Politics

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Najam Sethi hits out at Court in editorial

Najam Sethi, the interim PCB chairman currently suspended by the court, has attributed the Pakistan board’s ongoing PCB crisis to “extraordinary judicial intervention”. He wrote this in his column. My question is this: Why didn’t Sethi hold the elections when he was given only one task, that is to conduct elections. Instead his focus was on … Continue reading

Three Indian players including Sreesanth involved in spot fixing – arrested by police

Police has arrested three indian players – Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan – all belonging to Rajasthan Royals . They have allegedly been involved in spot fixing and have actually carried out preplanned deals made to bookmakers during this year’s IPL. The police also has identified the matches where the alleged spot-fixing took place … Continue reading

Cricket’s Problem Child Says No to DRS

In cricket, not all match results are equal. At times, factors other than team performance and talent, come into play. The result could be effected by umpires’ decisions, the unavailability of DRS, match bans passed on captains for slow over rate, etc. As the ICC sits down to discuss once again whether to make the … Continue reading

Indian IPL Spot Fixing vs Pakistani Spot Fixing

An indian TV channel, India TV has conducted a sting operation in which some Indian players participating in the IPL are shown involved in illegal actions. One of the players is shown bowling a deliberate no-ball and a telephone recording of the player asking for money to ball the preplanned no-ball. Another recording, a video … Continue reading

IPL viewership drops amid discriminating attitude

The IPL has been a real money spinner paying lavishly to players. It has changed the look and feel of cricket bringing in film celebrities and private franchises to create a commercial success. Cheerleaders dressed in objectionable cloths dancing to the fours and sixes and several cameramen dedicated to focus on them. The phrase “gentleman’s … Continue reading

The security situation in Pakistan is safe for International Coaches but its not safe for International Players

How pitiful, the Australians and the Englishmen feel its safe to come to Pakistan and coach but when it comes to playing international cricket, the security situation suddenly becomes a problem. Dave Whatmore or Julien Fountain, did not mention a single time if they had any concerns about the security situation in Pakistan or whether … Continue reading

Is the Champions League T20 Really an International Championship

Is the CLT20 Really an International Championship? Cricblogger takes a look at how fair and how international this championship really is. The first criteria of being fair and unbiased for any international championship is to have a clearly defined qualification procedure that gives a fair chance to everyone. We take the UEFA Champions League as an example of … Continue reading

Shoaib Akhtar Biography Receives Strong Comments From Wasim Akram, Shahrukh, BCCI

Shoaib Akhtar Biography receives strong comments from Wasim Akram, Shahrukh, BCCI, PCB, Shoaib Malik, Tauqeer Zia and several others. Wasim Akram has termed it as a cheap publicity move by Shoaib Akhtar. He further said that Shoaib was a “problem” when he was an active player and remains just that even in retirement. Wasim Akram … Continue reading

Shoaib Akhtar Allegations – Wasim Akram, Shahrukh Khan, Tendulkar Undone

Shoaib Akhtar goes for Cheap publicity of his book and accuses several cricketing greats including Wasim Akram, Sachin Tendulkar, Shoaib Malik and calls Shahrukh Khan a cheat. Admits of being a cheat himself. The already much controvercial Rawalpindi Express has titled his book ‘Controvercially Yours’ which he has decided to launch in India. He says … Continue reading

Bad Eggs – Imran Farhat and Shoaib Malik fall cheaply in 1st ODI

The two fellows who were not supposed to be in the side – Imran Farhat and Shoaib Malik both fell cheaply in the first ODI to leave Pakistanis wondering about their political backing and how they get selected every time. Imran Farhat was able to withstand only two deliveries before getting out for a duck … Continue reading

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