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Is Afridi really to blame?

Lala's views on women are outdated and destructive, but we need to attack the issue, not the man.

  • @mediagag: there was a bit of Ozil against Gareth Barry about that Bale goal.
  • @mediagag: RT @eaamalyon: Suit and baseball cap combo is atrocious. Ronaldo should be stripped of Ballon d'Or
  • @mediagag: 11 of the last 12 Clasicos now have been drawn or decided by a single goal. #Parity
  • @mediagag: RT @Hamster41: Watching Cesc Fabregas's recent performances is like watching an old friend throw his life away by becoming a drug addict.
  • @mediagag: altho those last 5mins, particularly the Neymar chance, showed that when Barca play with intensity in the final third they're still the same
  • @mediagag: in a week Barca have let go of a treble. one 100m man scores the goal, other hits the post. matter of inches. & that'll define the narrative
  • @mediagag: RT @LaLigaLoca: Outrageous. Bale should be booked for leaving field of play without referee's permission.
  • @mediagag: RT @benlyt: Very good RT @SwannBorsellino Gareth Bolt
  • @mediagag: fuckin hell! Bale just went up to 11.
  • @mediagag: and Barca go down the other end and score. from a corner! Barca!

Why I won't be cheering for Shahid Afridi anymore

Mr Afridi, don't be in such a hurry to push the daughters of the nation into the kitchen, that's not all we do.

Is this the winning 11 Pakistan have been searching for?

Ironically, as Misbah seems to have lost his form, the rest of the team seemed to have regained theirs.

Is Pakistan suffering from 'observer effect'?

While Pakistani cricketers have disappointed, their observers have been just as bad.

Left in their tracks

"I confess that I wish Virat Kohli was a Pakistani and Shoaib Malik was an Indian."

Dreaming the dream team for Pakistan

A country of nearly 200 million is teeming with talent. We need 18-year-old men, not 30-something-year-old boys.

Srinivasan: Sunday-ke-Sunday

Master tactician and BCCI boss N. Srinivasan pulls another rabbit out of his hat, writes Amit Baruah.

Fix the fixers

After its response to the spot-fixing scandal, it seems the BCCI is only interested in protecting the IPL.

Welcome to the Indian Paisa League

As a cricketer, money and fame may come easy to you in India today. But, notoriety may not be far behind.

The star and his fan

Shahid Afridi played his cricket outside the realm of the game itself and inside the hearts of his fans.

The Quickening

Was there ever a time when Pakistan was actually able to successfully negotiate quality quick bowlers on a fast track?

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