Thursday, June 22, 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 (

Pakistan’s Cricket Woes: The Need to Step Up

While Pakistan Cricket Team has won the Test series against the West Indies, the upcoming tours to New Zealand and Australia leave the writer worried.
Following Pakistan cricket team’s tour to England I had written an article to explain why, despite the dismal performance in the limited over games...

Of Life, Happiness and Baba Bulleh Shah

It is strange that you can hear something a million times and yet remain aloof to its true meaning. And then one day, just...

What I Learnt from My First Reading of the Quran

We got married last year and following the first few months something was painfully obvious. Despite being Muslims, the two of us had a...

Flash Back: Test Cricket in the 90’s

Ahead of Pakistan's 400th Test match today, the author relives glorious moments from Pakistan Cricket during the 90's.
I was around 8 or 9 years old when I started watching cricket. It was the early 90's and the likes of Imran Khan and Javed Miandad...

What I Learnt from Hussain (R.A)

Lessons from the Life of Hussain (R.A)
There comes a point in life where you begin to realize the fact that we are all on a journey that has a definite...

Inspirational Cricketers Who Defied the Odds

List of 5 inspirational cricketers
Cricket without a shadow of doubt is one of the most popular games in the world. Particularly, people living in the sub-continent are extremely...