Ahmer Naqvi

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

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Umar Akmal stretches during a practice session

Umar Akmal and the meaning of ambition

There are no hotheads, big mouths or flashy dressers in the current Pakistani side. It's a drastic change from the country's teams of old

Shahid Afridi sends one down

Have Pakistan given up?

It looks like their batsmen and bowlers have, while their captain relies on solo efforts

The Peshawar Zalmi players celebrate a wicket

What my time with the PSL taught me

Watching a cricket tournament from behind the scenes can teach you a lot about the sport and players you spend all your time obsessing about

Eoin Morgan won his second toss of the series and chose to bat first

Azhar needs to step up and take charge

Pakistan's batting and bowling tactics have been a bit of a mishmash; the captain needs to make sure the whole exceeds the sum of the parts