Shaan Agha

Not our heroes

What is the difference between Rafael Nadal and Jahangir Khan?

When the tide turns

Khan’s transformation from a medium pacer into an express fast bowler could have really turned the corner for Pakistan.

Who would Gandhi have cheered for?

A united team could have been invincible. But would cricket in the region have been as richly fuelled with passion?

Will there be another encore?

In a country consumed by the powers of mysticism, absolute devotion can only stem from a miracle.

India's rise or cricket's fall?

In the cold winter of 1933, a Bentley silently paced through the jungle of Gwalior. The scintillating machine from...

There's a rhythm to winning

For the world's most inconsistent team, the last thing you want to tinker with too much is a settled combination.

Expecting more out of less

Are players with mediocre domestic batting records expected to improve their numbers at the international stage?

The fire that burns

When Misbah-ul-Haq launched into a ball from Robin Peterson and sent it sailing into the sight screen at the Sheikh...

Trying to find the right man

January 30th, 1999, Javed Miandad walks out in the balcony and waves at Shahid Khan Afridi to calm down. Miandad is...

Misbah's path

Whether he is slow death or Pakistan’s saviour, Misbah appears to be clearly aware of the approach that he has adopted.