Mirza Iqbal Baig is a Pakistani sports journalist and cricket commentator who is popular as a television host. He is currently working for PTV sports and Express news. Baig is known for his in depth sports analysis and gives ample information to fulfil the viewers thirst for news. He is a resident of Karachi and has served as a cricket analyst at various positions. He was also appointed by the Pakistan Cricket Board as a media coordinator in 1999 from the National Stadium Karachi.
Mirza Baig earned his MSc in economics from the University of Karachi. He has also taught mathematics and physics for some time before entering the field of commentating. He initiated his career by working for Radio Pakistan, where he got a job through his friend Tauseef Ahmed, who was a former Pakistani Test cricketer. He worked for Jang, Takbeer, Ummat and Daily Times and then later on joined Indus TV as a freelance sports anchor. He hosted a program on Geo Super ‘Bolain KIA Baat Hai’ but later on joined PTV sports after having a disagreement with the Geo Super management.
Mirza Baig can be followed on his twitter account, twitter.com/mirzaiqbal80 and his Facebook account, facebook.com/mirza.iqbalbaig.7. Although his Facebook page is just a Facebook profile. His fans can however join him in his discussions on his twitter account.