A TV program analyst had advised the Pakistani cricket team to return home when they faced a defeat from India in the opening match of the Champions Trophy, held in England. An analyst, who had been Pakistan’s cricket team captain once, was that much angry that he demanded to dissolve Pakistan cricket board all together. But, two months after that, the Pakistani nation is celebrating the win of the same Champions Trophy final against the same opponent, India. How did this happen & how the Pakistan cricket team was able to recover?
The most important development in Pakistan cricket’s history, after winning the 1992 world cup, is the Pakistan Super League. 3 different chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board had been trying to organize this event for 8 years but couldn’t do so. Today, this event is making progress.
This Urdu column of Najam Sethi was published on July 30th, 2017.