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The Defining Decade: 1991 - The Year of Aqib Javed's Hat-Trick
In our 'Defining Decade' series, we look back at each year of the 1990...
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Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 2021/22: Problems at the Halfway Stage
The first half of the tournament in Punjab has come to an end; 14 of the 15 matches have ended up as draws.
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Bangladesh vs. Pakistan 2021: T20I Series Preview
The two sides will face off in three T20Is at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka.
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From Number One to What Have You Done
A few thoughts on the Pakistan vs. Australia 2021 T20 World Cup semi-final...
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How Can Pakistan Counter Australia’s Batters In The T20 World Cup Semi-Final?
Pakistan face Australia in the 2021 T20 World Cup Semi-Final, hoping to make it 6 wins in 6 games at the tournament.
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"Watch out, everyone. Pakistan have a finisher" – Asif Ali's Journey
Asif Ali announced himself on the world stage with epic finishes in the World Cup against New Zealand and Afghanistan.
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Familiar Foes Face Off: 5 Memorable Pakistan vs. New Zealand Encounters
Ahead of the T20 World Cup clash between Pakistan and New Zealand, we look back at 5 famous T20Is between the 2 sides.
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Dil Dil Pakistan and the Fairy-Tale Start to the World Cup
Pakistan decimated India with an all-round performance of epic proportions, ending their World Cup heartbreaks.
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How Can Pakistan Get the Best Out of Haris Rauf in the T20 World Cup?
The fast-bowler from Rawalpindi is in Pakistan's squad for the T20 World Cup and is likely to play a crucial role.
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How Did Pakistan Win the 2009 T20 World Cup?
A retroactive analysis of Pakistan's World T20 win through modern numbers ft. some interesting tactical decisions.
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National T20 Cup 2021: Grassroots Cricket Team of the Tournament
After the culmination of the exciting tournament, we outline our favorite XI and the logic behind the selections.
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Understanding Mohammad Hasnain: Jack of all Phases, Master of None
Despite being just 21, the speedsteer has more than 2 years of T20 experience. What does he bring to a bowling attack?
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National T20 Cup 2021: Team Previews
The 2021 edition of the tournament gets underway September 23, with Pakistan's T20 World Cup squad participating.
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"Inequality, Lack of Respect" – Wasim Khan's Press Conference on New Zealand's Pullout
The PCB Chief Executive spoke to the media after New Zealand abandoned their 2021 tour of Pakistan.
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The Story of Shan Masood: The One-Day Player
The left-hander has one of the highest List A averages ever, but he isn't in the Pakistan ODI team. Why?
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Pakistan vs. New Zealand ODI Series Preview
The Black Caps have returned to the country after 18 years, with the first of 3 ODIs to be played on Sep 17, 2021.
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Ramiz Raja Outlines His Vision as PCB Chairman
The former cricketer and captain spoke at a press conference after being elected as PCB Chairman for a 3-year term.
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From Waqar Younis to Mickey Arthur to Misbah-ul-Haq – The Story of Pakistan's Last 3 Head Coaches
Misbah-ul-Haq recently stepped down as Head Coach with one year remaining on his contract.
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Seven Players Who Missed Out on Selection for the 2021 T20 World Cup
Chief Selector Mohammad Wasim announced a 15-man Pakistan squad alongside three reserves for the world event.
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Pakistan Announce Squad for 2021 T20 World Cup
The squad is led by captain Babar Azam with Shadab Khan to be his deputy.
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Pakistan Squad Overview: ODIs vs. New Zealand
Chief Selector Mohammad Wasim has announced a 20-man squad for the upcoming three ODIs against the Black Caps.
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Southern Punjab’s New Recruits
Ahead of the 2021/22 domestic season, the side has brought in Usman Salahuddin, Naseem Shah, Azam Khan, & Hassan Khan.
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Swing It Like Sarfaraz – Understanding the Secrets of Reverse Swing
Ball texture, seam position, that coveted 90mph+ benchmark. What exactly is the physics of swing bowling?
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The Defining Decade: 1990 - The Year of Waqar Younis
In our 'Defining Decade' series, we look back at each year of the 1990s and how it panned out for Pakistan.
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The Muddle of Pakistan's Test Openers
Pakistan's newest opening combination of Abid Ali and Imran Butt has failed to click so far in Test cricket.
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All Hail Shaheen, Prince of the New Ball, Knight of the Three Approaches, and Bringer of Chaos
Shaheen Shah Afridi was the Man of the Series in the Test matches against West Indies, with 18 wickets @ 11.3.
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West Indies vs. Pakistan Test Series Review
Pakistan bounced back after losing the first Test to draw the 2-match Test series 1-1 in the West Indies.
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Pakistan Player Ratings (West Indies Tests 2021)
After Pakistan fought back to draw the series 1-1, we rate the players' performances and see who stood out.
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Usman Salahuddin: You can not judge a player on one Test match
The batsman spoke about his disappointment at being dropped and his aspirations of a return to the Test side.
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The Expectation Problem in Pakistan Cricket
Are Pakistan's expectations too high from the "weak points" of their playing XIs?
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Pakistan's Recent Heartbreaks in Test Cricket
Pakistan seem to have made a habit of losing close Test matches from positions of victory or survival.
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West Indies vs. Pakistan Test Series Preview
Pakistan face West Indies in a Test series for the first time since 2017, with two Tests scheduled at Sabina Park.
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What To Make of Mohammad Abbas's County Performances?
The Pakistan seamer has now played 3 seasons of County Cricket, taking 106 wickets at an average of 19.5.
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West Indies and Pakistan in Test Cricket: A Glorious History
From Hanif to Sobers to Imran to Viv to Wasim to Lara to Yasir: WI-PAK has produced some great memories.
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West Indies vs. Pakistan Test History In Numbers
Ahead of the start of the 2021 Test series between the two sides, we take a look at some standout past performers.
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Shan Masood: From Wisden's Test Team of the Year in 2020 to out of the Pakistan Team in 2021
Shan Masood impressed after his comeback in 2018. Was it harsh to discard him after a rough tour of New Zealand?
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Cricket In The Olympics: Is It Possible?
Although cricket tops the Olympics in terms of viewership, it has failed to capture the IOC’s interest for 120 years.
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West Indies vs. Pakistan T20I Series Preview
Pakistan's tour of West Indies commences with four T20Is at the Kensington Oval and Providence Stadium.
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What Would Happen if Virat Kohli Faced Pakistan in a Test Match?
The Indian captain hasn't faced Pakistan in the longest format; the last India vs. Pakistan Test was way back in 2007!
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Five Memorable West Indies vs. Pakistan T20I Encounters
Ahead of Pakistan's T20I series in the West Indies, we look back at some memorable encounters between the two sides.
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The Mirage of the Aggressive Opener(s)
Pakistan cricket fans want more aggressive openers in T20Is. But do they have the players to play those roles?
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England vs. Pakistan T20i Series Review
Pakistan won the opening match of the series, but lost the final two games as England sealed a 2-1 series victory.
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The Faults in Our Cricket
Why did a full-strength Pakistan ODI side lose to an England side missing most of its primary stars?
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Pakistan’s Ideal T20 Batter
What is an "ideal" T20 batsman for a team like Pakistan?
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England vs. Pakistan T20I Series Preview
After a dismal showing in the ODIs, Pakistan will hope to perform better in the shorter format against England.
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Sohaib Maqsood and Pakistan’s T20I Dilemma
The tall right-hander returns to the national side after a lengthy hiatus – but where does he fit in the lineup?
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England vs. Pakistan ODI Series Review
The tourists were blanked 3-0 by an inexperienced England line-up. What went wrong for the Men in Green?
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Putting Pakistan’s 141 All Out Into Perspective
Pakistan collapsed to 141 all out in the first ODI against England, going on to lose the match by 9 wickets.
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An Overview of Fakhar Zaman in ODIs – Will He Fire in England?
Before the England ODIs get underway, we review Fakhar Zaman's ODI career and how he's fared in the 50-over format.
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England vs. Pakistan ODI Series Preview
We preview the upcoming ODI series between world champions England and tourists Pakistan.
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Five Memorable England vs. Pakistan ODI Encounters From the 2010s
Ahead of the ODI series between England and Pakistan, we look back at some of the most fascinating recent encounters.
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No ODI Series Win Since 1974: Can Pakistan Defeat England in England?
Pakistan have failed to win any of their last 10 ODI series in England, with their sole victory coming in 1974.
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Comebacks and New Faces in the Latest Pakistan Squads
Pakistan tour England for ODIs and T20Is before heading off to the West Indies for T20Is and Tests.
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PSL 2021 Review: Important Factors for Success!
With the sixth edition coming to an end, we look at some of the key factors behind teams' and players' success.
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PSL 2021: Multan Sultans – An Unexpected New PSL Champion
After finishing top of the PSL 5 table but being eliminated in the playoffs, the Sultans returned to capture the title.
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PSL 2021: Why Peshawar Zalmi Stumbled at the Last Hurdle (Again)
The Yellow Storm had a good season, but lost their third PSL final to once again finish are runners-up.
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PSL 2021: Why Did Islamabad United Fall Away at the End?
Islamabad United were the most successful team in the PSL 6 group stage, but were eliminated after losing two playoffs.
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PSL 2021: Why Did Karachi Kings’ Title Defense Fall Flat?
PSL 5 Champions Karachi Kings only remained champions for around 7 months as the were eliminated by PZ in PSL 6.
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PSL 2021: Grassroots Cricket Team of the Tournament
After the sixth edition of the tournament, we pick our XI of the tournament - and explain the reasoning behind it.
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PSL 2021: How Did Lahore Qalandars Mess It Up?
The Qalandars were top of the table after six games, but lost their last four matches to crash out on NRR.
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PSL 2021: What Went Wrong for the Quetta Gladiators?
The Pakistan Super League 2019 Champions won only 2 out of 10 matches in the sixth edition of the tournament.
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Can Pakistan Overcome Their T20I Bowling Shortcomings?
With just a few months remaining for the 2021 T20 World Cup, we look at the problems with Pakistan's T20I bowling.
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Karachi Kings Captaincy: Imad Wasim or Babar Azam?
Babar Azam is Pakistan's captain in all formats; should he lead the Kings as well? We look at both sides of the coin.
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Can Pakistan Overcome Their T20I Batting Shortcomings?
With just a few months remaining for the 2021 T20 World Cup, we look at the problems with Pakistan's T20I batting.
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A Cursory Look at PSL’s “New” Emerging Bowlers
Before the resumption of PSL 6, we take a look at how the new pacers in the PSL have fared so far.
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Why Azam Khan Deserved To Be Selected
22-year-old Azam Khan has been selected in Pakistan’s T20I squad for the first time. What led to this selection?
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Future of International Cricket in Pakistan
An overview of cricket in Pakistan since 2000 and what Pakistan needs to do to host ICC tournaments in the future.
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How PSL in the UAE Will Be Different From Pakistan
PSL returns to the UAE once again, this time due to the COVID pandemic. How will the move affect the players and teams?
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31 May 2015: The Day Cricket Returned to Pakistan
Six years on, we look at the long-term effects of Pakistan's isolation and how things have improved.
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Mohammad Rizwan’s T20 Turnaround
At one time, Rizwan wasn't considered good enough for T20s. How has he become one of Pakistan's crucial T20 players?
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PSL 2021 2nd Leg: Karachi Kings Preview
The defending champions are currently top of the table, but will the move to UAE hamper their title defence?
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PSL 2021 2nd Leg: Lahore Qalandars Preview
Losing finalists in PSL 5, the Qalandars have now compiled a strong squad. Is it their year to lift the PSL trophy?
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PSL 2021 2nd Leg: Peshawar Zalmi Preview
The 2017 champs made a strong start to PSL 6. Can they overcome the loss of some key players & challenge for the title?
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PSL 2021 2nd Leg: Islamabad United Preview
The two-time champions made a good start to PSL 6, winning 3 of their first 4 games. Can they go all the way?
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PSL 2021 2nd Leg: Multan Sultans Preview
Multan Sultans have struggled in PSL 6 so far, winning only one match. Can they turn it around for the second leg?
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PSL 2021 2nd Leg: Quetta Gladiators Preview
Having played 5 matches, the PSL 2019 champions are rooted to the bottom of the table. Can they stage a comeback?
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Shadab Khan and His Erratic Bowling Graph
Shadab Khan started his career brightly, becoming a crucial part of Pakistan's bowling lineup. However, he has struggled with his bowling form recently.
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Five Innings That Made Babar Azam
We take a look at five standout innings that led to Babar Azam becoming the top-ranked batsman in ICC's ODI rankings.
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Asad Shafiq and Fawad Alam: The Dilemma
“Did Pakistan invest in the wrong batsman” appears to be the most popular talking point on social media nowadays. But is this viewpoint simply the benefit of hindsight?
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Are Pakistan Using Haider Ali Right?
After a fifty on debut, Haider Ali has seemingly struggled in T20Is. But he's gone from #3 to opening the batting, then #5 and eventually #6. Are Pakistan using him right, though?
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The Defining Decade: An Overview of The 90s
In our new series on GRC called The Defining Decade, we look back at Pakistan cricket in the 90s and talk about the games, the players, and the moments that defined them.
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What Can Babar & Kohli Learn From Each Other?
In T20 cricket, both batsmen have different styles and approaches to the game. What can they learn from each other to improve?
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The Imad Wasim vs. Mohammad Nawaz Dilemma
Mohammad Wasim picked Mohammad Nawaz for the Pakistan tour of Africa, dropping Imad Wasim entirely. Was that the right decision, though?
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Newcomers for Pakistan’s tours of South Africa & Zimbabwe
Chief Selector Mohammad Wasim has included some relatively newer names in the squads touring South Africa and Zimbabwe. We take a look at their respective paths to the top level
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Pakistan in South Africa: Five Memorable ODIs
World Cup and Champions Trophy encounters, bilateral series victory – We look back at some of the finest ODIs Pakistan have been involved in ahead of the upcoming ODI series
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PSL 2021: Lahore Qalandars Preview
The Pakistan Super League franchise with possibly the largest fanbase is yet to win the trophy. Will the perennial underachievers finally be crowned PSL winners?
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PSL 2021: Multan Sultans Preview
Spin and top-order are Multan’s strengths while they lack a good pace-attack as they search for a maiden PSL title – with a new captain in Mohammad Rizwan.
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What Is Wrong With Domestic Cricket?
The story of the Fawads, Tabishs, and Naumans, alongside many others.
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PSL 2021: Peshawar Zalmi Preview
The champions of the second edition of the PSL had a disappointing season 5. After an overhaul of their squad, they will be hoping to become title-contenders once again.
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PSL 2021: Islamabad United Preview
Will the most successful side in the PSL’s short history be able to add another trophy to their tally?
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PSL 2021: Quetta Gladiators Preview
Statistically the most consistent team in the PSL, Quetta Gladiators will be looking to shake off the disappointment of last season and get going again.
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PSL 2021: Karachi Kings Preview
Just 3 months after becoming PSL champions for the first time, Karachi Kings are gearing up for PSL 6 and will be hoping to become the first PSL team to successfully defend their title.
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Mohammad Rizwan’s Century: More Than Just Runs
Mohammad Rizwan made his maiden Test hundred in the 2nd Test against South Africa – and it was a moment of joy for the entire dressing room.
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The Journeys of Babar Azam and Quinton de Kock
Two young, promising cricketers have gone on to become leaders for Pakistan and South Africa. We take a look at the journey that brought them here.
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Khurram Manzoor: One of the Domestic Greats
Despite boasting the highest number of List A hundreds by a Pakistani batsman and a stellar record in the 50-over format, the right-handed opener has only played 7 ODIs. Why?
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The Return of the 50-Over Pakistan One-Day Cup
The sixth edition of the 2021 Pakistan Cup took place in Karachi, with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa being crowned winners after defeating Central Punjab in the final.
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Pakistan's XI for the 1st Test vs. South Africa
From a statistical point of view, what would be the ideal lineup for Pakistan to put up at the National Stadium in Karachi?
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Pakistan vs South Africa: 5 Memorable Tests
A recount of 5 high-octane Test matches between Pakistan and South Africa
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Fawad Alam’s Homecoming
A Second Test Debut: Fawad Alam’s Homecoming
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Was Junaid Khan Hard-Done By?
From Pakistan’s Strike Bowler to Not Good Enough for Domestic Cricket. Was Junaid Khan Hard-Done By?
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PSL 6 Squads Overview
A Quick Overview of the Squads for PSL 6
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Mohammad Amir Retirement Saga
Breaking Down the Mohammad Amir Retirement Saga
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Squad Selection on Merit or Popular Choice
Was the Data-Based Squad Selection on Merit or by Popular Choice?
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Mohammad Wasim’s First Squad
The New Chief Selector and His First Squad Selection
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Top Batsmen in QeA Trophy 2020
Breakdown of Batsmen’s Numbers in Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 2020/21
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PSL Captains History
Five Seasons of PSL: How Captains Have Fared
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Misbah-ul-Haq Islamabad United
The Many Services of Misbah-ul-Haq for Islamabad United
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Salman Ali Agha interview
Salman Ali Agha Says He Is Ready To Represent Pakistan
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Sajid Khan PSL
Sajid Khan Wants Pakistan Super League Teams To Select Pakistani Off-Spinners
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Nauman Ali interview
Nauman Ali Hopes To Represent Pakistan After Starring in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy
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Munir Riaz interview
Northern Fast-Bowler Munir Riaz Expresses a Wish To Meet Shoaib Akhtar
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Does Pakistan Need Amir?
Does Pakistan really need Mohammad Amir in the T20I side?
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PSL 2021 New Players
An XI of “New” Players for PSL 2021
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PSL Draft Guide
A Fan’s Guide To the PSL Draft
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What Comes After Bobby Prince
What Comes After Bobby Prince
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Pakistani T20 Batting Options
Taking Stock of Pakistan’s T20 Batting Options
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Dissecting Tabish Khan
One hundred and thirty-one first-class matches, five hundred and seventy-eight wickets, thirty-eight five-wicket hauls but ZERO Test caps. How did this happen?
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