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World Cup History: 5 sparkling performances that bit the dust.

World Cup History: 5 sparkling performances that bit the dust.

It’s a common belief that victory brings fame and riches. People would argue that history only reserves space for performances that fetch laurels, and rightly so. Putting his weight behind this...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Pakistan Cricket: Where is the Talent?

Pakistan Cricket: Where is the Talent?

  The poor show of Pakistani batsmen in Champions Trophy has raised some serious questions about the so-called talent, as we always claim to have, in Pakistan. Besides Nasir Jamshed and skipper...
Champions Trophy 2013 Tour Diary

Champions Trophy 2013 Tour Diary

It’s amazing to be in London, the city of dreams, the city of heritage, the city of diverse cultures and the once proud headquarters of cricket. But the biggest reason to smile being here is a...
Five slips that cost Pakistan the Cup

Five slips that cost Pakistan the Cup

 The ICC champions’ Trophy is one piece of silverware that has eluded Pakistan from its inception. Let’s be true to ourselves, Pakistan take every single ODI tournament very seriously and...
The Lame Game Of The Champions!

The Lame Game Of The Champions!

Congratulations to Team India for the 8 wicket win over Australia and leading the series with 1-0. Having said that, India has once again disappointed every cricketing fan, who supports the fair game...
The Giant from Gaggu Mandi

The Giant from Gaggu Mandi

  Fast bowling  is typically, about bowling fast, clocking above 90 mph, hitting the deck as fast as you can and either bowling out the batsman or getting him LBW. It carries with it an idea...
Let’s Blackmail Bangladesh

Let’s Blackmail Bangladesh

They want us to apologize for 1971, us? What do they think of them selves? They may perhaps be the ones to cook up schemes to divide the biggest Muslim country of the world. Since 1947 we never ever...
From Cricket Ground To Snooker Table

From Cricket Ground To Snooker Table

The World cup we waited so long to lift has been finally raised not by our cricket team but by snooker champion Muhammad Asif !   Our national cricket team is making headlines for controversies...
What is Behind Smoke Screen?

What is Behind Smoke Screen?

My point is that Pakistan’s representation in Big Bash T20 Tournament was already limited to only three players and due to PCB inconsistent and inapprehensible policies two key players of Pakistani...
Our Faulty Selection Criteria

Our Faulty Selection Criteria

We often hear from cricket experts that Pakistan is blessed with immense Cricket Talent; however the performances of the team sometime does not reflect so. The reason lies behind the poor selection...
Open Letter To The ICC

Open Letter To The ICC

Dear Mr. President,   This is to condemn the committee appointed for the selection of players in different categories in the ICC awards for the year 2012. As you are already aware the Pakistan...
For the Love of Cricket

For the Love of Cricket

Watching cricket and playing on streets, grounds and at the chaat (top portion) of our homes was something, which was very common denominator in every kid around us. It was something without which...
Can the New-look Pakistan Side-Defeat Sri Lanka?

Can the New-look Pakistan Side-Defeat Sri Lanka?

New captain, new kit and new T20 venue … Pakistan cricket team will take the field against Sri Lanka tonight with everything new. But does that mean that Sri Lanka will have the upper hand...
The Forgotten Heroes of Pakistan Cricket

The Forgotten Heroes of Pakistan Cricket

Let us switch back to our favorite sport, we all so very much love and adore –yes what else it can be other than cricket! There was once a common trend among teams, that they maintained faith and...
Don’t Blame Bangladesh Team

Don’t Blame Bangladesh Team

We did so much for you, we helped you get the test status. We were the first test team that you were able to beat in an ODI. We even sent our players to your premier league. We told you time and...