Couch Talk 83 with Saad Shafqat on Javed Miandad

Saad-ShafqatIn 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

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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

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