Agha Zahid, the battle weary soldier of Pakistan cricket is back as the Chief Curator, a role which he previously resigned from in April 2020, following a 19-year stint in preparing some of the best pitches for both domestic and international cricket.
As the second-in-line amongst the five Mohammad brothers of international fame, who dominated Pakistan cricket for three decades, the death of 89-year old Raees Mohammad on February 14 in Karachi, draws curtain on one of the less fortunate cricketers of his time.
The passing away of Pakistan’s leading English cricket journalist Khalid H. Khan, a long-serving senior reporter at The Dawn Media Group in Karachi, on November 23, 2021, leaves behind a legacy of dedication, uprightness and to top it all a great advocacy of Pakistan domestic cricket.
The significance of Sri Lanka’s Vinothen John’s opening delivery to Pakistan’s Mohsin Khan at Sharjah on April 6, 1984 didn’t go amiss to either historians or the administrators of the game, for it was the beginning of a new chapter in international cricket.
The city of Karachi mourned the passing away of 84-year old Abdul Dyer, on a scale that befitted his stature. The man of jovial outlook, equally adored and respected in business, cricket and showbiz circles, breathed his last on July 13.
Nadeem Yousuf, an all-round cricketer of note in his days in the Pakistan domestic cricket, embodies restless energy that if channelled prudently could serve the game, he has devoted most of his 64 years to, with great results.