Articles by Afia Salam
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First we had the world’s biggest tea bag, biggest key and lock, largest kurta, tallest cake, youngest civil judge, biggest flag, the largest shoe, and the fastest ball (bowled by Shoaib Akhtar) take us into the Guinness Book of World Records. This summer, we snagged another record.
The looming spectre of climate change, and all the destruction associated with it, should spur the South Asian countries into action.
The first female cricket journalist in Pakistan, Afia Salam shares her experience of stepping into the all-male domain of cricket. A woman who has excelled in every field she stepped into – from aviation, advertising, journalism and now environment – her first love remains cricket, which is why she considers National Stadium, Karachi, to be her second home. Equally versatile has been the career of Kamila Hyat. Apart from being one of the country’s leading cricket reporters, she is the former director of the HRCP, Lahore, and has also been resident editor for The News, Lahore. She writes on political affairs for several leading publications.