Dawn News

Shoaib Naveed

Afridi — Losing his drift

To the casual eye, it may seem like Afridi is just 'sad' like Ronaldo. But there is a genuine problem that is affecting his performance. Published Sep 19, 2012 05:03pm

Exclusive: “I picked you to bowl fast”

Much has been said about Bolt’s admiration of Waqar Younis but it is a little-known fact that Younis himself was a sprinter to start off with. Published Aug 28, 2012 03:28pm

No problem with Test cricket

Why is every one trying to make us believe Test cricket is dying, when it’s actually blooming? Published Jun 25, 2012 11:11am

Misbah must give Pakistan its best shot

First thing first ...  congratulations Team Misbah on following up on Moin Khan’s side of 2000 and bringing home the... Published Mar 27, 2012 04:14pm

Re-scripting the chase

Pakistan’s performance against England in the first two one-day internationals (ODIs) in Abu Dhabi has given an... Published Feb 16, 2012 06:03pm

Pakistan's doosra

I must, humbly, admit that I was never a big fan of Abdur Rehman. Having grown up emulating the likes of Mushtaq... Published Jan 30, 2012 12:41pm

Demystifying the Saeed Ajmal anomaly

The English batsmen's failure to read Ajmal’s length more than anything else should be their biggest cause for... Published Jan 20, 2012 12:18pm

The perils of imitating Shane Warne

Richie Benaud, the celebrated leg spinner also known for his legendary one-liners in the commentary box, once said,... Published Dec 27, 2011 10:43am

Let the star shine

WACK! The ball met the middle of a swivelling blade and deposited itself beyond the empty stands on the mid-wicket... Published Dec 16, 2011 08:05am