ISLAMABAD (APP) - Cricketer Shoaib Malik has said that his wife Sania Mirza has helped him get through the difficult phase of his life when he was awaiting clearance by the Pakistan Cricket Board's Integrity Committee. Malik said his mental toughness coupled with Sania's advice helped him during those 'dark days'. "Ups and downs are part of life. You have to be mentally strong enough to handle all the things and situations that come your way. Sania has helped me a lot," a website quoted Malik as saying.