Pakistan national cricket team is a men’s cricket team representing Pakistan in all three international formats ICC test, one-day, and T20 cricket tournaments. Pakistan national cricket team is a full member of ICC.
PAKISTAN NATIONAL CRICKET TEAM
The team played its first test match against India in the year 1952 in Delhi. Pakistan won the World cup winner title in the year 1992 and was also the runner-up in the year 1999.
In the year 2017, Pakistan also won ICC Champions Trophy for the first time, defeating India. Having won each of the major ICC international cricket tournaments likes ICC Cricket World Cup, ICC World Twenty20, and ICC Champions Trophy; as well as the ICC Test Championship, Pakistan attained explicit achievement.
The Pakistani cricket team has huge fan following and gets vast support from Pakistani nationals wherever it plays a game of cricket. Pakistani fans are very passionate and expect nothing less than the best from their team.
As per the latest ICC ranking 2020, the Pakistani cricket team holds seventh rank in Test matches, sixth in ODIs and fourth in T20Is by the International cricket council.
Pakistan national cricket team is considered a powerful but unpredictable team. Traditionally Pakistani cricket team has been composed of talented players but is alleged to display limited discipline on occasion, making their performance inconsistent at times especially during the matches with India who is known to be their biggest rivals.
In 2016, Pakistan cricket team became No.1 Test team after their visit of England, where they drew series 2-2 (4). After the introduction of ranking system in cricket world it was the first time the team were crowned No.1 rank since 1988. It was another great achievement in Pakistan’s Test history.
The current Pakistan team is being led by Azhar Ali as test captain, and Babar Azam as One-day and T20 captain.