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World Cup 2011: Make way for team green!

Pakistan have just completed their first series win after exactly 809 days and undoubtedly, it could not have come at a better time. As Pakistan cricket lovers we expect our team to bounce back at the most crucial times, and this has been no different. Many of the team’s problems have been solved in the four matches we played in this series. Mohammad Hafeez and the young Ahmed Shehzad have come together to give us a stable opening pair that we were not accustomed to. Although, they may not have scored well together, they have both shown the patience and ...

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Kiwis tour: Finally, a series win!

Pakistan drew the second test against New Zealand on Wednesday and claimed their first series victory since 2006. Just when it looked like Misbahul Haq and Younus Khan would make a win or draw for New Zealand inconceivable, the demise of Younus changed the setting; he had held the innings together with a superb and confident 81 runs. But unpredictability is what makes Pakistani cricket truly delightful; the opposition always has a chance. They are rarely locked out completely, and this makes for exciting cricket. What Younus’s dismissal meant – apart from a chance at victory for New Zealand – was ...

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