S.M. Hussain

CRICKET: FIGHTING ON TWO FRONTS

CRICKET: FIGHTING ON TWO FRONTS

Shan Masood has faced criticism for almost all of his playing life, most of it for non-cricketing reasons. But after the grit... Published 30 Aug, 2020 08:35am
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 28 Jun, 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 31 May, 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 08 Mar, 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 10 Nov, 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 06 Oct, 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 15 Sep, 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 02 Dec, 2018 07:03am
THE SILENT ASSASSIN

THE SILENT ASSASSIN

Precision personified, Mohammad Abbas seems to be destined for great things in cricket Published 24 Jun, 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 15 Oct, 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 31 Jul, 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 04 Jun, 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 23 Oct, 2016 06:34am