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Pakistan cricket greats cherish old memories at National Stadium Karachi

Former Pakistan all-rounders Wasim Akram and Shahid Afridi on Wednesday paid a visit to the newly installed honours board at the National Stadium Karachi (NSK), which took both the cricket stars down the memory lane.

The board installed at the NSK bears the names of local and foreign cricketers who have achieved major feats at the Notational stadium over the years.

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It has become somewhat of an attraction lately as international cricket has returned to Karachi after a long time with this ongoing Pak vs SL ODI series.

Shahid Afridi had a five-wicket haul against Australia in a Test match in 1998 which has earned him a place on the prestigious plank.

Meanwhile, the Sultan of Swing, has his name on both the boards for ODI and Tests match records.

Usman Shinwari became the seventh bowler to take an ODI five-wicket haul at the National Stadium Karachi.

Ramiz Raja also paid a visit to the NSK Honours Board! His name is there for scoring 113 runs against England in 1987 world cup match, which Pakistan won.


Saman Siddiqui

I am a freelance journalist, holding a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and an MS in Peace and Conflict Studies, associated with the electronic media industry since 2006 in various capacities. Here at OyeYeah, I cover a range of genres, from journalism to fiction to fashion, including reviews, and fact findings. 

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