It is only a very, very cruel editor who hands his reporter an assignment for the exact time the ICC World T20 final is set to begin.

That being said, it is a very, very incompetent reporter who does not find a way around this problem.

A proper post shall appear in due course. In the meantime, enjoy the moment, Pakistani cricket fans. You, more than anyone, deserve it.

– el kapitan

Pakistan celebratesNext stop: S Waziristan. This team can do no wrong.

Picture courtesy AP/Alastair Grant

AfridiShahid Afridi, floored by his own greatness in this tournament, pauses
to consider life from the point of view of an ant. Because that’s just
the kind of guy he is.

Picture courtesy AP Photo/Matt Dunham