Pakistan National Shipping Corporation were a Pakistani first-class cricket team sponsored by the Pakistan National Shipping Corporation. They played in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy and the Patron's Trophy between 1986-87 and 1999-2000.

Playing record

They played 111 first-class matches, with 26 wins, 33 losses and 52 draws.[1] They reached the semi-finals of the Patron's Trophy in 1986-87, 1992-93 and 1995-96, and of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy in 1989-90.

Leading players

Main article: List of Pakistan National Shipping Corporation cricketers

Sajjad Akbar played 107 matches for Pakistan National Shipping Corporation, scoring 4088 runs at an average of 30.28,[2] taking 379 wickets at 26.60,[3] and captaining the side from 1993-94 to 1996-97. He had the side's best bowling figures – 9 for 59 in the first innings and 15 for 122 in the match – in the victory over Karachi in 1987-88.[4] His predecessor as captain, Amin Lakhani, led the side from 1986-87 to 1992-93, playing 58 matches and taking 244 wickets at 26.42.[5]

The highest score was 160, by Sohail Jaffar against National Bank of Pakistan in 1992-93.[6] In 61 matches for Pakistan National Shipping Corporation he scored 3479 runs at 35.86.[7]

References

  1. ^ Pakistan National Shipping Corporation playing record
  2. ^ Sajjad Akbar batting by team
  3. ^ Sajjad Akbar bowling by team
  4. ^ Karachi v Pakistan National Shipping Corporation 1987-88
  5. ^ "First-class Bowling for Each Team by Amin Lakhani". CricketArchive. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  6. ^ National Bank of Pakistan v Pakistan National Shipping Corporation 1992-93
  7. ^ Sohail Jaffar batting by team