World Cup 2011 Archive

For Shahid Afridi, with love

By Raafay Awan My first interaction with Shahid Afridi lasted only a couple of seconds. It was just a shake of the hand. Even still,

Too Little Too Late?

PCB launches anti-corruption programme The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has launched a programme to educate cricketers and officials on how to avoid corruption and

Shahid Afridi proud of Pakistan’s performance

Shahid Afridi pronounced himself “proud” of his team’s performance in the World Cup and hoped that their reception on arrival in Pakistan would reflect

Pakistan v India in Mohali: A touch of madness

This is Pakistan. Taking on India. On Indian soil. In the world cup semi-final. Embrace the madness.

The joy of cricket

Until Ahmedabad, Pakistan has played this World Cup in the corner of India’s eye. They were ghosts in their own neighbourhood. They were not Bangladesh,