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Pakistan’s Records in Sports

Sr. No.Sports NameDetail
Sr. No.:
1
Sports Name:
Cricket
Detail:
After gaining international status in 1950, Pakistan recorded victories in its first visits to India (1952), England (1954) and West Indies (1957-58). Since then, Pakistan has been a force to reckon with in International Cricket. The climax of Pakistan's achievements was achieved on 25th March, 1992, when it won the 5th Cricket World Cup held in Australia and New Zealand under the captaincy of Imran Khan.
Sr. No.:
2
Sports Name:
Fastest Century
Detail:
Shahid Afridi scored the fastest century in 37 balls against Sri Lanka at Nairobi (Kenya) on 4th October, 1996.
Sr. No.:
3
Sports Name:
Highest Individual Innings
Detail:
Saeed Anwar scored 194 runs against India at Madras on 21st May, 1997.
Sr. No.:
4
Sports Name:
Highest Number of Wickets
Detail:
Wasim Akram is the leading wicket-taker in one-day cricket with 502 wickets in 356 matches. (Average 23.52)
Sr. No.:
5
Sports Name:
Youngest Player
Detail:
Hassan Raza was 14 years and 233 days old on his Test debut against Zimbabwe at Quetta on 30th October, 1996.
Sr. No.:
6
Sports Name:
Youngest player to take 100 Wickets
Detail:
Saqlain Mushtaq became the youngest player to take 100 wickets in one-day cricket on 12th May, 1997 against Sri Lanka. He was only 20 years, 166 days old when he took his 100th Wicket.
Sr. No.:
7
Sports Name:
Asian Games
Detail:
Pakistan has won Asian Hockey title on eight occasions, i.e., 1958 (Tokyo), 1962 (Jakarta), 1970 (Bangkok), 1974 (Tehran), 1978 (Bangkok), 1982 (New Delhi), 1990 (Beijing) and 2010 (Guangzhou).
Sr. No.:
8
Sports Name:
Champions Trophy (Men)
Detail:
Pakistan has won Champions Trophy on three occasions in 1978 (Lahore), 1980 (Karachi) and 1994 (Lahore).
Sr. No.:
9
Sports Name:
Hockey
Detail:
Hockey is another game in which Pakistan has won many laurels at international level. Pakistan's achievements in Hockey competitions have been as under:
Sr. No.:
10
Sports Name:
Junior World Cup Hockey
Detail:
So far, Pakistan has succeeded in wining the Junior World Cup Hockey once in 1979 (Versailles-France).
Sr. No.:
11
Sports Name:
Olympic Games
Detail:
Pakistan has won Olympic Hockey title thrice at Rome (1960), Mexico City (1968) and Los Angeles (1984).
Sr. No.:
12
Sports Name:
World Cup
Detail:
Pakistan has won World Cup on the following four occasions: 1. In 1971 at Barcelona (Spain) 2. In 1978 at Buenos Aires (Argentina) 3. In 1982 at Bombay (India) 4. In 1994 at Sydney (Australia)
Sr. No.:
13
Sports Name:
British Open Championship:
Detail:
The following renowned Pakistani players have won British Open Championship on one or more occasions. 1. Hashim Khan 1950-1955 2. Roshan Khan 1956 3. Hashim Khan 1957 4. Azam Khan 1958-1961 5. Mohibullah Khan 1962 6. Qamar Zaman Khan 1975 7. Jahangir Khan 1982-1991 8. Jansher Khan 1992-1997
Sr. No.:
14
Sports Name:
Squash/Rackets
Detail:
Like Cricket and Hockey, Pakistan has figured prominently in Squash/Rackets. It has produced many World Champions in last 65 years.

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