Friday, August 18, 2017
Authors Posts by Afshar Iqbal

Afshar Iqbal

Afshar Iqbal
The author is Islamabad based and his areas of interest include religion, sports, entrepreneurship, advocacy, psychology, media and communications. He blogs at and tweets at @AfsharIqbal (

Team Green: Positive and Negative Outcomes of the New Zealand Tour

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You don’t really need to be Einstein to work out that the tour of Team Green to New Zealand has turned out to be...

Toss to Play an Important Role in Hamilton Test!

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Pakistan has had a disastrous start to their long tour in the Australian continent. The side game got washed out without a ball being...

Why Misbah’s Exit Needs to be Planned

Only a few days back during an interview the Chairman, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Shahryar Khan said that Pakistan still does not have a...

The Need to Boost the Middle Order

Pakistan needs a strong middle order with 6 specialist batsmen, a wicket-keeper and 4 regular bowlers for the upcoming Australian tour.
The need for an all-rounder has been evident ever since the ban on Muhammad Hafeez’s bowling action. Therefore, throughout the recently concluded Test series...

Pakistan’s Dismal Batting and Bowling at Sharjah Highlights the Need for...

Pakistan has lost the last Test Match against an inexperienced West Indies. This demands a close scrutiny of Team Green's batting and bowling lineup.
Having watched Pakistani cricket team play for nearly 25 years, a batting collapse every now and then (on all sorts of wickets) is something...

Why I am not a Politician

Directionless politicians resorting to name calling over issues of no importance to the common man is the reason this writer never wants to enter politics.
Politics has never been my thing and frankly, I don't really like talking about it. Still, the developments over the last few months forced...