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Nigah Muhammad

Nigah Muhammad

The writer is a reporter and journalist.

Selection problem

They say strange things happen in Pakistan cricket and, even on the eve of the World Cup, the trend continues. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced the squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup in which many surprising calls were made.

Euro Cup 2020 drama

Two soccer-mad nations faced each other, and one blinked. Italy bested England in the final of the Euro 2020 tournament Sunday in London to win the trophy for the second time after 53 years. The winner was determined by a

Kashmir Premier League

Sports are important for a healthy lifestyle. It is important to engage in physical and mental exercise to remain fit and healthy. Sports is not just vital for the human mind and body but can also bring countries and cultures

Ronaldo’s gesture

Not just in Pakistan, people all over the world follow their favorite celebrities whether they are actors, models or sportsmen. Many die-hard fans even go a step ahead emulating them and even perform acts inspired by the lifestyle celebrities. Football

Young talent in PSL

Amid the sweltering hot weather and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Pakistanis finally have a sigh of relief and can rejoice as the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is set to recommence. The sixth edition of the star-studded tournament came to an

IPL postponement

The world’s 6th-biggest sports league, Indian Premier League (IPL), has been postponed indefinitely after it was discovered that a third team – and possibly a fourth – had at least one positive case of COVID-19. The COVID-19 scare had existed

The Proteas challenge

Pakistan’s cricket team has often performed poorly on foreign grounds. Except for the 1992 World Cup which is now a distant memory, the team has failed to adapt easily to pitch conditions abroad. The recent dismal performance in New Zealand

Red ball cricket at its best

There has been much debate lately about whether test cricket should be demolished or changed. But I think differently; Test cricket should continue as it is right now; it’s still the “Best Form” of cricket. Every genuine cricket follower will

India-Australia rivalry

For cricket fans all over the world, India vs Australia matches often felt like a fight between underdogs and champions. It took India 31 years to record a series win over Australia when Sunil Gavaskar’s men triumphed 2-0 in 1979

Facing the Kiwis

Despite the rising coronavirus fears, the national cricket team has departed for New Zealand for their T20I and ODI series. PSL hero Babar Azam is leading the Pakistani side to face the Kiwis. Prior to departure, he said there is

PSL final showdown

The biggest match in the history of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is being held today. Year 2020 has been an unusual year as the world suffered immensely from the coronavirus pandemic. The virus emerged from China and gradually engulfed

Babar Azam – the right choice

Cricket for Pakistanis is no less sacrosanct — because this is what we have for entertainment, this is all that we have for entertainment. The passion and love for the game from the common people has helped cricket survive in

National T20 cup – a thriller

Pakistan’s best T20 cricketers are back in action as the much-awaited National T20 Cup First XI tournament kicks off today at the Multan Cricket Stadium. This event will pave the way for the future as the structure of domestic cricket

Downfall of departmental cricket

Imran Khan, who took Pakistan to the heights of fame in the world of cricket, took many steps to improve sports in the country after becoming the prime minister. However, the national cricket team has been steadily declining under the

Changing cricket strategies

Pakistan has always been known as the most unpredictable team. The national team can change its defeat to victory and vice versa. Though skillful, they have often failed to deliver. The evidence of it was seen during the first test

Pakistan England series: The good & bad

International cricket is once again back on track after months of coronavirus-enforced lockdown. Yesterday, the host England beat West Indies dominantly and claimed the first Test match series, since the coronavirus restrictions. England will almost immediately go into another three-match

Pakistan-England series – a survival challenge

International cricket has returned after months of coronavirus-enforced lockdown. West Indies has won the first international cricket match since the sport went into a global shutdown, beating England on the final day of a thrilling test match. After completing the

A new batting coach

Pakistan’s love affair with cricket is one for the ages. Cricket received more love in Pakistan than the national sport – Hockey. Pakistan has always been the most talented cricketing country in the world. The country has consistently produced world-class

Relief, not task force

Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced to set up a separate youth task force, aptly named the ‘Corona Tiger Force’, to help needy people affected by the lockdown imposed to stop the spread of the coronavirus. During any disaster or