Ahmer Naqvi

The Brian Lara of cricket blogs - genius, but usually loses

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Mohammad Asif makes his way to Southwark Crown Court

The Asif enigma

Unlike other Pakistani cricketers who have strayed, he has not been at pains to show penitence

Kumar Sangakkara speaks to the media

What Sanga means to me

Apart from his record, it is his intellect and nuanced view of the world around him that many of us geeks can relate to

Pakistan fans ahead of the game at the Gaddafi Stadium

Pakistan v Zimbabwe, 1st T20, Lahore

A glimpse of normalcy in cacophony

Years from now Pakistanis will look at the scorecard and wonder what the fuss was about

The teams get a security escort after the practice session

Zimbabwe in Pakistan 2015

Rusty, anxious, and ready

Cricket is returning to Pakistan after six years. The jazba is coming back, too

Wahab Riaz tries to get on Shane Watson's nerves

Why we loved Wahab's spell

Pakistanis glory in spectacle because it provides a buffer against the disappointment they have come to accept as their lot