The dilemma

PAKISTAN
THE DILEMMA

Our country Pakistan came into being in 1947 after a lot of sacrifices given by our ancestors. This country was taken from the British and Indians for Muslims to live freely in it. Though we got independence in 1947 but as a nation we have always taken dictations from foreign powers just for the sake of good for a few people. Unlike my other class fellows I have chosen to talk about sports. Like many other institutions and fields suffering in our country sports is also a field being affected. Pakistan has produced great sportsmen which have been known worldwide. Specifically Hockey, Squash and cricket have been the sports in which we have produced legends. Being the nation who gave the idea of 002hockey world cup and has won world cup 4 times (most by any nation till now) was not able to qualify for the 2014 world cup. Same is the case with squash producing great players like Jehangir khan and Jansher khan and ruling the world for the game has almost come to an end in the country. The only sport left in our country is cricket about which I am going to write about.
So cricket in Pakistan is something which brings the nation together on one page which honestly in Pakistan is a very though job to do. Playing its first test in 1953 and being the world champions in 1992 and 2009 Pakistan cricket has produced great Cricketers who have been known all over the world. From great bowlers like Wasim Akram, Waqar Younas, Shoaib Akhter to great batsmen like Javed Miandad Inzamam-ul-haq and many others. Reverse swing a weapon used in cricket today was introduced by a Pakistani Sarfraz Nawaz and also the off spinner which goes the other way known as the‘Dusra’ was introduced by Saqlain Mushtaq.
Pakistan cricket has produced some individual brilliance but as a system unfortunately our board has not been up to the mark. Since the beginning players have been above the system and captains have been thrown out and changed just because of a few players not willing to play under them. Player power has always dominated the team. I do not have to repeat the incidents I am sure because that would take a lot of words and time. The chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board is appointed by the head of the country which is pretty illogical and unfair. Obviously if the head of an institution is appointed unfairly how can you expect the employees of that institution under him to work fairly? The selection process
has been unfair at many times and many players have been given chances and others dropped not because of the talent they posses but because of personal likes and dislikes. The same people keep revolving in the board from one post to another.
There have been many incidents how we have put players above the system. Wasim Akram when he was accused of match fixing; during the investigation by Justice Qayyum he said

“For Wasim I had some soft corner for him. He was a very great player, a very great bowler and I was his fan, and therefore that thing did weigh with me. Two things – one, I didn’t want that the cricket should be deprived of his participation, and the other was that I didn’t want that towards the end of his career… he should be banned or something like that. My idea was not to find people guilty and then punish them. It was more of a case where I had to do something to put an end to the practice in future. What had happened001 had happened. You couldn’t turn the clock back but you had to make sure they wouldn’t repeat what they were doing.” If at that time Wasim had been dealt according to law and made an example people like Muhammad Amir would not have even thought of indulging in these activities and cause disrespect to their country. Furthermore how can we forget the incident of the great world cup winning captain Younas Khan how he was forced to step down as the captain after the team players under him took oath not to perfrom under his captaincy? How can we see players like Muhammad Hafeez given multiple chances in all formats and players like Asad Shafeeq and Asim kamal thrown out of the team. This has always been a dilemma in the history of our cricket. Unlike other countries for example if we take the example of England; Kevin Peterson who was man of the series in 2010 world cup was not involved in the next world cup of 2012 because of his attitude issues and an example set that nothing is above the system.
That is the reason why after 1992 till 2003 despite having world class cricketers, players who would fear any opposition on any track on a given day were not able to win the 50 over world cup again. You always win as a team not as individuals. We as a team have never been consistent and will never be because of the unfair system prevailing in our country. That is our good luck one might say that infrastructure like hockey is not required in Cricket otherwise Cricket would face the same fate as hockey and squash.

- T20 2009 World Champions

– T20 2009 World Champions

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My Passion for Cars

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Muhammad Sohaib Khan

Ever since I was a little boy, I have always had a passion for cars. I have always had the passion about the engineering, the design and the art of cars. I also enjoy reading about what the car is capable of doing. When I was young I started collecting small toy cars and parked them up on my study table. I told myself from that day, that my dream and my goal is to own a nice collection of classic and modern supercars one day. I grew up around cars. It was something that I had been around so much, that I grew to love it. As a kid, you would find car magazines and brochures on my shelves and Ferrari posters on my walls. Don’t ask me why cars are my passion, I can’t give you a qualified answer. As I grew older the passion of cars became more of the daily thing. I realized that real cars are more intricate and even more fascinating than the ones that fit in the palm of my hand. Each car has a beating heart of its own called an engine. I love the sound, speed and especially the looks of these rolling masterpieces.

The inspiration of cars will never escape out of my mind. This quality about me will never change or alter in any way. I dream them, I feel them and I think about them all the free time I have. There are many cars which are my favorite. Especially Lamborghini Aventador. It is a great supercar with a top speed of 350 km/h. I definitely want one.  Actually there is a list of cars that I want which include BMW, Mercedes, Ferrari, Bentley, Lexus, Pagani, Hummer, Maybach, RollsRoyce, Range Rover and so on. It is my dream to drive world’s fastest sports car Bugatti Veyron. Officials recorded an average top speed of the original version of 408.47 km/h. It is my dream to own that car one day.

But the car I love is my own Honda Civic Reborn. I just can’t find pleasure in driving any other car.  It gives me happiness like no other thing can. Its top speed is 214 km/h up to which I have driven it.  It is the best car I ever had. There is no alternative for it. It has a 1.8 i-VTEC engine which gives it ultimate speed. The power you can feel while accelerating it is just something that is so amazing.

I was quiet, a loner. I was one of those children, if you put me in a room and gave me some crayons and a pencils, you wouldn’t hear from me for nine straight hours. And I was always drawing racing cars, rockets and planes, things that were very fast that would take me away.

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A sight of me

Normally, people have various hobbies and interests like driving, listening to music,going to gym and playing sports.however, i feel that my interest are a bit different than the most of the people.i am a animal lover and i love to spend time with them. Among all the animal my favorite animal is white tiger this is because of my experience of seeing one and meeting one through my friend Usama Farooq who took me to his farmhouse for this purpose. initially, i was a bit apprehensive and fearful of meeting white tigers due to their wild nature.however, when i met and saw white tiger in front of me i realized how precious that animal is and at the same time how beautiful can a creature can be. Seeing white tigers was a great experience and  got to learn some facts about white tigers which i would like to share with all animal lovers. for example, never bow in front of white tigers but stay upfront, never show your back to the white tigers and ever run in front of them. All this annoys white tiger and he might attack you as he gets distracted and thinks of you as something dangerous. Also, if white tiger is not in a good mood,it is advisable not to go near them one of the startling facts about white tigers is that they stay upfront even when you shoot them this is due to their strength God blessed them with.

After meeting white tigers,i was left amazed and awestruck at the same time. Due to this experience, i would advise all such animal lovers not to treat any creature with harshness but rather treating every animal with love and respect which it deserves the most.1 2 3 4