Ironically, as Misbah seems to have lost his form, the rest of the team seemed to have regained theirs.
While Pakistani cricketers have disappointed, their observers have been just as bad.
"I confess that I wish Virat Kohli was a Pakistani and Shoaib Malik was an Indian."
A country of nearly 200 million is teeming with talent. We need 18-year-old men, not 30-something-year-old boys.
Master tactician and BCCI boss N. Srinivasan pulls another rabbit out of his hat, writes Amit Baruah.
After its response to the spot-fixing scandal, it seems the BCCI is only interested in protecting the IPL.
As a cricketer, money and fame may come easy to you in India today. But, notoriety may not be far behind.
Shahid Afridi played his cricket outside the realm of the game itself and inside the hearts of his fans.
Was there ever a time when Pakistan was actually able to successfully negotiate quality quick bowlers on a fast track?