Lahore Qalandars celebrate a wicket with high-fives in the PSL

The Qurse of the Qalandars?

The Pakistan Super League (PSL) never quite reached its finale for season 5, but the mega cricket event is the highlight of the Pakistani cricket calendar, with the entirety of the tournament being hosted in Pakistan for the first time, recently. As expected the crowds in Pakistan came out in droves to support their local …

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Brett lee bowls on the pitch with pace

Where has the pace gone?

There is a common Urdu saying in cricket, ‘pace IS pace, yaar.’ Which roughly translates to ‘pace is pace, buddy.’ But what has happened to this pace? Fast bowling is probably the most exciting aspect of the game, it glues viewers to the TV screens, it brings fans to the stadiums, it instils fear into …

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