Category: Features

Boom Boom on & off the field – “Shahid Afridi Foundation”

Boom Boom on & off the field – “Shahid Afridi Foundation”

Boom Boom! On & Off the Field! To those who know cricket, know him. Not only has he defined cricket the way he plays it but has managed to enchant everyone with his style. Nothing about the manner he bats or even balls bespeaks ordinary. He is his own man and that is the reason why he has held so many […]

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Sachin and Warne’s men are all set for the first game

Sachin and Warne’s men are all set for the first game

Cricket All-Stars series 2015 is set and will kick off tomorrow in New York. This series is a part of the campaign to encourage cricket in Unites States of America. More than two dozen former international players are taking part in this series. All the three matches played will be of T20 format. The first two games will be played […]

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The death of Hughes changed our mentality – McCullum

The death of Hughes changed our mentality – McCullum

“What we learnt was that when you play without any of the pressures and expectations we normally put on ourselves, your skills can be properly expressed” New Zealand skipper, Brendon McCullum has revealed that the tragic death of Philip Hughes and its aftermath played a pivotal role in how the entire kiwi team went about in their cricket last year. […]

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Rafatullah, the world record holder who never made it to the national team

Rafatullah, the world record holder who never made it to the national team

Pakistan is a country super rich in sporting talent. From cricket to Kabaddi, to hockey, the nation has produced legend after legend in almost every recognized sport there is in this world. Hockey was Pakistan’s national sport ever since the birth of the country. To Pakistan, Hockey was like football is to Brazil. Hockey meant everything to the Pakistani supporters, […]

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Is Pakistan the greatest unsung hero of World Cricket?

Is Pakistan the greatest unsung hero of World Cricket?

In the last half decade, the men in green have been unbeaten at home, and have won more than half their away series. Now that right there is something commendable! A last gasp victory in the Dubai Test ensure team Pakistan got the much predicted victory over the Three Lions. A draw or a win in the final Test would […]

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Similarities between Yasir Shah and Lionel Messi

Similarities between Yasir Shah and Lionel Messi

Pakistan’s Messi or Argentina’s Yasir Shah? Nature is beautiful isn’t it? Just like animal species bear unbelievable resemblance to each other, humans can too. Yasir Shah is a 29 year old Pakistan leg spin bowler who made his International debut for Pakistan in 2014 against Australia. And boy did he burst on the scene in insane fashion! Many argue with […]

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Unbeliavable streaks in World Cup history

Unbeliavable streaks in World Cup history

Slide 1/11  Nerves got the better of Team Pakistan in the 2015 cricket world cup after their losing streak against India stretched to a humiliating 6-0. However, this 6-0 winning streak that the Indians possess, isn’t the most outstanding record for a team against any particular opposition in World Cup history. As they would say “Been there, done that”, other […]

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Grant Flower, an evident influence for Pakistan

Grant Flower, an evident influence for Pakistan

It has been 18 months since the former Zimbabwean batsmen joined Pakistan team and his hard work with the players is really paying off well. Pakistan team has achieved some distinct batting glories in the recent past thanks to Flower. Pakistan team averages 43 with the bat, the best amongst all other test playing nations. Pakistani batsmen have scored 30 […]

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Should womens teams be coached by females?

Should womens teams be coached by females?

Females in, Males out? Although it does seem highly likely to the human heart, that any internationalfemale player would fare well with the female game than a male would, but the answer to the question may not be as simple as many think it to be. Following the under par performance of the English team in the Ashes, the head […]

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Pakistan’s undefeated streak at Sheikh Zayed Stadium

Pakistan’s undefeated streak at Sheikh Zayed Stadium

The Invincibles! Pakistan might arguably be the most unpredictable team in the history of cricket, but nobody can take their class, ability and talent from them. In every era, in every age of cricket, Pakistan have seemed to located the necessary talent to fight at the very top of the food chain. Although the men in green have had their […]

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