PSL review, new kids on the block!

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India vs England third test, the tale of the wounded animal

They dared to win the first test and win at a canter.  That looks to have been the worst thing that they could have done. England since winning that first test in Chennai, have since been the victims of an Indian backlash. The sparkling double hundred from skipper Joe Root seems like a distant memory.Continue reading “India vs England third test, the tale of the wounded animal”

The hangover

This season has been an unprecedented season for so many different reasons. As previously discussed in my blog post, which can be found here; https://ayyazmalik.com/2021/01/09/a-season-like-no-other/. This season has been an unusual one to put it mildly. In the English Premier League, there has been some normality that’s returned as Manchester City seem odds on toContinue reading “The hangover”

Liverpool vs Everton; the phobia of 20?

To say that Liverpool have had a tough season this year is some under statement. After accumulating over 190 points in the last two seasons, this season has been somewhat of a fall from grace for Jurgen Klopp’s side. Last year, the title was all but sealed before the lockdown, this year? The Reds areContinue reading “Liverpool vs Everton; the phobia of 20?”

PSL review; the poor man’s IPL?

No matter what will happen, they will always be in the shadow of their older brother.In families, they usually say the smaller one gets spoilt alongside the older child and the middle child is like a ghost in the family household. Now in this scenario, they’re not exactly the ghost, but the Pakistan Super LeagueContinue reading “PSL review; the poor man’s IPL?”

James Anderson, the man who can do it on a ‘cold night in Stoke’

In cricketing terms, he should have retired a while ago, he’s arguably outstayed his welcome, but England fast bowler James Anderson is like fine wine, as they say, he gets better with age. There are not many other sportsmen that this could be said about, giving this some thought and I would say Juventus forwardContinue reading “James Anderson, the man who can do it on a ‘cold night in Stoke’”

My thoughts on WWE

They say it’s fake, it’s not real, but the risks are real. World Wrestling Entertainment or WWE for short is a sport which despite its longevity still catches the public imagination. If you ask Elias, WWE stands for! *chants in a passionate tone* “walk with Elias”. The storylines, subplots, daring moves and overall energy hasContinue reading “My thoughts on WWE”

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Pakistan pak too much of a punch for The Proteas

Pakistan wasted little time in wrapping up the first test against South Africa, in what turned out to be a convincing seven wicket win, with a day to spare. Hosts Pakistan, who wrestled control back in this test match, at the end of day three, were full value for their win. South Africa, after beingContinue reading “Pakistan pak too much of a punch for The Proteas”

Three Lions roar on as England win series 2-0

England’s cricketers beat Sri Lanka 2-0, to clinch the two match series against Sri Lanka, with six wicket win. Tourists England, showed one change from their first test win as Stuart Broad made way for all-time highest fast bowling wicket-taker James Anderson. The hosts Sri Lanka, who were well beaten in the first test, faredContinue reading “Three Lions roar on as England win series 2-0”