Category Archive: Featured, Sports Sprit

Hafeez-Taufeeq Hunt in pairs

Hafeez-Taufeeq Hunt in pairs

Pakistan might not be the best team in the world but it has all the right ingredients to become one. It has Saeed Ajmal, who according to legendary English batsman Geoff Boycott, is the best spinner...
England vs Pakistan: Placing All Bets On Pakistan

England vs Pakistan: Placing All Bets On Pakistan

England and Pakistan are two top teams. Try comparing them in any aspect and the equilibrium will hit the middle mark each time
David Warner: the Metamorphosis

David Warner: the Metamorphosis

David Warner’s exceptional debut against South Africa in a T20 fixture where he scored 89 off 43 balls told the cricketing aficionados that maybe they were not going to miss the mighty...
The Expendables – My best ODI 11 for 2011

The Expendables – My best ODI 11 for 2011

What would life be without Cricket, and what would cricket be without the ODI’s? Miserable.  Ever since Australia and England locked horns in Melbourne for the first ODI on 5th January 1971, this...
PCB & Spot Fixing Cases

PCB & Spot Fixing Cases

The newly appointed chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Zaka Ashraf has landed himself in the first controversy that led the ruling body ICC to take him head on, on a very sensitive issue of...
R moXièxiè dàjiā – Thank you for coming

R moXièxiè dàjiā – Thank you for coming

“A friend is one who walks in when others walk out” -Walter Winchell.      Many would beat about but only one stood up to it. Brushing aside all fears, China once again proved...
Our Hockey Team’s Not-so-Impressive Performance

Our Hockey Team’s Not-so-Impressive Performance

Now with this much spending, Pakistan hockey team should have been stood in top 4 teams of the world, had the money...
Christian Sportsmen who Represented Pakistan

Christian Sportsmen who Represented Pakistan

Christian sportsmen enriched the tapestry of Pakistan sports by producing players of out-standing class, of vibrant style and of stunning performances. As Christians around the world celebrate the...
Pakistan T20 Series

Pakistan T20 Series

It has been a topsy turvy love affair between the Green Shirts and their fans, as the Green Shirts have gifted them .....
Pakistan Hockey: Are We Really Improving?

Pakistan Hockey: Are We Really Improving?

While we are still trying to digest the shameful seventh position at the Champions Trophy, our team manager, Khawaja Junaid cracks the mother of all jokes while saying he is satisfied with the...
World Series Hockey: It’s Time To Play For Money

World Series Hockey: It’s Time To Play For Money

World Series Hockey (WSH) is giving the game what it has historically missed…money. The battle between a hefty check and national pride has put world stars in quandary.     It’s like...
The Brilliant Sehwag

The Brilliant Sehwag

He scored his double ton in the 44th over of the game and got out in the 47th. Had he lasted the full quota of 50 overs....
Pakistan Cricket: A Review of this Years Performance

Pakistan Cricket: A Review of this Years Performance

2011 has definitely been a good year for Team Green..     Off the field, controversies continued to haunt them but on the field performance improved in all formats of the game.  ...
Go on Team, Take a Bow

Go on Team, Take a Bow

In a nation where the political scene is no less than a dramatic soap opera, we need something that can distract us from it all. We need something that can make our lives a little easier to get...
Is This The Best Pakistan Side Ever?

Is This The Best Pakistan Side Ever?

The way Pakistan played in the United Arab Emirates to defeat Sri Lanka was the best way to answer critics. People wrote the greenshirts off because they have had their share of controversies, but...
The Magic of Cricket Returns to Sharjah!

The Magic of Cricket Returns to Sharjah!

What’s it about Sharjah that turned a regulation cricket match into an endless carnival? This Sunday, when Shahid Afridi, celebrating his haul of five wickets and a sensational win over Sri Lanka...
The Mother of All Comebacks!

The Mother of All Comebacks!

He is the golden boy of Pakistan cricket. For 15 years, he has been making his country proud, and still Shahid Afridi has a long way to go. The all-star Pakistani gave one of the best performances of...
Thank God! It was Friday!

Thank God! It was Friday!

It was a former Sri Lankan cricketer Russell Arnold who said while doing commentary that it was impossible to beat Pakistan on a Friday. His words turned out to be true after Pakistan beat all odds...
Vinod Kambli: A Truth Too Late

Vinod Kambli: A Truth Too Late

Back at school I was taught there were four seasons in a year. Thanks to cricket, we now have a fifth and sixth as well. The fifth was in full swing during the 90’s when everyone wanted to bask in...
What Pakistan Must Do To Win!

What Pakistan Must Do To Win!

Pakistan lost the plot and the second one dayer against Sri Lanka during the ongoing series in United Arab Emirates. It was an eye-opening defeat for those who thought Sri Lanka was never ‘in it to...
Imran Khan: The Champion All Rounder

Imran Khan: The Champion All Rounder

Imran Khan is our equalizer. For a long while, he has been Pakistan’s sole beacon of pristine integrity on the international stage. He is a commoner’s compensation to incessant adversity. Post...
Shoaib Akhtar: Negligibly Yours

Shoaib Akhtar: Negligibly Yours

Last weekend, the sporting world had been abuzz with stories and controversies about Pakistani pacer Shoaib Akhtar’s autobiography, Controversially Yours. The book has made a lot of claims that are...