Pakistan's Champions Trophy campaign got off to a terrible start when they suffered a humiliating 124 run loss against their arch-rivals India in Birmingham, re-emphasising the enormous gap in skills between both sides but as Azhar explained, the blame for victory lay squarely on some basic mistakes by his side.
Pakistan fell well short of target after the Indian batsman had piled up a massive total.
Writing for FirstPost Sports, Saj charts the progress of the talented Babar Azam as he is fast becoming a mainstay for Pakistan's middle order in all three forms of the game.
Writing for Scroll.in, Saj feels that whilst Pakistan’s chances will rely on experienced Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Amir, it’ll be fascinating to see how youngsters Babar Azam, Shadab Khan respond.
Hasan is a key member of the Pakistan Champions Trophy squad which is now just days away from playing their crucial opening encounter against the much-vaunted India side.
Writing for FirstPost Sports, Saj discusses Pakistan's preparations for the iconic India-Pakistan clash at Edgbaston on June 4th.
Writing for FirstPost Sports, Saj looks forward to a golden opportunity for Mohammad Amir to become a hero for Pakistan in the upcoming clash between the traditional rivals.
Ahead of the ICC Champions Trophy, Saj speaks to former Pakistan fast bowler and coach Waqar Younis to assess the team's chances in the tournament and reflect on the careers of the recently retired Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq.
Writing for FirstPost Sports, Saj discusses Pakistan's chances in the upcoming Champions Trophy and feels that Shoaib Malik will play a pivotal role in any successes that the side will achieve during this tournament.