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Ishq, Ibadat aur Pakistan

I often think about the love that this land has given birth to: Heer Ranjha, Sohni Mahiwal, Sassi Punno, Mirza Sahiba. These were tragic romances, there was separation, pain and loss. Maybe all great...

Cornered again, champions again

To say that Pakistan have come a long way from that defeat at Edgebaston would be an understatement of grave proportions. Pakistan have not come a long way. Pakistan have transformed. A team that set foot...

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...