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|1947||Pakistan came into existence.|
|1948-9||First tour to Pakistan, by West Indies. The one unofficial Test was drawn. Pakistan undertook first away tour, to Ceylon: won both unofficial tests.|
|1949||May 1: Board of Control for Cricket in Pakistan formed.|
Cricket in Pakistan Annual first issued -- two more issues, 1951 and 1954. Ceylon undertook tour to Pakistan: lost both unofficial tests.
|1949-50||First tour to Pakistan by Commonwealth team. The one unofficial test was drawn.|
|1950-1||Karachi: the Pentangular Tournament revived for first time since partition.|
|1951-2||First tour by M.C.C. to Pakistan: drew one and lost the other unofficial test.|
|1952||Pakistan admitted to Imperial Cricket Conference. The first of eight tours to the U.K. undertaken by the Pakistan Eaglets, teams of young Pakistani cricketers sent on tour for experience.|
|1952-3||First tour to India by Pakistan: won one and drew two Tests. Also visited Burma.|
|1953-4||Pakistan Services team visited Ceylon. Quaid-e-Azam Trophy instituted: first winners, Bahawalpur.|
|1954||First tour by Pakistan to U.K.: won one, lost one and drew two Tests.|
First match between Pakistan and Canada: Pakistan won.
|1954-5||First tour by India to Pakistan: all five Tests drawn.|
First appearance of a team from East Pakistan in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy.
|1955-6||Second tour by M.C.C. -- an A team: won one, lost two and drew one of the unofficial tests.|
First tour by New Zealand to Pakistan: lost two and drew one Test.
|1956||Pakistan team toured East Africa under the name of Pakistan Cricket Writers: it included Test and other first-class players. Lost only unofficial test v. E. Africa. First Australian team to Pakistan: lost the only Test.|
|1958||First tour by Pakistan to West Indies: won one, lost three and drew the other Test. Also visited Bermuda, Canada and U.S.A.|
|1958-9||Second tour by West Indies to Pakistan: won one and lost two Tests. World record first-class innings of 499 compiled by Hanif Mohammad for Karachi v. Bahawalpur.|
|1959-60||Second tour by Australians to Pakistan: won two Tests and drew the other. Matting wickets henceforth prohibited in Quaid-e-Azam Trophy matches.|
|1960-1||Second tour by Pakistan to India: all five Tests drawn.|
Pakistan Eaglets undertook tour to Ceylon and Malaya.
Ayub Zonal Trophy instituted: first winners, Railways--Quetta.
|1961-2||Third tour by M.C.C. to Pakistan: won one and drew two Tests.|
|1962||Second tour by Pakistan to U.K.: lost four Tests and drew the other.|
|1963-4||Second tour by Commonwealth team to Pakistan: drew all three unofficial tests.|
|1964||Third tour by Australians to Pakistan: drew the only Test.|
Pakistan International Airways team, consisting solely of Test and other first-class players, toured East Africa: beat Invitation XI at Mombasa (virtually Combined E. Africa.
|1964-5|| Pakistan record first-class score of 910 for six wickets declared made by Railways v. Dera Ismail Khan.|
First tour by Pakistan to Australia (drew only Test) and to New Zealand (drew all three Tests).
Pakistan A team visited Ceylon and drew only unofficial test.
|1965||Second tour by New Zealand to Pakistan: lost 2 and drew the other Test.|
|1966||First Official Cricket Annual, issued by Pakistan Cricket Board of Control, covering 1964-5 (also first cricket annual issued by a governing body).|
|1966-7||Second tour by Ceylon to Pakistan: lost all three unofficial Tests.|
|1967||Third tour by Pakistan to U.K.: three five-day Tests to be played.|
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