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Omar Shahid Hamid
ISBN # : 9789389109016
Publisher: Pan Books
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Ever since she was fifteen years old, the talented Saman Khan has only had one dream to win a world cup for her country. Now, thanks to her own efforts as the captain, her team of talented misfits in the Pakistan Women's cricket team stand on the verge of realizing that dream.

"But fate intervenes, and the team's success attracts the great corruptors of the sport, the match-fixing syndicates that captured the men's team two decades ago. Will Saman and her girls succeed where the men failed, or will history repeat itself?"

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The story revolves around the characters of Pakistan women cricket team. Fatima is one of those girls. They surprisingly won Asia cup final against India. Now the nation has high hopes for them winning the upcoming world cup. The story unfolds as it is recalled that Men's cricket team lost the final some years ago. Their captain was Tariq Zaman who had a dream of building a hospital . But he failed in building hospital. He could not succeed in politics and finally succumb to his failures. After that match fixing scandal surfaced involving current chairman cricket board and previous coach of women cricket team. But these were mere allegations and no one was convicted . As the women cricket team entered world cup, match fixers contact them for spot fixing on toss ,pitch conditions, weather. One of them who has links all over the world is Saleem Euro. Women cricket team tried to escape from the cartel of spot fixers. They came to know that Indian and England cricketers were also doing match fixing on the whim and wishes of Saleem Euro. The veiled faces of cricketers of yesteryear were uncovered one by one as they noticed that they were closely involved with fixers. Meanwhile pakistan team progress in group matches and final is to be played between Pakistan and Australia. Skipper Sanam is injured and is going through crises of her life as she is hanging along with ex cricketer. Fatima took full advantage of that and captains team in the final and does spot fixing too to appease Saleem Euro. Finally Pakistan won world cup and Saman is accused if colliding with spot fixers. Love the way writer names cricketers by the first two alphabets of their name. He calls owais Tauheed OT. He writes " eden garden" the stadium with the most romantic name in the world.

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