Post-match platitudes tend to be dominated by controllables and one-percenters.
Following England's seven-match, topsy-turvy series win over Pakistan six weeks ago,
Having claimed that "laws of nature" ruled the fortunes of his team, Saqlain Mushtaq was roundly criticized.
The fluctuations Pakistan's head coach was expected to oversee, even amid the brickbats, left him a bit befuddled.
Prior to collapsing to 28 for 4 in pursuit of an outlandish 212,
One bewitching stand saw Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan reach 200 runs.
Such feral genius cannot be tamed, let alone legislated against, even on the most imposing stage in Karachi.
So, what better explanation could there be for this ludicrous logic?
At the MCG, England vs Pakistan in a World Cup final
This classic encounter last took place in 1992, at the dawn of the white-ball era.