Mirza Ali becomes first Pakistani to scale seven summits in seven continents
Mountaineer Mirza Ali has become the first Pakistani to scale seven summits in seven continents.
According to the Alpine Club Pakistan, Ali achieved the feat after successfully climbing Mount Everest on Wednesday. He scaled the mountain at 2:16am, to become the first Pakistani to climb seven summits in seven continents.
Ali is the brother of Samina Baig, the first Pakistani woman to climb Mount Everest.
Col (retd) Abdul Jabbar Bhatti is the fourth Pakistani to successfully scale Mount Everest. He achieved this remarkable feat in May 2017. He is also the first Pakistani from Punjab to scale Mount Everest.
The other three Pakistanis Nazir Sabir, Hassan Sadpara and Samina Baig to climb Mount Everest belong to the Gilgit-Baltistan region.
Nazir Sabir climbed Mount Everest in 2000, becoming the first Pakistani to do so. Hassan Sadapara who passed away in 2016 climbed the world’s highest peak in 2011. Samina Baig the first Pakistani woman ...
Pakistan cricket team shares their hopes for World Cup
The Pakistan cricket team’s jersey has been unveiled and the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is set to begin from May 31. Pakistani players are excited and share their thoughts on wearing the team jersey, hopes and expectations from the World Cup.
Sarfaraz Ahmed – Captain
“The World Cup is an event from where people become heroes. We will try to perform well for Pakistan so people remember us in good words”
“Whenever you wear the Pakistan kit you have proud feelings. This is something which is difficult to describe in words, but I am feeling proud and all I want to do is to do well for the country.”
“Obviously it was a proud feeling. I pray that winning the World Cup which is missing from my career is fulfilled.”
Shaheen Shah Afridi
“Last year I played the under-19 World Cup and after that played in all ...
Pakistan unveil official World Cup 2019 kit
The official kit of the Pakistan cricket team for the World Cup 2019 has been released.
The Pakistan Cricket Board took to Twitter to release pictures of the World Cup kit, the Pakistan cricket team will be donning at this year’s tournament in England.
Pakistan begin their World Cup campaign against West Indies on May 30 ay Trent Bridge in Nottingham.
Pakistan's World Cup Squad
Sarfaraz Ahmed (wicketkeeper and captain), Asif Ali, Babar Azam, Wahab Riaz, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Shoaib Malik
Pakistan's World Cup Schedule:
Pakistan vs West Indies: Friday 31 May, 14:30 PST (9:30 GMT) – Venue: Trent Bridge, Nottingham
Pakistan vs England: Monday 3 June, 14:30 PST (9:30 GMT) – Venue: Trent Bridge, Nottingham
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Friday 7 June, 14:30 PST (9:30 GMT) – Venue: Bristol Country Ground, Bristol
Pakistan vs Australia: Wednesday 12 June, 14:30 PST (9:30 GMT) – Venue: The Country Ground, Taunton
Pakistan vs ...