In this episode, Pakistani writer Saad Shafqat describes the scenario by which he came to co-write Javed Miandad’s autobiography “Cutting Edge”, the rise of Miandad from middle-class Karachi to be Pakistan’s best batsman, his inveterate competitiveness and his relationship with Imran Khan etc.
Saad has written a piece for the upcoming 2nd issue of Night Watchman, The Wisden Quarterly, called “Miandad and I”. Be sure to subscribe to NWM and read the piece.
Follow Saad on Twitter: @_SaadShafqat
You can download the episode by clicking on the link here.
The podcast was first published on ESPN Cricinfo’s The Cordon.
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Intro Music: Sampled, Mixed and Produced by Aravind Murali
Guest: Saad Shafqat
Host: Subash Jayaraman
Episode transcribed by: Bharathram Pattabiraman
Saad Picture Source: Tribune