Category Archives: Pakistan

Records to Break

Test 913 – Australia v. Pakistan 3rd Test at Melbourne, December 11th-15th, 1981 Records to break in Melbourne, With Lillee closing in, He needs another five wickets, When Pakistan begin. He doesn’t get a single one, Bruce Yardley takes the … Continue reading

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Greg Chappell Is A Monster

Test 910 – Australia v. Pakistan at Brisbane, November 27th-December 1st 1981. Australia won by 10 wickets. Greg Chappell is a monster, Greg Chappell is a man, Greg Chappell is a batsman And the scourge of Pakistan. He scored a … Continue reading

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Brawling And Balling

Test 909: Australia v. Pakistan at Perth, November 13th-17th 1981 Australia won by 286 runs. You wouldn’t mess with Javed, And you wouldn’t mess with Lillee, But they messed with one another, And it all looked rather silly. Dennis brought … Continue reading

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Clarke and the Brick

Test 892 – Fourth Test – Pakistan v. West Indies, December 30th 1980-January 4th 1981, at Multan. Match Drawn To break new ground, With age old problems, Off the field as on, Racist action, Retaliation, Viv Richards gets a ton. … Continue reading

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A New Found Stubbornness In Karachi

Test 890 – Third Test – Pakistan v. West Indies, December 22nd-27th, 1980 at Karachi. Match Drawn. Many have crumbled before the West Indies, But many is not Pakistan, They batted (and folded) but Miandad’s Miandad, And he can be … Continue reading

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IVA Goes

Test 888 – Pakistan v. West Indies at Faisalabad, December 8th-12th 1980 Match Drawn In olden days, a bat like Richards, Would get found out on poor pitches, But now runs flow, Anything goes. Faisalabad he would give chances, Amidst … Continue reading

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Quicks Gone Slow

Test 886 – 1st Test – Pakistan v. West Indies at Lahore, November 24th-29th, 1980. Match Drawn. When rain curtails you have to bowl, More than 73 overs a day, Garner, Marshall, Clarke and Croft, Do things their own way. … Continue reading

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