The Pavilion: Setting a Standard of Excellence in Analysis on Pakistani Television



The Pavilion show, featuring the analysis of four former Pakistani captains – Wasim Akram, Moin Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq, and Shoaib Malik, has become popular despite Pakistan’s challenges in the ICC World Cup 2023. The show is aired on the Pakistani channel A Sports and is also available on YouTube, garnering a substantial viewership in India. Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has publicly praised the show for its neutral stance and solid analysis. Indian journalist Rajdeep Sardesai has also lauded the show for its unbiased analysis. Sports journalists and cricket analysts have actively engaged with the show, participating in the ‘#AskThePavilion’ segment. In the latest episode, the expert panel discussed alleged structural deficiencies in Pakistan’s domestic cricket management. ‘The Pavilion’ is known for providing insightful analysis of the games and addressing broader issues within the cricketing landscape.