World Cup 2003 : Broken Hearts and Dreams

Pakistan’s sad and yet deserved early exit from the World Cup 2003 was no surprise for me personally. Pakistan for the past six months had not put up any credible performance in the international arena. Heavy losses to Australia and South Africa were clear indicators of the impending doom. There … Read more

Shoaib Akhtar …. Furious not Fast

Pakistan’s express pace man Shoaib Akhtar said he was no longer interested in bowling faster. Just imagine if James Dean had said he was giving up screen stardom for slippers, a pipe and an armchair by the fire. Shoaib is speed. The man, with his powerful, low-centred frame, reeks of … Read more