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.

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.

No problem with Test cricket

Why is every one trying to make us believe Test cricket is dying, when it’s actually blooming?

Re-scripting the chase

Pakistan’s performance against England in the first two one-day internationals (ODIs) in Abu Dhabi has given an...

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...

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...

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,...

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...