Pakistan Railways cricket team


Pakistan Railways cricket team

Pakistan Railways cricket team were a Pakistani first-class cricket side who played in the Patron's Trophy and Quaid-i-Azam Trophy. They were based in the city of Lahore and sponsored by Pakistan Railways.

In December 1964 Railways set a new first-class cricket record for the greatest winning margin in a match. Batting first they made 6 for 910 declared and then bowled their opponent Dera Ismail Khan out for 32 and 27 to win by an innings and 851 runs. [http://www.cricketarchive.com/Archive/Scorecards/27/27171.html] .

The team's most successful season came in 1973-74 when they took out both trophies in a side captained by Arif Butt. Other Pakistani internationals in the side included Saleem Pervez, Mohammad Nazir.

Honours

* Patrons Trophy(2)
* 1960-61
* 1973-74

* Quaid-i-Azam Trophy(2)
* 1972-73
* 1973-74

External links

* [http://content-aus.cricinfo.com/pakistan/content/story/261458.html Cricinfo]


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