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Finding Neverland · 12M ago

The Farewell Post

This will be the 1000th post on the blog, something that otherwise would have been a happy post about achievements but sadly, not the case, it will be the last. Only I can tell how sad I fee...
Finding Neverland · 12M ago

Dream of Pakistan's Cap (Part 12)

Initially, studies did get in the way. Though Faisal's first breakthrough came in 2004, when he played for Bahawalpur's U-19 team in an inter-district tournament, he soon went back to studyi...
Finding Neverland · 1Y ago

Dream of Pakistan's Cap (Part 11)

But after the tournament, there was silence. Faisal is reluctant to go into further detail or assign blame for his not being picked. Perhaps, he says, it is because he is from Bahawalpur and...
Finding Neverland · 1Y ago

Dream of Pakistan's Cap (Part 10)

In 2013, Faisal bin Mubashir's brother Rafay was waiting for his turn to play in a practice match in Lahore. He had been selected for the Pakistan U-19 side for a tri-series to be played in ...
Finding Neverland · 1Y ago

Dream of Pakistan's Cap (Part 9)

The revelation hangs in the air. It is difficult to comprehend. Pakistan's first ball in a World Cup was bowled by an Ahmadi.Pakistan's first ball in a World Cup was bowled by an Ahmadi.Mali...
Finding Neverland · 1Y ago

Love Anniversary

Good poets like precision, real art isan economy of words that define.That is why the subject of love will messup even the wisest of poets that line that sounds more like lust most of the ti...
Finding Neverland · 1Y ago

Dream of Pakistan's Cap (Part 8)

There is indeed little proof on paper that an anti-Ahmadi policy exists to disenfranchise cricketers, from the PCB down to local tiers, but religious bias is rarely articulated as public pol...
Finding Neverland · 1Y ago

From Mom to Daughter

Memories of another time still comeTo me and fill my mind, with thoughtsOf you when you were young. I lie awake'Till the morning sun comes creepingThrough my window shade, as I dwell uponMis...
Finding Neverland · 1Y ago

Dream of Pakistan's Cap (Part 7)

Zubair wants to leave too, but his family doesn't have the money. He's hoping to convince his father to at least send his brother away. Zubair started playing cricket the year Mohammad Amir ...
Finding Neverland · 1Y ago

Lenoard Nimoy's best Spock Quotes

Leonard Nimoy was a prolific, director, photographer, multi-talented actor, and poet who passed away 27 February 2015. He died at the age of 83 from the end-stage chronic obstructive pulmona...