The attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore in March 2009 was the first time cricketers had been directly targeted by terrorists. That attack, in which several cricketers and coaching staff were injured, shattered the illusion that sportsmen were outside the terrorists' agenda. As the cricketing world tried to digest the the story of Sri Lanka's miraculous escape, Pakistan sunk further into the abyss of isolation

March 3
News - Sri Lankan cricketers injured in terror attack
News - Pakistan team had narrow escape - Younis
News - Providence and presence of mind
News - Umpire Ahsan Raza still in critical condition, but improving
News - What I'm feeling most is disbelief - Bayliss
News - Australia look for neutral series in England
News - Cricketers will be more alert now
Saad Shafqat - This is a fire that threatens everyone
Reactions - 'Cricket won't be played in Pakistan in the foreseeable future'

March 4
Kumar Sangakkara - 'I felt a bullet fizz past my ear'
News - Our terror background helped - Jayawardene
News - Security 'left us to be sitting ducks' claims Broad
News - Murali questions security lapse
News - Lahore casts IPL shadow in New Zealand
News - Can't force teams to play here unless security improves - Butt
News - Hunt on for attackers
News - Kill cricket, create terrorists, warns Younis

March 5

Mukul Kesavan - Lessons from Lahore
News - Samaraweera undergoes surgery
News - Butt accuses Broad of lies over lax security
News - Pakistan identifies terror suspects
News - Pakistan board lodges formal complaint against Broad

March 6

News - Morgan admits 'level of security was not as expected'
News - Butt expects tours to Pakistan in 'six to nine months'

March 10
News - Less security for Pakistan Tests compared to ODIs - Bayliss

March 13
Peter Roebuck - What now for cricket?

March 18
News - I thought my career was over - Samaraweera

March 25
News - Subcontinent countries must unite to fight terror - Intikhab

April 2
News - Younis calls for solidarity from Asian bloc

April 15
News - 'We have all had to grow up'

April 17
News - I would have quit if I was caught in crossfire - Younis
News - World Cup matches moved out of Pakistan
Osman Samiuddin - Sad, but it's the right call

May 31
News - We have "moved on" after Lahore - Sangakkara

June 2
News - India-Pakistan warm-up to raise funds for Lahore victims

June 8
Interview - Courage, desire and gritted teeth