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What a disgrace for Cricket....Shame on them

parisp Avatar
6y, 3m agoPosted 6 years, 3 months ago
THE News of the World has smashed a multi-million pound cricket match-fixing ring which RIGGED the current Lord's Test between England and Pakistan.

http://www.newsoftheworld.co.uk/news/924349/Cricket-in-the-dock-as-we-expose-betting-scandal-England-Pakistan-Test.html
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6y, 3m agoPosted 6 years, 3 months ago
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#1
Lol @ NOTW sensationalising headlines and licking their own balls:

"In the most sensational sporting scandal ever, bowlers Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif delivered THREE blatant no-balls to order. "

Is getting two bowlers to step over a line three times really the 'most sensational sporting scandal ever'? I think not.
#2
Speechless.. oO
#3
Talk about blowing things out of proportion lol.
#4
As above, it's not RIGGED, the only accusation is 3 no balls. Hardly a match changing element, it's not as if the whole team had to get out for under 100, it's bad don't get me wrong, but nothing has been proven.
#5
It is still bad news however you look at it, so called sport is fast becoming farcical.
#6
Inactive
It is still bad news however you look at it, so called sport is fast becoming farcical.


Sport has always been like this, just because its just become a News Headliner doesn't mean it's new.



Edited By: Wotwot123 on Aug 29, 2010 09:03: ...
#7
Wotwot123


Sport has always been like this, just because its just become a News Headliner doesn't mean it's new.



It hasn't " always " been like this, it has only been like this since big money has taken over.

Great shame.



Edited By: Inactive on Aug 29, 2010 09:11: .....
banned 1 Like #8
I just can't believe the Pakistanis would cheat during Ramadan oO

Edited By: FilthAndFurry on Aug 29, 2010 09:33: ,
#9
It has always been like this, even back in days most sports were fixed from boxing to football!! The fact you never heard about it doesn't mean it never happened
#10
This is a real shame if true. Even more so when you consider Mohammad Amir may be one of the guilty parties. What I've seen him do with the ball at such a young age makes him arguably the best prospect in cricket at the moment.
#11
Can you believe Amir came out smiling,
#12
There are no degrees of cheating-a cheat is a cheat end of story. Just because this is only 3 no balls is irrelevant.

IF(and I stress if) this is true-then at least 4 players out of 11 must be involved-the 2 bowlers,the captain(in order to gurantee who bowls a certain over) and the wicket keeper(if signals were sent by him asking for a change of gloves).

Also,again,if true,its perfectly possible that another syndicate bought the match result,or batting collapse.

Notw sensationalise everything yes,but this is SERIOUS-how can you ever believe the validity of anything that happens if this is going on?

To say it isnt "rigged" isnt my view-anyone prepared to take money to perform in a certain under par way is a cheat.

Of course it has been going on for years and many people havent been caught-frankly,Im surprised that anyone meets reporters in hotel rooms and takes bags of cash anymore-hardly very clever is it? You would think these idiots would be looking for bugs and cameras by now.
#13
barky
There are no degrees of cheating-a cheat is a cheat end of story. Just because this is only 3 no balls is irrelevant.IF(and I stress if) this is true-then at least 4 players out of 11 must be involved-the 2 bowlers,the captain(in order to gurantee who bowls a certain over) and the wicket keeper(if signals were sent by him asking for a change of gloves).Also,again,if true,its perfectly possible that another syndicate bought the match result,or batting collapse.Notw sensationalise everything yes,but this is SERIOUS-how can you ever believe the validity of anything that happens if this is going on?To say it isnt "rigged" isnt my view-anyone prepared to take money to perform in a certain under par way is a cheat.Of course it has been going on for years and many people havent been caught-frankly,Im surprised that anyone meets reporters in hotel rooms and takes bags of cash anymore-hardly very clever is it? You would think these idiots would be looking for bugs and cameras by now.
Its just " Not cricket "
banned#14
I wondered how England was doing so well during this series :p

In all seriousness, any kind of cheating is bad for sport and anyone found guilty of doing so should be banned from playing for a while.
#15
bykergrove
I wondered how England was doing so well during this series :p

In all seriousness, any kind of cheating is bad for sport and anyone found guilty of doing so should be banned from playing for a while.


Or for life.
banned#16
What's going on with the Higgins scandal?
#17
Disgraceful.
#18
Who cares, Cricket sucks anyway, it's a boring game unless your playing it.
#19
shauneco
Who cares, Cricket sucks anyway, it's a boring game unless your playing it.


Like all ball games, they all suck.
#20
football is a ball game and doesnt suck!

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