Twenty-nine years in the past on today, Prime Minister Imran Khan, who was then the skipper of the nationwide cricket staff, started his marketing campaign for Pakistan’s world cup glory in 1992.
Much to the delight of Pakistan cricket followers particularly, the International Cricket Council (ICC) took to Twitter to submit an image of Imran Khan with different cricket captains.
PM Imran Khan may be seen sitting on a bench with the English captain to his proper and the Sri Lankan batsman standing behind him.
Pakistan performed their first match towards the West Indies on February 23, 1992, with the West Indies beating Pakistan comprehensively by 10 wickets.
Pakistan received their subsequent encounter towards Zimbabwe by 53 runs. The inexperienced shirts performed their subsequent match towards England, which ended with out yielding any end result simply as England was in a robust place.
On March four and March 8, Pakistan misplaced to India and South Africa respectively. However, a resurgent aspect led by Imran Khan defeated Australia, New Zealand and Sri Lanka of their subsequent consecutive matches.
Pakistan then proceeded to beat New Zealand twice within the remaining matches to qualify for the ultimate towards England.
Pakistan beat England by 22 runs within the closing to safe its solely world cup victory. Since then, the inexperienced shirts have solely as soon as certified for the ultimate underneath the management of former left-arm quick bowler Wasim Akram however by no means succeeded in clinching the trophy.