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A very well researched and thoroughly detailed account of the ...,
This review is from: Wounded Tiger: A History of Cricket in Pakistan (Kindle Edition)
A very well researched and thoroughly detailed account of the history of Pakistan cricket and the individuals and set of events that played an important role in making Pakistan cricket what it is. Peter Osborne has given particularly a lot of credit to the game to AH Kardar and Fazal Mahmood who were Pakistan's first test cricketers. There is also mention of how war in 65 with India and the civil war of 71 and its effects iincluding reference to an English team reluctant to tour Pakistan unless the Dacca test was called off to a pitch invasion by Bengali student protestors. The book also mentions Imran Khan's significant contribution to Pakistan cricket and the infighting which happened during Miandad's captaincy as well as the Shakoor Rana Mike Batting controversy. A must read, not just for Pakistani cricket fans, all cricket fans.