Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Naseem Shah's record five-for in 2nd Test helps Azhar Ali and Co celebrate homecoming with series win at Karachi
Teenager Naseem Shah became the youngest fast bowler to take a five-wicket haul in Test cricket history as Pakistan completed a winning comeback to Tests on home soil with a 1-0 series victory over Sri Lanka on Monday.
Pakistan vs West Indies: Karachi showed what it missed for 9 years by welcoming international cricket back with open arms
Karachi had waited nine years for this series to take place and they clearly made Pakistan proud and showed the world of cricket what it had been missing with the manner in which they applauded and appreciated good cricket being played at the National Stadium.
Pakistan vs West Indies: Visitors falter in first T20I but give host nation a moment it had been eagerly awaiting
The PCB's plan to restore international cricket in Pakistan has also been helped by the vast majority of overseas cricketers who featured in the PSL being willing to travel to Lahore and Karachi recently to take part in the play-off matches and the final.
The impact of good selections was as important as was Islamabad United's to win this tournament, but no one should under-estimate the guidance that the experienced Waqar Younis would have provided to his young wards.
PSL 2018: Islamabad United clinch 2nd title after beating Peshawar Zalmi in final as cricket returns to Karachi
The stands of Karachi's National Stadium roared with chants from a packed holiday crowd as international cricket returned to the Pakistani metropolis after a nine-year break with the final of country's Twenty20 league on Sunday.