World famous Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi, who had announced retirement from international cricket earlier in May this year, has now reversed his decision announcing his availability for the One Day Internationals (ODIs). A 31-year-old all-rounder, Mr Afridi, who has to his credit the world record for the fastest century off 37 balls, had quit the...
I wrote a blog post for Dawn on our World Cup exit. Check it out....
Almost everything that needs to be written about the World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka has been written − from Sachin Tendulkar’s dream of adding the most important piece of silver missing in his collection, to Muthiah Muralitharan riding triumphant into the sunset. The key word, of course, is almost. Otherwise I could...
After two weeks of the World Cup, we have had one big upset – Ireland upstaging neighbour and bitter rival England – but not a whole lot of excitement. But the stage is being set for better cricket ahead. India and Australia remain the only unbeaten sides and should easily make the quarter-finals. But is...
If a poor Christian woman can be convicted of blasphemy for saying her filthy Christian hands are clean enough to give someone else water, or a doctor can be arrested for blasphemy for throwing a business card with the name “Mohammed” in the trash, or an imam and his son can be arrested for blasphemy...
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