7 similarities between the 2015 and 1992 World Cup squad that you must know now

Don't forget, we won the 1992 World Cup


Our Correspondent March 07, 2015
Don't forget, we won the 1992 World Cup. PHOTO: PCB FACEBOOK

After Pakistan's win against South Africa, Team Green are now one step closer to clinching their place in the quarter-finals. A win against Ireland would guarantee them a spot in the next round of the World Cup. And since we are an optimistic bunch, for the most part at least, let's take a look at the similarities between our road to glory in 1992 and our journey so far in 2015.

Here are seven similarities between the 1992 and 2015 World Cup:

 



 


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Now he is the Prime Minister for the third time.

 


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Pakistan's captain today is Misbahul Haq Khan Niazi - and his native town is also Mianwali.

 


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They lost their first match to the West Indies by 10 wickets, then beating lowly-ranked Zimbabwe by 53 runs. In their 3rd match they scored 74 against England playing just 20 overs. Rain saved them when the match ended just 8 overs into England's innings (they had made 24/1).

 


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In this World Cup, Pakistan registered its first win - in its 3rd match- against Zimbabwe as well.

 


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He is none other than the chief selector Moin Khan. Today's match in the 2015 World Cup showed also that Pakistan has a wicketkeeper who can play crucial knocks.

 


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In 1992, the captain of the Pakistan cricket team was a few months short of 40

 


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COMMENTS (3)

Zohaib Hassan | 6 years ago | Reply We have also been paying for a person not hanged on 12/10/1999
Ifath | 6 years ago | Reply Even we lost against India and Windies also in 1992... Insha Allah hope this cornered tigers also have the same spirit to be as a champs!!!
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