999–2000
  • 2001–02
  • 2002–03
  • 2008–09
  • 2011–12 Division One

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Departmental cricket's end sees PIA tell its cricketers to do regular work". www.geosuper.tv.
  2. ^ "The Home of CricketArchive". cricketarchive.com.
  3. ^ "The Home of CricketArchive". cricketarchive.com.

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