#CricketComesHome: International cricket returns to Pakistan after six years

Pakistan vs Zimbabwe cricket tickets

Have you ever imagined that there’ll be a day when Pakistan will be celebrating a cricket series vs Zimbabwe with so much enthusiasm, passion and anxiety? At least, I have never imagined this. But then, it wasn’t in my wildest dreams either that our cricket grounds have to be deserted … Read more

Ten Players To Watch In ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

cricket world cup 2015

The most awaited tournament of Cricket is here. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand starts from February 14. Here are some of top ranked players, from around the world, who will make their teams proud and possibly guide them to win the World cup. … Read more

Aleem Dar won ICC Umpire of Year Award 3rd time in a row

Adding another feather to his cap and once again defeating the best of the lot Pakistani Umpire Aleem Dar grabs the David Shepherd Trophy for ICC Umpire of the Year 2011. He has now won three consecutive ICC Umpire of the Year awards. Simon Taufel won it five times in … Read more

Cricket returns to Olympics. Howzat?

Cricket in Olympics 2012

More than hundred years ago a cricket tournament debuted at the 1900 Paris Olympics. The only match of the tournament was played between teams representing Great Britain and France, and was won by 158 runs by Great Britain. The scheduled competition at the 1904 Summer Olympics was cancelled at short … Read more

The Riddle of Zulqarnain Haider

BBC called him refugee cricketer, his team mates believe that his behavior is childish, while team manager Intikhab Alam and PCB officials feel that he is a psychopath. You have guessed it probably by now; I am talking about none other than Pakistan cricket team wicket keeper batsmen Zulqarnain Haider. … Read more

ICC suspends Pakistani trio over Spot fixing Allegations

International Cricket Council has suspended Salman Butt, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif

Eighteen years ago it was the Holy month of Ramadan when cricket brought an extravagant delight for the people of Pakistan as we had crowned World Champions for the first time. But now during the same month we’ve been facing the worst ever cricket corruption charges against few of our … Read more

Pakistan Cricket Gone for Good … Match Fixing Scandal!

Where the nation was yet recovering from the shock given by the performance of the boys in green in the ongoing test at Lords’, all focus has now shifted to the media reports coming out of England claiming that they have uncovered a match fixing scandal involving top Pakistani players. … Read more

Afro-Asian Nations defeat Howard by 6 wickets

I read about it yesterday and smiled, but the headlines in today’s ‘The AGE’ (one of Australia’s most popular newspaper) made me beam from ear to ear. Cricket World HUMILIATES former PM Yup, the emphasis on ‘Humiliates’ is intentional. Because that is exactly what it was, UTTER HUMILIATION. And rightly … Read more