Tag Archives: Pakistan

Imran Is The Tide

The waves rushed onto the beach, The tide came, then ebbed away, It rattled the stones on its recess, And ‘Imran Khan’ it seemed to say. ‘Imran Khan’ as the water seeped, Into every grain of England’s play, ‘Imran Khan’ … Continue reading

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Mohsin Is Etched

A score at Lord’s can make a career, Your name etched forever in gold, Mohsin was the honours board’s latest recruit, His story the latest it told. For Mohsin it was who took Pakistan up, With a mixture of stroke … Continue reading

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What They See

Its been a long break, I know, but I’ve been using my other blog, and focussing on contemporary county cricket amongst other things. Thought it was time to do some more here, though I’m making no promise of the rate. … Continue reading

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There Once Was A Match At Lahore

The teams had moved onto Lahore, And Pakistan opened the door, For Zaheer and Imran, Out went Rizwan uz Zaman, And they played twice as well as before. The first innings Imran took eight, Just Dias not taking his bait, … Continue reading

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Wettimuny the First

Wettimuny the opener, Wettimuny the leech, Wettimuny the sweeper, Who played within reach. Wettimuny the grinder, Wettimuny Herculean, Wettimuny is hist’ry, A first centurion.

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Panic In Karachi

Panic in Karachi, In the stands more than the field, Saw Pakistan victorious, And Sri Lanka slowly yield. A ton for Saleem Malik, Watchful and pensive throughout, Put on 150 with Javed, And the match beyond any doubt. Sri Lanka … Continue reading

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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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