Twenty-nine years in the past on this present day, 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.
A lot to the delight of Pakistan cricket followers specifically, the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) took to Twitter to submit an image of Imran Khan with different cricket captains.
PM Imran Khan could 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 in opposition to the West Indies on February 23, 1992, with the West Indies beating Pakistan comprehensively by 10 wickets.
Pakistan gained their subsequent encounter in opposition to Zimbabwe by 53 runs. The inexperienced shirts performed their subsequent match in opposition to England, which ended with out yielding any end result simply as England was in a robust place.
On March 4 and March 8, Pakistan misplaced to India and South Africa respectively. Nonetheless, a resurgent facet 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 in opposition to England.
Pakistan beat England by 22 runs within the ultimate to safe its solely world cup victory. Since then, the inexperienced shirts have solely as soon as certified for the ultimate beneath the management of former left-arm quick bowler Wasim Akram however by no means succeeded in clinching the trophy.