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  • Freshly baked goodness

    Items like chips and nimco were also available in these places as were good-looking and great-tasting pastries, tarts, and scrumptious patties — there was something for everyone in these joints...

    Moreover, some of the city’s most famous bakeries have closed down and been replaced by other commercial concerns or residential spaces...

  • CRICKET: EATING AND DRINKING CRICKET IN COLOMBO

    Want to be bowled over by a soup named after Muttiah Muralitharan and Imran Khan? Ready to face a Saurav Ganguly food platter? No, no one is inviting you to a buffet in a cricket field but, well, it comes close to that...

    Cricket Club Caf? (CCC as it is popularly known) has definitely led the way to re-invent the sport that the island nation of Sri Lanka venerates — cricket...

  • Strauss appointed England and Wales Cricket Board's cricket committee chairman

    Former England captain Andrew Strauss is back in the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) as cricket committee chairman and will drive the development of the game at all levels as part of his new role...

    The 42-year-old, who was knighted on Tuesday, stepped down as ECB's director of cricket last year to support his late wife Ruth's cancer battle and was replaced by former England spinner Ashley Giles...

  • CRICKET: REBOOTING DOMESTIC CRICKET

    A failing domestic cricket system? Draft selection to the rescue...

    The draft system of selection has been a hit with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) as its use in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), Pakistan Cup and now the Quaid-i-Azam Trophy shows...

  • CRICKET: THE RETURN OF INTERNATIONAL CRICKET

    The arrival of a star-studded World XI this week in Lahore to play three T20 games marks the welcome return of international cricket to Pakistan after an agonising span of eight-and-a-half years...

    It was a telling absence as well for those who may not be crazy fans of the game but believe in their heart of hearts that cricket is a key catalyst in breeding social cohesion in a nation that has forever grappled with multiple ethnic,...

  • Cricket Classics: Was this Waqar’s best spell in ODI cricket?

    Ken Rutherford must have been a satisfied man when New Zealand restricted Pakistan to a mere 161 from their 50 overs in the fourth game of a five-match series...

    The tourists had won the previous three matches comfortably and it was time for the Kiwis under Rutherford to salvage something out of a lost series...

  • Angry green men: The illusion of ill-treatment and conspiracy in Pakistan cricket

    While reviewing Inside Out – the 2006 autobiography of former Pakistan cricket captain, Mushtaq Mohammad – EspnCricinfo’s Andrew Miller suggests that the chapter in which Mushtaq details how he was removed from captaincy in 1979, is ‘a typical tale of backstabbing and duplicity …’Miller believes this is typically a Pakistani trait that often plagues the perceptions of former Pakistan cricket captains...

    Though Mushtaq’s book is a...

  • Pakistan-India series: ‘Cricket and politics cannot be kept apart’

    The prospect of a Pakistan-India series seems highly unlikely under the prevailing tensions between the two countries, but current and former players and officials believe cricket should not suffer because of ‘political game play’...

    Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary, Anurag Thakur, recently said a series between Pakistan and India was not possible until relations between the two countries normalised...

  • The rise and fall of Pakistan cricket's young mavericks

    “Four bowlers are too few on a pitch like this, how many overs will a fast bowler bowl in a day? This is why England scored a lot of runs in the last session today,” said Sultan, a 20-year-old Pakistani cricket fan I was visiting in a government hospital in Istanbul...

    It took away his french fries cart and his livelihood...

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