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Living normally for a fortnight

It took 2,000 days, it took months of planning from the PCB and the security officials, it took a lot of money and resources, it took a city and a country desperate for international cricket. But what it...

Cricket Comes Home

I had always assumed over the last six years that cricket would return to Pakistan when the country was free from all violence. It was naive and Utopian, but perhaps that was a measure of what the attacks...

And then there were two

For all the talk of Hafeez, Fawad and even Wahab (together with the Pakistani equivalent of the Crazy Loony Party – the Shoaib Malik fanboys) the choice for the captaincy of the Pakistani ODI team was...

Pentangular Cup: a review

In the end the tournament actually mattered – if for nothing else but the inclusion of Sohail Khan, a nod by the Pakistan selectors (as admitted by Moin Khan) to the domestic game. The 2014/15...

Lose to Pakistan and become rich

My dear Indian friends, It is with great pleasure and no uncertain honour that I present to you this commemorative shawl, a crate of mangoes and our list of counter-offers for the great and humble nation...