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Category Archives: World Cup 2015

Pakistan’s One-Day Blues

As Pakistan’s limited-over teams struggle to crack it in England, one must realise that the problem isn’t only about the lack of power hitters or bowling attacks. Or indeed Azhar Ali. In

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

Another Batting Debacle

Jamal Ahmad Pakistan has always been a more confident side when batting first and their solitary chance of victory in this World Cup seems to be to bat first and try to

Surrender at Adelaide

Kamran Wasti Match 1 Pakistan versus India Date February 15, 2015 Venue Adelaide Oval, Adelaide (Day/Night Match) Result India won by 76 runs   Pakistan’s last World Cup campaign ended with their

Sublime Kohli leads Pakistan’s rout

Jamal Ahmad Another World Cup. Another India-Pakistan match. Another Pakistan defeat. Any serious cricket follower, let alone a Pakistani fan, would get tired of the monotony of this trend. Not because of