…and now, it is ParanoidISTAN

Of late, the western media has developed a liking to christening Pakistan with catchy labels, and Pakistan seems to be more than happy to oblige. First it was Slakistan (a slack country because of its slack governance), then Darkistan (thanks to the mismanagement of electricity) and of course the highly … 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

Ijaz Butt and the Mockery of Pakistan Cricket

In how many ways can a sane, educated person, with a very basic knowledge of English, interpret the following statements: “I don’t see our players or teams taking part in the Champions League this year.” “Our future participation in the IPL and Champions League remains undecided but this year atleast … Read more