Category Archives: Karachi Sports

Jack Britto

by Menin Rodrigues  

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Dr. Michael J. Rodrigues

By Menin Rodrigues  Dr. Rodrigues was a 1964 graduate of Dow Medical College.

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Pakistan Hockey – An Obituary

  By Menin Rodrigues First Pakistan Team 1948 Pakistan v/s Australia 1960 Rome Olympics KARACHI: 25 June 2015 – It is heart-breaking for me to write the last rites of Hockey in Pakistan. It died on a warm and sunny … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s School Cricket Team 1944-45

A PAGE FROM KARACHI HISTORY: St. Patrick’s High School, Saddar, Karachi Cricket Team in 1944-45 was Winner of the Rubie Shield for the Fifth Year in succession. This photo is courtesy of Patrician John “Pompie” Gois.  Goes to show a … Continue reading

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22nd NOVEMBER AND CRICKET

22nd November and Cricket By  Dr. Sohail Ansari  1935 The first ever international cricket match in what is Pakistan today was held in Karachi on November 22, 1935 between Sindh and Australian cricket teams. It was seen by 5,000 Karachiites … Continue reading

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That’s What He Was!

That’s what he was, is and probably be for Pakistan, now that he is the Prime Minister! BY Menin Rodrigues July 30, 2018 – Arjuna Ranatunga’s team was in Karachi for the 1985-86 series, cricket fever was high and folks here … Continue reading

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Karachi and Cricket

By Amin H. Karim Photo courtesy of Menin Rodriguez. Correction:  the player marked Aftab Baluch is actually Talat Mirza. Raquibul Hassan is actually Abdul Raquib. Photo courtesy of Menin Rodrigues and tagged with the help of Dr. Salman Faridi. Pakistan … Continue reading

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