Tag Archives: Pakistan

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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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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Borders Drawn

Test 879 – Pakistan v. Australia in Lahore, March 18th-23rd, 1980. Match Drawn Another perfect batting track, Another massive score, Australia though, showed they’d learned, And declared in Lahore. But even then Iqbal Kasim, Extracted half the order, That they … Continue reading

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Dusty Karachi

Test 876 – 1st Test – Pakistan v. Australia, February 27th-March 2nd, 1980 Pakistan won by 7 wickets A dusty track Karachi air And unknown spinners Kim Hughes the only firefighter. Win the toss, but lose initiative. There is Bright, … Continue reading

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Good Enough a Reason to Retire

Test Match 871 – 6th Test – India v Pakistan at Kolkata, 29th January – 3rd February, 1980 Match Drawn Kolkata applauds to a man, Hailing the captain of Pakistan, A final test that is ending even, His childhood quest, … Continue reading

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