In his latest blog for PakPassion.net, the former Pakistan all-rounder Yasir Arafat writes about his praise for fellow players, coaches and supporters who have always treated him with respect, why he feels that racial discrimination is only an issue at the junior level of the game, ECB’s 12-point plan to tackle racism, his concerns that some players may use racial discrimination to explain their lack of success, the examples of Nasser Hussain, Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid as Asian cricketers who have succeeded in English Cricket and how parents can support Asian players on their journey.
In his latest blog for PakPassion.net, former Pakistan all-rounder Yasir Arafat writes about his quest to become a top-level international coach by completing ECB's prestigious Level 4 certification, his thoughts on what makes a good coach, why it’s important for Haris Rauf to play domestic cricket before selection for Pakistan’s ODI and Test teams and how PCB should tackle the important issue of age-fudging.
In his latest blog for PakPassion.net, Yasir Arafat writes about his concerns at the appointments of Misbah-ul-Haq as Head Coach-Chief Selector and Waqar Younis as Bowling Coach, applauds Azhar Ali’s elevation to Test captain and explains why Sarfaraz Ahmed has been hard done by after his removal from the position of T20I captaincy.
In his latest blog for PakPassion.net, Yasir Arafat writes about PCB's decision to not renew contracts for Mickey Arthur, Azhar Mahmood and Grant Flower, what he expects from the next Head Coach of Pakistan, the flawed logic behind award of central contracts by the PCB, his views on the proposed new domestic system in Pakistan and Mohammad Amir's decision to retire from Test cricket.
In his latest blog for PakPassion.net, Yasir Arafat writes about the failure of the Pakistan think-tank's strategy of resting key players for the ODI series against Australia and suggests his 15-member squad for the upcoming World Cup.
In his latest blog for PakPassion.net, Yasir Arafat writes about his impressions of Pakistan's performances in the Test series against New Zealand so far, how Hasan Ali has bounced back after indifferent displays in the recent past, the crucial roles played by Haris Sohail and Yasir Shah in the all-important victory in the second Test and why Mohammad Hafeez and Imam-ul-Haq must be persisted with ahead of the tour of South Africa.