Rains mar Patron's Trophy (Grade I) sixth round
Rains mar Patron's Trophy (Grade I) sixth round

Rain and subsequent wet ground conditions marred the 6th round of Patron's Trophy Grade I tournament, as all four matches of this round ended in draws

Patron's Trophy Grade II: Bazid hammers magnificent ton as PWD takes first innings lead in the Final
Patron's Trophy Grade II: Bazid hammers magnificent ton as PWD takes first innings lead in the Final

The second-day honours in the final of the Patron's Trophy Grade II went to PWD's middle order batsman, Bazid Khan

PIA tumbled out for their lowest total in Patron's Trophy Grade I
PIA tumbled out for their lowest total in Patron's Trophy Grade I

Pakistan International Airlines batsmen did not help their cause to qualify for the final of Patron's Trophy Grade I competition after being skittered out for a paltry 95 in their first innings on the second day of the sixth-round match against

Sui Gas and PWD clash in four-day Final of Patron's Trophy Grade II
Sui Gas and PWD clash in four-day Final of Patron's Trophy Grade II

Pakistan Public Works Department won an emphatic victory in the last round of the Patron's Trophy (Grade II) tournament to edge past Pakistan Army in the point's table, reaching the final of the competition, where they meet Sui Gas, the winner of the

Fiery Ali Gouhar leads PIA to their first win in Patron's Trophy Grade I
Fiery Ali Gouhar leads PIA to their first win in Patron's Trophy Grade I

Ali Gouhar, the right-handed pace man, unleashed an exhibition of devastating fast bowling at the Shahi Bagh Stadium, Peshawar to help Pakistan International Airlines earn their first win in the Patron's Trophy (Grade I) competition

Army and PUGC earn convincing victories in Patron's Trophy (Grade II) sixth round
Army and PUGC earn convincing victories in Patron's Trophy (Grade II) sixth round

Pakistan Army trounced Pakistan Education Board by nine wickets to stay in contention for the final of the Patron's Trophy Grade II competition

Has the Rawalpindi Express ended his run?
Has the Rawalpindi Express ended his run?

He bowled just 17 overs in the five-match one-day series between Pakistan and New Zealand

Bankers prosper in Patron's Trophy (Grade I) fourth round
Bankers prosper in Patron's Trophy (Grade I) fourth round

Habib Bank, National Bank and Allied Bank earned convincing victories against Agricultural Bank, Wapda and Khan Research Laboratories, respectively, in the fourth round of the Patron's Trophy (Grade I) tournament, which ended yesterday at various

Patron's Trophy Grade II: Sui Gas maintain their supremacy after fifth round
Patron's Trophy Grade II: Sui Gas maintain their supremacy after fifth round

Sui Gas beat Pakistan University Grants Commission by a comprehensive margin of seven wickets to maintain their supremacy over the rest of the six teams after the fifth round of the Patron's Trophy (Grade II) competition

Patron's Trophy Grade I: Habib Bank on top after round three
Patron's Trophy Grade I: Habib Bank on top after round three

Patron's Trophy (Grade I) has seen through three rounds after which Habib Bank (HBL), having two wins to their credit from three matches, are at the top in the teams' standing with an aggregate of 25 points

Customs, Habib Bank, Agricultural Bank succeed in Patron's Trophy third round
Customs, Habib Bank, Agricultural Bank succeed in Patron's Trophy third round

The third round of the Patron's Trophy (Grade I) competition witnessed thumping victories for Pakistan Customs, Habib Bank, and Agricultural Bank, whereas the encounter between Allied Bank and Pakistan International Airlines ended in a draw after

Fourth round of Patron's Trophy (Grade II) offers stalemates
Fourth round of Patron's Trophy (Grade II) offers stalemates

All the four matches of the fourth round of the Patron's Trophy (Grade II) competition ended in draws, despite offering some fine performances, both with bat and ball, from the players of the participating teams

Patron's Trophy Grade II: PUGC beat PEB by seven wickets in the only decisive third-round encounter
Patron's Trophy Grade II: PUGC beat PEB by seven wickets in the only decisive third-round encounter

Pakistan University Grants Commission (PUGC) beat Pakistan Education Board (PEB) by seven wickets in the only decisive encounter of the third round of Patron's Trophy (Grade II) competition, played at the Punjab University New Campus ground, Lahore

Patron's Trophy Grade II: Bazid Khan hits magnificent 152* against Sui Gas on the first day of third round
Patron's Trophy Grade II: Bazid Khan hits magnificent 152* against Sui Gas on the first day of third round

Bazid Khan, the right-handed middle order batsman, hammered a classy 152 not out against Sui Gas to help Public Works Department (PWD) post a commanding 339 in their first innings on the first day of this three-day Patron's Trophy (Grade II)

The advent of Farhats
The advent of Farhats

I first saw him play in a Quaid-e-Azam Trophy (Grade I) match at the LCA ground for Lahore Blues against the visiting Karachi Blues

KRL clinch narrow victory over Customs in Patron's Trophy second round
KRL clinch narrow victory over Customs in Patron's Trophy second round

Yasir Arafat and Intikhab Alam shared a stand of 135 runs for the seventh wicket in demanding circumstances to set the pace for Khan Research Laboratories' narrow victory over Customs in the second round of Patron's Trophy (Grade I) tournament

Dutch women to visit Pakistan in April for seven ODI's
Dutch women to visit Pakistan in April for seven ODI's

The docile women cricket in Pakistan is about to get a real boost when the women cricketers from Holland arrive in the port city of Karachi on the 6th of April 2001

Patron's Trophy Grade II: Sui Gas and Pakistan Works Department register wins in second round
Patron's Trophy Grade II: Sui Gas and Pakistan Works Department register wins in second round

Sui Gas Corporation of Pakistan and Pakistan Works Department registered wins in their respective matches against Pakistan Army and Pakistan Education Board in the second round of the Patron's Trophy (Grade II) tournament, whereas the Pakistan Air

Drubbing at Christchurch: Some points to ponder
Drubbing at Christchurch: Some points to ponder

Before the start of the Pakistan-New Zealand one-day series, I had compared the respective talents as well as their recent records

First round Patron's Trophy matches all produce results
First round Patron's Trophy matches all produce results

Patron's Trophy, the second most premier tournament of Pakistan's domestic arena, has started with nothing less than a bang with all the four matches (of four-day duration each) of the first round yielding results well before their closing time