Until a few years ago, the Sharjah Cup was without doubt one of the most anticipated limited-overs tournaments in the programmes list. If a sub-continent team — primarily Pakistan or India — was set to feature in it, the atmosphere in the desert nation inevitably became perky. Bolstered by the tremendous support they receive at Sharjah, it’s not surprising that the venue, since its first game in 1984, has been Pakistan’s happy hunting ground. A winning percentage of almost 70 in the format provides ample evidence of that fact. There is little difference from the conditions they’re often faced with at home.
April 17 2013, 12:32 pmRead More