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Monthly Archives: March 2015

Third Man Forever

Ghalib Malik Pakistan’s cricket history is spiced with the joys of celebrating shows of individual brilliance. More often than not it would happen in dire situations. More often than not these situations

Mohsin Khan’s Slow Demise

Kamran Wasti A West Indian Story When the West Indies began their 1992-93 tour of Australia, Dennis Lillee identified Dean Jones in his syndicated column as the one to go. This was

Tornado Touchdown

Kamran Wasti I ate my words for lunch on Saturday. Many years ago, I slowly learned to appreciate good cricket. Of course while I would want Pakistan to win, learning to define

Pakistan break South Africa jinx

Jamal Ahmad Pak v SAF March 7th 2015   Sarfraz Ahmad’s all round game was the key difference as Pakistan humbled South Africa in a World Cup encounter for the first time.

On Trial in Eden

Kamran Wasti It is strange how Pakistan’s two wins against two of the weakest teams in the tournaments are triggering a change in expectations. In reality, they will only serve to camouflage

Pakistan register much needed win

Jamal Ahmad Pak v UAE March 4th 2015   Pakistan’s batting lineup finally got going in a match they had to win and win big. Misbah lost the toss yet again. He

Pakistan live to fight another day

Jamal Ahmad Pak v Zimbabwe – March 1st 2015 If anyone was under the impression that Pakistan would effortlessly turn things around against the modestly rated Zimbabweans, they were mistaken. Pakistani openers