India Insight

Pakistan cricket plunges into crisis

March 3, 2009

It’s just not cricket.

Ducking for cover as bullets replaced bouncers… players evacuated in a military helicopter that lands right next to a 22-yard pitch… the same strip at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium that saw Thilan Samaraweera score a double century the previous evening.

Cricket in South Asia: critically injured?

March 3, 2009

This is not the first time cricket or cricketers were targeted in the subcontinent, especially Pakistan.