The great Pakistani fast bowler who nearly became a Hollywood movie star


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The Lahore Gymkhana ground is one of the most delightful places in the world to play or watch cricket. It houses a cricket museum, small but full of treasures, which was the first of its kind in Pakistan. Its founder and curator is the eminent cricket historian Najum Latif. He has watched generations of Pakistan’s great players perform at the ground, played with many himself, befriended many more and, vitally, captured their oral memories of past epochs of Pakistan cricket. He is the guest of Peter Oborne and Richard Heller on their latest cricket-themed podcast.
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The literary event of the year is imminent: the publication of Wisden Cricketers Almanack. Peter and Richard invite listeners to submit their nominations for the Wisden’s Five Cricketers of the Year to They will present the results in advance of Wisden’s.

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