When I turned into prime Wasim Akram

Hello and good afternoon, sports fans, fans of the intellectual game (cricket). It’s a case of cat and mouse, survival of the fittest and also of the mentally strongest. That’s the challenges of a professional cricket player. The need to eat well, sleep well and train well is key to gaining an edge in performance.Continue reading “When I turned into prime Wasim Akram”

The football is back

Hello and good evening sports fans. Reading that title, you will be forgiven for thinking that we’re in the summer and the date is mid August. As plausible as that is to assume that, this is not actually the case. In Europe, football does annually have a two-week break (some more), but in England thisContinue reading “The football is back”

Here we go again

Hello and good evening sports fans, I have a question. The question is, why do we do this? When it comes to supporting the national team (England) in this case the cricket team, why do we build them up to be world beaters and knock them back down, and mercilessly? England under the captaincy ofContinue reading “Here we go again”

Advice to the England selectors

Dear Sir/madam, Hi, my name is Ayyaz Malik and I am a sports writer, and I vlog about sports too. I am a sports junkie and I make no excuse about that. I am a sports fan of 26 years and that includes being a massive cricket fan. I am a 90’s kid, so IContinue reading “Advice to the England selectors”

Congrats to Pakistan!

Good morning sports fans, the team here at The Sports Buff want to congratulate Pakistan. Why? I hear you ask, well the men in Green have become record breakers. After Monday’s 63 run win against West Indies, that meant that Babar Azam’s men have broke their own record of winning 17 games by winning theirContinue reading “Congrats to Pakistan!”

Pakistan announce limited overs squads for West Indies series

Hello and good afternoon sports fans; below we share with you the two Pakistan squads for facing West Indies starting 13th December. Pakistan ODI Squad For The West Indies Series: Babar Azam (captain) Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Asif Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imam-ul-Haq, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper), MohammadContinue reading “Pakistan announce limited overs squads for West Indies series”

AB de Villiers retires from all cricket

For the cricketing family, it’s news that hit us like a whole in the head. Andre Benjamin de Villiers, now former South Africa international, Lahore Qalanders and RCB player has retired from all forms of cricket. This retirement should have been made easier by the fact that AB retired from international cricket in 2018. ButContinue reading “AB de Villiers retires from all cricket”

Three men who could be Rangers manager

It’s barely been a day and the ink has barely dried on Steven Gerrard’s signature on his Aston Villa contract, but Glasgow Rangers have the unenviable task of replacing the Liverpool legend and former Reds captain. As Rangers search for their new manager. Gerrard who agreed to become Villa boss, on a three and aContinue reading “Three men who could be Rangers manager”

Australia edge out Pakistan in classic

Five-time 50 over world champions Australia beat 2009 World T20 winners and unbeaten Pakistan in the semi-finals by five wickets to reach Sunday’s final with neighbours New Zealand. Winning the toss, Australian captain Aaron Finch put Pakistan into bat, in a decision which maybe could have been driven (no intentional cricket pun) by not knowingContinue reading “Australia edge out Pakistan in classic”