The latest alleged sudden fall from grace, if proven true, will send Pakistani Cricket back to the stone ages. Two of the best fast bowlers going around in the world, including a sparkling teenager with a million watt smile, with abilities compared to the finest exponent of left arm fast bowling ever, are in the middle of this quagmire. This is not a couple of cagey veterans caught in a get-rich-quick scheme. Due to internecine politicking that has come to define Pakistani cricket, the current team was forced to blood youngsters and consequentially, a team full of promise but struggling in the short term and certainly would have been a force to be reckoned with in the future, was in the making.
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Tagged Controversy, ECB, England, Mazher Majeed, Mohammed Aamer, Mohammed Asif, No ball, Pakistan, PCB, Salman Butt, Spot Fixing, Test Match, Wahab Riaz
Yuvraj Singh, the potential star to take the middle order spot in the Indian test squad, but for now warming up the bench, was caught in a huge uproar on the first day of the third test match between India and Sri Lanka. I scoured the newspapers, websites and blogs to find out what really happened.
Apparently, he was playing the role of “Bobby Boucher” for his team. As you very well know, India-Sri Lanka test matches are the worst thing to happen to…. test matches. In fact, CIA is showing these test matches live to their prisoners enemy combatants at Guantanamo Bay as part of their remodeled psychological torture methods. In his efforts to be more funny than Adam Sandler (which is actually not that hard), and entertain the sparse crowd at the P Saravanamuttu stadium, Yuvraj Singh flipped the bird, and all hell broke loose. He didn’t just flip any bird, it was the Jungle Fowl, The national bird of Sri Lanka. Oops!
I like flippin' birds for mah fans - Yuvraj
Yuvraj image source: Khaskhabar.com
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