World T20 2014 preview and predictions

It’s back for the fifth time. The World T20 2014 will be defended by the West Indies and hosted by Bangladesh. It’s a slightly bigger tournament this time out, and slightly longer as a result. Mercif...

Test cricket remains the heart of cricket

The world’s attention will soon revert to the razzmatazz of T20 cricket with the World T20 and IPL imminent, but Test cricket continues to show why it is the most revered format of the game and why i...

Team of the year 2013

Happy 2014 to you all! With the New Year having just been ushered in, we thought we’d have a quick glance back at the old and select our team of the year from 2013. The selection is made, as usual, s...

Modern bowling requires traditional techniques

The constant changing of rules in limited overs cricket has made life for bowlers quite difficult; there is absolutely no margin for error. If a bowler bowls the ball slightly outside leg stump, it w...

Grays or Kookaburra: choosing the right ball

Cricket is a game of gentlemen and there are three things necessary to play the game; a bat, a ball and a wicket. These items can be fashioned out of anything and, in Pakistan, people say that if Pak...

Where has the talent gone in Pakistan?

There is no doubt that Pakistan still has some amazing talent, whether it is with ball or bat. But, you just cannot compare any of the current crop to Pakistan’s legends of yesteryear. Players like W...