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CRICKET: GROWING INTO HIS ROLE

CRICKET: GROWING INTO HIS ROLE

Bazid Khan may not have succeeded as a Test player but, as a cricket commentator, he seems to be gradually getting...

Published Jun 28, 2020 06:56am
CRICKET: THE RETURN OF BALL TAMPERING?

CRICKET: THE RETURN OF BALL TAMPERING?

There’s a debate going on in the cricketing world about perhaps allowing the use of artificial substances to shine a cricket ball in the post-coronavirus world...

Published May 31, 2020 01:36pm
CRICKET: THE LEFTIE FROM NAWABSHAH

CRICKET: THE LEFTIE FROM NAWABSHAH

Though still untested in the longer version of the game, the 33-year old left-arm spinner Kashif Bhatti has been

Published Mar 08, 2020 07:21am
CRICKET: THE NEW BALL CHALLENGE

CRICKET: THE NEW BALL CHALLENGE

It is not easy for any batsman in the world to open the batting on Australia’s bouncy and pacy tracks. Pakistani

Published Nov 10, 2019 06:57am
CRICKET: THE COLOUR OF CHERRIES

CRICKET: THE COLOUR OF CHERRIES

Red, white, orange, yellow and pink. Over the years, cricket administrators have experimented with the colour

Published Oct 06, 2019 07:02am
REST IN PEACE ‘BAU’

REST IN PEACE ‘BAU’

Last Friday night, as I scrolled through my Twitter timeline I came across a dreadful tweet which ended with the...

Published Sep 15, 2019 07:02am
CRICKET: THE HIDDEN DEMONS

CRICKET: THE HIDDEN DEMONS

Depression is a serious illness. A sizeable number of cricketers suffer from it too. It’s time people around them, and

Published Dec 02, 2018 07:03am
THE SILENT ASSASSIN

THE SILENT ASSASSIN

Precision personified, Mohammad Abbas seems to be destined for great things in cricket

Published Jun 24, 2018 07:07am
INTERVIEW: KEEPER OF THE ARTS

INTERVIEW: KEEPER OF THE ARTS

Jack Russell opens up on his love for Peshawar, his unorthodox batting stance, and missing out on a hundred on debut

Published Oct 15, 2017 07:04am
CRICKET: WIDE OFF THE CREASE

CRICKET: WIDE OFF THE CREASE

Not all Pakistani pace merchants hit fame. Here are some who faded away without blooming

Updated Jul 31, 2017 04:52pm
CRICKET: THE FORGOTTEN HEROINE

CRICKET: THE FORGOTTEN HEROINE

A trailblazer and world record-holder to boot, Kiran Baluch was destined to do big things for Pakistan. But suddenly,

Published Jun 04, 2017 07:27am
Reluctant fundamentalists

Reluctant fundamentalists

Playing Test matches in deserted stadiums in the UAE is nothing new for Pakistan’s cricketers. Even before our home

Published Oct 23, 2016 06:34am
‘Simply marvellous’

‘Simply marvellous’

Today marks exactly one year since the cricket world lost the iconic Richie Benaud

Published Apr 10, 2016 06:30am