Trending Pakistan's street cricket

Published July 7, 2014
The creative style to number the players in order.
#Numbering. — Photo by Asaad Bin Ajmal
The creative style to number the players in order. #Numbering. — Photo by Asaad Bin Ajmal
And with concrete blocks as wicket, the wicket keeper won’t try stumping.
#WoPatharLagaLo. — Photo by Asaad Bin Ajmal
And with concrete blocks as wicket, the wicket keeper won’t try stumping. #WoPatharLagaLo. — Photo by Asaad Bin Ajmal
Be there comes a bird, animal or even car for that matter, a Gali ka match never stops. #GaariParNaLagJae. — Photo by Asaad Bin Ajmal
Be there comes a bird, animal or even car for that matter, a Gali ka match never stops. #GaariParNaLagJae. — Photo by Asaad Bin Ajmal
All set, ready to bat. #BattaKiCallHai. — Photo by Asaad Bin Ajmal
All set, ready to bat. #BattaKiCallHai. — Photo by Asaad Bin Ajmal
The dramatic moment when you just have straight as a boundary.
#GharKiOutHai. — Photo by Asaad Bin Ajmal
The dramatic moment when you just have straight as a boundary. #GharKiOutHai. — Photo by Asaad Bin Ajmal
The craziness to play in Chappals and Jeans can only be found in Gali cricket.
#TapeTapeKaMatch. — Photo by Asaad Bin Ajmal
The craziness to play in Chappals and Jeans can only be found in Gali cricket. #TapeTapeKaMatch. — Photo by Asaad Bin Ajmal
Playing on streets might not give you a good cricketing sense but a brilliant road sense.
#LegKaLapaaru. — Photo by Asaad Bin Ajmal
Playing on streets might not give you a good cricketing sense but a brilliant road sense. #LegKaLapaaru. — Photo by Asaad Bin Ajmal
Who can forget those uncalled, unexpected timeouts.
#AuntyKoJaneDo. — Photo by Asaad Bin Ajmal
Who can forget those uncalled, unexpected timeouts. #AuntyKoJaneDo. — Photo by Asaad Bin Ajmal

Cricket has always been more than just a sport. A game, to halt every nation in the world, to define patriotism, to devote all the passion, to prove and to fight — a game of thrones.

Those who grew up in a country like Pakistan, know the alterations the game has adapted to survive, or rather innovate.

Street cricket is definition of a cricket loving nation for it has a very unique style, which must surely be documented, to tell the world: hey that’s how we roll!

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