Ian Bell is gearing up for T20 stints in the Bangladesh Premier League and Pakistan Super League - but he has had his eyes on the Test game, too, with England securing a 3-0 whitewash in Sri Lanka. Speaking with Saj for Sky Sports, the Warwickshire batsman, explained why Joe Root's side can go from strength to strength, and if he has his eyes on an international recall at the age of 36, and also looked forward to his winter assignments.
Writing for First Sports, Saj explains why the manner of New Zealand batting’s destruction and the success of his own side would have been heartening for the Pakistan head coach who felt that his team had conquered and laid to rest the demons of the first Test.
The young batsman explained why he felt he had a strong case to be selected by one of the PSL sides, and expressed his disappointment at being overlooked during the draft despite impressive recent performances in domestic cricket.
Pakistan’s memorable first Test series victory in the Caribbean in 2017 is also remembered for another important milestone. As a victorious visiting squad walked off the field in May 2017 after defeating the hosts by 101 runs, a golden chapter of Pakistani cricketing history also closed with the retirements of veterans Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan.
Chairman of the PCB Cricket Committee expressed his views on working alongside the likes of Wasim Akram and discussed Sarfaraz Ahmed's captaincy.
Pakistan pacer discussed the emergence of Shaheen Shah Afridi, Hasan Ali's dip in form and his hopes of representing a franchise in the upcoming 4th edition of PSL.
32-year-old Pakistan-born Sikandar Raza described his side’s elation after a brilliant performance in the first Test match against Bangladesh.
Saj Sadiq recollects the mental anguish associated with watching some of Pakistan's finest cricketers being humiliated in court...
In an article for FirstPost Sports, Saj analyses the Pakistan T20I team's stunning run of victories in T20I series and discusses how the side has managed to gain consistency, something not always associated with Pakistan cricket teams.
Afghanistan's Mujeeb-ur-Rahman in an interview with Saj (for FirstPost Sports) speaks about the experience of playing in a high profile tournament like the Asia Cup, the benefits of taking part in the Afghanistan Premier League (APL) and describes what it was like to be a part of his country's first Test match.