Pakistan has a huge population of 197 million, and of them 70 percent are crazy for cricket. So, it is not a hard task to imagine how jovial Pakistanis can be to see the game on their own grounds. How desperate they would be to see their stars playing in-front of them. Women’s cricket has
As I joined the big stage of international cricket in 2009, the inaugural edition of the World Twenty20 in England was not even a month away. By then I knew of the players who ruled the stage, but as I started playing, especially in the mega event, I got to know about more big names.
Sophie Devine is easily one of the most destructive batters in world cricket. Her power and clean hitting puts her among the top ten run-getters in Twenty20 Internationals, and holder of the fastest fifty in the format – which came off 18 balls against India in 2015. The team management’s decision to promote her as
Pakistan were the obvious favourites against Ireland ahead of their third Group B World Twenty20 game in Guyana on Tuesday (November 13), having beat them 11 out of 14 times in the past, but the hype around the Irish camp was about using this game to create a historic upset. Javeria Khan was not hesitant
I was impressed by the body language and intent of the Pakistani openers after India opted to field first in the second World Twenty20 Group B clash in Guyana on Sunday (November 11). They knew they had to put runs on the board to push a strong Indian batting line-up, and the decision to open
Australia’s decision to bat first against Pakistan in their opening Group B game in Guyana on Friday (November 9) was an obvious one, considering the dry and flat pitch had previously been used for the inaugural contest of the tournament between India and New Zealand where Harmanpreet Kaur’s blistering century set up a 34-run win