Passionate crowds key to sport

March 6, 2009

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This week’s attack on the Sri Lanka cricket team means Pakistan will be a no-go area for sports teams for years to come but the country will still be able to “host” matches¬†elsewhere, with a “home” series already lined up against Australia in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

A long winter looms for Pakistan cricket

March 3, 2009

cricketA¬†billion fans in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka — all test nations — have used the game of cricket as a balm for their myriad problems.

Sport on sub-continent threatened after attack on Sri Lanka cricketers

March 3, 2009


Scenes of bloodshed on the streets of Lahore after gunmen attacked the Sri Lankan team bus instantly ended any hopes Pakistan might have held of coaxing the cricketing world back to its grounds.