Pakistan Sports Cricket

February 6, 2023 0 Comments

Pakistan is a cricket-obsessed nation, and the sport is by far the most popular in the country. Cricket is played everywhere, from the streets to the parks to the beaches. The Pakistan national cricket team has been very successful over the years, winning the Cricket World Cup in 1992 and reaching the final on three other occasions.

They have also been crowned champions of the ICC Champions Trophy on two occasions. Pakistan is currently ranked sixth in the world in Test cricket and seventh in ODI cricket. The Pakistani cricket team has always been blessed with talented players, many of whom have gone on to become legends of the game.

Names like Imran Khan, Javed Miandad, Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Shahid Afridi and Inzamam-ul-Haq are just some of those who have thrilled Pakistani fans over the years with their skill and flamboyance. Cricket means so much to Pakistanis that it often transcends tribal rivalries and regional differences. Whenever Pakistan plays India – its biggest rivals – or any other team for that matter, all of Pakistan unites behind its team.

Cricket matches between Pakistan and India are always hotly contested affairs and are followed closely by millions of fans on both sides of the border. Such is Pakistan’s love for cricket that even when other sports manage to capture imaginations – such as when hockey player Manzoor Hussain won gold at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics – it is still cricket that remains king.

Pakistan Sports Board Director

The Pakistan Sports Board (PSB) is the apex national body to oversee and develop sports in Pakistan. It is an autonomous body which was established through Presidential Ordinance No. XII of 1976.

The PSB functions under the Ministry of Inter-Provincial Coordination, Government of Pakistan. The Board is responsible for coordinating activities of various organisations in the field of sports and games in the country, and for laying down policies for development of sports.[1]

The Director General is the highest ranking officer at the Board, who reports directly to the Federal Minister for IPC. The current Director General PSB is Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera.[2]

Functions[edit] Pakistan Sports Board provides facilities and opportunities to Pakistani athletes to participate in international events like Olympic Games, Asian Games, Commonwealth Games and South Asian Games.[3] It also looks after preparation of venues, logistics and related arrangements for smooth conduct of these mega events inside Pakistan.

[citation needed] Other than that it also: • Encourages people from all walks of life to participate actively in sports activities;

• Organises training camps for players selected by National Selection Committees/ Panels; • Disburses grant-in-aid to National Federations/Associations out of its own resources as well as from those provided by Government; • Implements schemes/programmes approved by its Governing Body;

• Maintains liaison with International Sporting Bodies/Federations; • Undertakes construction / expansion / renovation / maintenance works on stadia / hostels etc.


The process of online registration for athletics game tournaments in Pakistan is simple and easy. All you need is an email address and a credit or debit card. You can find the link to the registration page on the Athletics Federation of Pakistan website.

The cost of registration is $5 per athlete. Once you have registered, you will receive an email confirmation with your login information.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *