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The Fallen Hero


“The captain has these sparkling yet focused eyes as he comes into bowl. After he gets a wicket he stands there with arms in the air and a roar of accomplishment, just like a lion would after pouncing upon his prey.”  The aforementioned words were being said by me for my Oral and Presentation Skills class on metaphors many years ... Read More »

IBA Olympics Cricket Final

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As the sun set, the atmosphere started to intensify. All the non-seriousness of the soap soccer that was staged there a while back started to wash away.  If you didn’t get the feeling there was a final to be played, you sure as hell started to feel the storm coming now. Players started to arrive in two varying shades of ... Read More »

Salman Ameer: IBA’s Run Machine


At first glance, you will never mistake him for a cricketer. Mildly built, no sign of tanning on his fair face, hair neatly combed back, supports a stubble that looks better if left as it is and a very quiet demeanor in which he goes about things. Though, Salman Ameer is anything but quiet when he gets down to business ... Read More »

Buck Up The Green In You


  You know what is stupid? Waking up early on Sundays to watch Pakistan fight it out down under. Scrolling through my newsfeed to find people upload their useless statuses commenting on who should play what or where. These people have not even perfected their cover drives yet self-knighted themselves to perfect everyone else’s. They got their 15 minutes of ... Read More »

Still Green


  Two games down and we are already putting the green shaded kit back into the suit case. Many might even have already made a mop out of it. For some reason we have already given up. I would like to differ. Its only 2 games down for the men in green shirts and we have already given up on ... Read More »

IBA Sports League – Hall of Champions

IBA Sports League

“Where Talent Meets Opportunity and Where Players Achieve Dreams” On the road to success, opportunities are irretrievable. Every opportunity, no matter how small or big takes you one step closer to achieving your dreams, therefore when an opportunity presents itself, you must grasp it with both hands. As one of the best institutions in Pakistan, IBA recognizes its pivotal role ... Read More »

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