Pakistan's ODI series against Sri Lanka marked two important events for Pakistan cricket: ODI cricket returning to Karachi after a 10-year hiatus and the commencement of the Misbah-ul-Haq era (again, but as a Head Coach-cum-Chief Selector this time). Yet, in typical Misbah fashion, Pakistan opted for a full strength side against a weakened Sri Lankan team and finished the series with two comfortable wins under their belts.
It was never going to be easy but the road to normalcy as far as the restoration of international cricket in Pakistan is concerned is one that is proving to be one filled with many hurdles.
A member of PakPassion discussion forums gives some typically astute analysis on the announcement of Pakistan's first ODI squad, under new Chief Selector and Head Coach Misbah-ul-Haq.
An overview of Round 1 of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy in the newly revamped domestic cricket system.
Previews for the newly formed provincial teams for the domestic cricket season for 2019/20.
We take a detailed look at Abdul Qadir's legacy and how he played a major role in popularising cricket across the world.
Writing for FirstPost, Saj explains why despite doubts over the rationale behind appointment of Misbah-ul Haq and Waqar Younis as Head Coach-Chief Selector and Bowling Coach respectively, the former legends could well pave the way for Pakistan cricket's resurgence.
“We are number 7 in ICC’s Test rankings and 6th in ODI rankings – are you happy with that?” asked the PCB Chief Executive as he began his presentation to unveil significant reforms to Pakistan cricket for many years.
In a sense, given the hoopla around the appointment of Wasim Khan who was brought in from England by Chairman Ehsan Mani, anything less earth-shattering in terms of reforms would have been a huge let-down for the millions of supporters of Pakistan cricket.
A respected member of our forums reviews Mickey Arthur's tenure with the Pakistan team and the highs and lows over the three-year period.