Category Archive: Featured, Sports Sprit

Mr Priceless: Messi’s Next Big Challenge!

Mr Priceless: Messi’s Next Big Challenge!

What’s next? Millions are still wondering that what’s next for the little Argentine after his World Cup adventure. His 11th season for Barcelona has started; all previous in the Blaugrana jersey...
Lionel Messi: all in or nothing!

Lionel Messi: all in or nothing!

Diego Maradona – I can’t recall when was the first time I heard his name, but I am sure he was the first footballer I knew. Since my childhood, I have always heard my elders discussing Maradona...
Lisbon Awaits!

Lisbon Awaits!

Coming 24th May, Lisbon awaits for an all-Spanish finale. Estadio da Luz, home of Benfica is the venue. For the first time in 59 years of the European competition, the final will be fought between...
Being: Liverpool

Being: Liverpool

How can the script change? According to critics & analysts, Liverpool were not even supposed to finish in top four this term, then how come they are sitting on top of the table – with just...
Merry-go-round: La Liga Title Race 13/14

Merry-go-round: La Liga Title Race 13/14

For the first time since 2006/2007 season, La Liga has turned into a three horse race. That season is remembered for Junade Ramos’s Seville side throwing direct punches to Spanish powerhouses Real...
The Changing Face of English Premier League

The Changing Face of English Premier League

The course of English football was all set to evolve when Sir Alex Ferguson announced his retirement, after spending 27 years at United’s helm. Winds of change were breezing all over England....
Why Pepsi will always be my “Cricket drink”?

Why Pepsi will always be my “Cricket drink”?

Cricket – a sport that unites our nation irrespective of cast, class, religion or ethnicity. When it comes to cricket we’re not Sindhi, Punjabi, Baloch or Pathans, we’re all Pakistanis. And...
Roger Federer: The King of Tennis

Roger Federer: The King of Tennis

When the king gets old, the game of thrones is bound to take ugly turns. The once loyal subjects start tethering and doubting the decisions made by the king. What is the incentive to obey anyways...
Thank you, Afridi!

Thank you, Afridi!

Seventeen years ago, on this very day, Shahid Afridi scored the fastest ever ODI century, in just 37 balls, against Sri Lanka. It is a record that is still intact. Afridi, who was batting for the...
More records coming for Boom Boom

More records coming for Boom Boom

Shahid Afridi has lately been in talks before and after his successful Caribbean Tour. Shahid Afridi has always been in talks, sometimes for his boom boom performances and sometimes for his blunt...
Misbah ul Haq Deserves Praise

Misbah ul Haq Deserves Praise

Yes, it would not be wrong to pronounce Misbah-Ul-Haq, a grossly misunderstood person, player and captain. Without a doubt, he stands out being the most talked about cricketer today, for reasons more...
Manchester United: New manager, New Challanges

Manchester United: New manager, New Challanges

Manchester United won the Barclays Premier League 2012-2013 and marked the end of Sir Alex Ferguson’s magnificent 25 year career at Old Trafford. Soon after his departure from the club, David Moyes...
Time for ICC to Review its Review system

Time for ICC to Review its Review system

Recent incidents in the Ashes series over the use of technology have once again put the controversial Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) in a situation where its integrity is being questioned....
Speaking of Ashes

Speaking of Ashes

The Ashes Tournament stands to attest cricket’s deep reaching roots in the firm soil of history. Named after test matches between England and Australia, the history of Ashes smacks of pungent...
Confessions of a Cricket Junkie

Confessions of a Cricket Junkie

Before you read further, let me warn you, following are the ramblings of a heartbroken cricket junkie. I am no cricket Guru, nor do I intend on being labelled a keyboard captain. This is no post...
Look Beyond Mohammad Amir

Look Beyond Mohammad Amir

Pakistan’s current bowling resources are rated highly by many cricket pundits. How good or bad are the quality of available resources, there is  always room for improvement. To make this...
All-Star Softball game 2013

All-Star Softball game 2013

The 2013 Major League all-star will be played at Citi Feild Newyork on Tuesday. And here on the ground, we see the former Charmed star and actress Alyssa Milano holding her son Milo, before the...
Unsung Heroes of Cricket World

Unsung Heroes of Cricket World

The world of cricket has seen some of extraordinary talents that are duly registered in the annals of history. Some are alive in the hearts of the die-hard fans as  legends but others are...
Cricket Drought to Continue!

Cricket Drought to Continue!

The International Cricket Council has announced host countries of the next 18 ICC events, including 6 major events, from 2016 to 2023 with not a single event being given to Pakistan. According to...
POA vs Government: Players are the Ultimate Losers

POA vs Government: Players are the Ultimate Losers

The ongoing cold-war between Pakistan Olympic Association and the government-backed interim committee in POA has brought Pakistan on brink of suspension from International Olympic Committee (IOC)....
Champions Trophy Tour Diary, The mother of all disasters

Champions Trophy Tour Diary, The mother of all disasters

Edgbaston Cricket Ground: To write or not to write? With all honesty writing this piece is perhaps the most burdensome task I have had to carry out. I am clueless  as to what our cricketers might be...
Champions Trophy Tour Diary, 10th June

Champions Trophy Tour Diary, 10th June

Edgbaston Stadium, BIRMINGHAM: Leaving behind the narrow lanes, crowded streets, never ending traffic queues and the Victorian concrete jungle that we call London, it was a welcome change to step in...