Stories about Pak vs India

India vs Pakistan, an emotional affair

There is a combined sense of anticipation and fear the minute you wake up. If you are old enough, then this is not your first time and circumstances permitting this will not be your last either. You’ve been counting the days and preparing yourself for it but when it’s D-day, the butterflies refuse to exit the stomach- quite literally in some cases. A cursory look at the watch indicates there is still some time to go- so you get off your backside and do an odd chore before life comes to a complete standstill. The man behind the counter of a ...

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Bronze medal: A start towards golden times in Hockey?

Pakistan was able to end the draught by winning its first FIH medal in eight years! This was only possible after defeating India by a margin of 3-2 in the Champions Trophy Hockey. This was also Pakistan’s first medal after the gold in the Asian Games 2010. Is this victory of any significance? Questions we should be asking are; how did we perform throughout the tournament? Who were the outstanding players? What’s in store for the future of Pakistan? Yes, this victory is significant, considering Pakistan’s performance in the Olympic Games, where we were able to secure the seventh position, this is definitely an ...

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Virat Kohli: A boy among giants?

He averages over 50 runs in ODIs, has 11 ODI centuries (10 of which have come in victories), averages over 65 in ODI wins and is only 23-years-old. Virat Kohli has not even completed four full years in international cricket. Yet, he already has achievements to boast about that some ODI greats haven’t even attained yet. Kohli has as many ODI centuries as Viv Richards, Gordon Greenidge, and Aravinda De Silva managed in their entire careers. In addition to this, he has  scored more ODI centuries than Gautam Gambhir, Matthew Hayden, Inzamamul Haq, Kevin Pietersen, Javed Miandad and Dean Jones to name a few. One can’t ...

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