The Man of the Match was Babar Azam with his unbeaten 101, as he was roared on by the sea of green which had engulfed all parts of the stadium. For young Pakistani players like Babar, it was their first experience of playing in front of a home crowd for their national team.
The eyes of over a billion people were on Old Trafford as the India defeated neighbours Pakistan in their much anticipated clash at the Cricket World Cup.
In a fascinating Cricket World Cup encounter in Taunton, Australia defeated Pakistan by 41 runs.
This was a completely different Pakistan team to the one who faced West Indies. They looked fearful against the West Indies. They looked fearless against England.
In a meeting of two of the competitions’ most unpredictable teams, the West Indies clinically dismantled Pakistan at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, on Day 2 of the Cricket World Cup.
The captain of the Pakistan national cricket team, Sarfaraz Ahmed said that he was proud to wear the national dress known as the shalwar kameez, while visiting the Queen at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday 29th May 2019.
How will Pakistan do at this year's Cricket World Cup in England? Well, Charles Darwin wrote A Tale of Two Cities. So let this piece be known as A Tale of Two Teams.