Pakistan is one of the youngest of the Test playing countries, having played its first Test match in 1952. Over the years it has produced some of the most talented and exciting cricketers the world has ever seen. These have included the charismatic all-rounders Imran Khan and Wasim Akram: the `Little Master' Hanif Mohamed; Javed Miandad and the modern master Inzamam ul-Haq; Pakistan's first genuine cricketing hero Fazal Mahmood; the mesmerising leg-spinner, Abdul Qadir; and two of today's most exhilarating stars, Shoaib Akhtar and Shahid Afridi.
The Pakistani Masters profiles these players and many others; the informative and entertaining profiles being accompanied by superb photographs. Intertwined with the portraits of these outstanding players is the colourful story of Pakistan's turbulent history in international cricket with triumphs and controversies rapidly succeeding each other.