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Pakistan Junior League: 2022 Teams Previews
The first of its kind, the PJL will see Under-19 stars from all over t...
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Pakistan and the Right to Dream Big…
Where does Pakistan stand in the T20 world and what are its T20 World Cup prospects?
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Pakistan vs. England 2022: T20I Series Preview
England are touring Pakistan after 17 years for a historic series of seven T20Is.
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The Highs and Lows for Pakistan in Asia Cup 2022
Pakistan beat India and Afghanistan at the T20 tournament but lost twice to Sri Lanka to finish as runners-up.
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Asia Cup 2022: Pakistan Team Preview
The 2022 edition of the Asia Cup, this time in the T20 format, gets underway soon with a marquee India-Pakistan clash.
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Netherlands vs. Pakistan: ODI Series Preview
The two sides face each other in a bilateral series for the first time, with the 3 ODIs part of the ODI Super League.
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Ayesha Naseem – The Power-Hitting Revolution
The young batter has impressed for Pakistan with some sterling displays and looks to have a bright future.
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Exploring Pakistan's Test Malaise in 2022
Pakistan have played 5 Tests in Asia this year, winning just one in some unconvincing displays.
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Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan: Test Series Preview
Pakistan tour the Island nation for the first time since 2015 to play two crucial World Test Championship fixtures.
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Salman Ali Agha: Test Debutant in Waiting?
After many years of toil and hard work on the domestic circuit, the 28-year-old could make his Pakistan debut soon.
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Central Contracts and the Baffling Case of Faheem Ashraf
Despite being a regular member of Pakistan's Test side, the all-rounder didn't get a red-ball central contract.
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Nine of the Best: Babar Azam's Streak of Brilliance
The Pakistan captain became the first batsman in cricket history to register 9 consecutive international scores of 50+.
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Imam-ul-Haq, Rejuvenation, and Appreciation
The left-hander has been a target of criticism in the past for various reasons but has looked to develop his game.
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The Mohammad Haris Project: A Race Against Time
A quick-fire rise for the firebrand cricketer from Peshawar, but is it too soon?
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Javed Miandad's Nine Wonders of the World
The story of the Pakistan legend's nine consecutive ODI fifties in 1987 – A record still standing today.
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The Optimism That Surrounds Mohammad Nawaz’s Revival
Mohammad Nawaz could play an integral role in Pakistan’s white-ball sides, and here’s why.
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The Girls in Green Shine Against Sri Lanka
Pakistan Women hosted the Islanders for a successful tour, winning 5 of the 6 matches and sealing two series victories.
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Pakistan vs. West Indies 2022: ODI Series Preview
Pakistan face West Indies in a crucial 3-match ODI series, which is part of the ICC ODI World Cup Super League.
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Fakhar Zaman and the Puzzle of Pakistan's T20I Top 3
With the Babar-Rizwan duo settled as openers, Fakhar Zaman is Pakistan's default #3. But is that the right solution?
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Pakistani Superstars Shine in 2022 County Championship
Shan Masood, Azhar Ali, Mohammad Abbas, and Hasan Ali starred in the early part of the season.
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The Defining Decade: 1992, Part 1 – The Year of the Colonial Conquerors
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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How can Pakistan optimally develop its fast-bowling depth?
With lots of cricket being played in all 3 formats, workload management will be crucial for fast-bowlers to prosper.
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Assessing Pakistan's ODI Middle Order Conundrum
One year before the 2023 ODI World Cup in India, Pakistan's middle-order is shaky and unsettled.
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Pakistan’s 'FIB'ulous Top-Order Making Heads Turn In ODI Cricket
Fakhar, Imam, and Babar have been in red-hot ODI form of late and have been contributing heftily to the team’s cause.
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Australia’s Reverse-Swing Spectacle Catches Pakistan Off-Guard Under the Setting Lahore Sun
Placed at a comfortable 248/3 in the Lahore Test, Pakistan lost 7 wickets for 20 runs, slumping to 268 all out.
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How Naseem Wrote His Own Tale
Playing his 11th Test, the youngster bowled his heart out against Australia in 31 quality overs, picking up 4/58.
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How Important Is Captaincy in Test Cricket?
Babar Azam has come under fire during the ongoing 2nd Test against Australia, with Pakistan on the back foot.
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2022 Women's World Cup: Pakistan Preview
Pakistan get their campaign underway on 6th March with a clash against arch-rivals India.
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Pakistan vs. Australia 2022: Test Series Preview
Australia's historic tour of Pakistan commences with the 1st Test in Rawalpindi, followed by Tests in Lahore & Karachi.
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2022 Under-19 World Cup: Pakistan Preview
Qasim Akram will lead the side for the tournament, with Pakistan’s squad containing some talented players.
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The Prospect of Drop-in Pitches in Pakistan
The PCB has signed an MOU with the Arif Habib Group for the installation of two drop-in pitches in Pakistan.
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Was 2021 Pakistan's Most Productive Year In T20Is?
2021 saw the Pakistan team put in some memorable performances in the shortest format under Babar Azam's leadership.
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Mohammad Rizwan & Babar Azam – Record Breakers!
2021 was a special year for the Pakistani duo with Mohammad Rizwan in particular breaking records left, right & center.
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2021 – The Highs and Lows for Pakistan Cricket
Another exciting year of Pakistan cricket has come to an end, with some memorable moments across the year's span.
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Dissenting Opinion: The Need for a Chief Cricket Officer
How can cricket move away from its archaic methods and focus on a proper team-building process?
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Pakistan vs. West Indies 2021: T20I Series Preview
West Indies’ tour of Pakistan commences with three T20Is as the hosts look to continue their strong form in T20Is.
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West Indies - A True Friend of Pakistan Cricket
The Windies are currently touring Pakistan and will play 3 T20Is and 3 ODIs in Karachi.
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Babar Azam, the Test Batsman – What’s Up?
Thrust into Test cricket at an early age, the prodigy has seen a red-ball career with plenty of ups and downs so far.
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A Thorough Analysis of Azhar Ali's Test Career
The veteran has played 90 Tests so far in an illustrious career & was a crucial part of the Test side that reached #1.
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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 1990s and how it panned out for Pakistan.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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