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Pakistan life bans for Yousuf & Younus

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by betting_guru (U1779520) 10 March 2010
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Dramatic stuff from the Pakistan Cricket Board, with seven players heavily sanctioned following the Australian debacle.

Full story here:

news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/cri...

Here's what's happened:

Mohammad Yousuf and Younus Khan - keeping in view their infighting which resulted in bringing down the whole team, their attitude has a trickledown effect which is a bad influence for the whole team should not be part of national team in any format.

For the shameful act of Shahid Afridi, which has brought the game and country into disrepute, he be fined Rs3m (23,800). A warning be issued to him by the chairman of the PCB and he be put on probation for six months, during which his conduct be strictly monitored.

Kamran Akmal be fined Rs3m (23,800). A warning be issued to him by the chairman of the PCB and he be put on probation for six months, during which his conduct be strictly monitored.

Umar Akmal be fined Rs2m (15,000). A warning be issued to him by the chairman of the PCB and he be put on probation for six months, during which his conduct be strictly monitored.

Rana Naved-ul-Hasan and Shoaib Malik be fined Rs2m (15,000). They should not be part of a national team in any format for a period of one year.

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posted Mar 10, 2010

It is offcourse stunning news that the backbone of Pakistani team ,ll no more be seen in the side further.They both are tromendous player and it is offcourse shamful moments for PCB that thay banned them for nothing.
So for it is wonder Why they are banned no body knows.
Specially, Younis who Hero on the 22nd june 2009 when he won the world cup and now he was out of the team and banned for nothing, offcourse shamful PCB, Shame on ....
Muhammad Qaisar,

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posted Mar 10, 2010

so typical!
This just re-iterates the fact how fickle the pak cricket board is. The attitude starts from the government itself who are not even 1% reliable. Corruption is at it's height and bombs going off are a day to day tourist sight....the sri lankan cricket team has an idea or two about the situation..

Anyway, the point i am trying to make is just like the country needs, the pak cricket board also needs some sincere leadership. Someone who can hold his ground against corruption and think about the betterment of cricket in the country!
i think pak cricketers are very talented, but they are a bunch of unprofessionals. I think they are way too uptight about certain things which i don't want to name here and cause a commotion.

In my opinion, the cricket board plays an important role on imbibing discipline and setting a standard when a player first makes debut. If they fail to do so, the legacy carries on...



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comment by jfe261 (U6723400)

posted Mar 10, 2010

It is astonishing to see Pakistan ban their two (easily) best batsmen like this. It is a loss to cricket and the Pakistan team. However, if the reports about in-fighting are to believed then ultimately it is the right decision; a team so severely divided will never perform well, no matter how good the players are.

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posted Mar 10, 2010

PCB has taken tough decision against its 7 star players. This is very serious and career damaging as well as humiliating for the players. Their absense will be surely weaken the team but at the same time create an opportunity for the other players awaiting their turn to bring fresh talent and signal an end to 'Infighting'. India had no problem finding replacement players when Gambhir, yuvraj, Dravid were not available against South Africa series, which India handled well. I am sure PCBs decision will help to bring unity and team spirit as well as flow of fresh talent and decipline as per international standard.

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posted Mar 10, 2010

i dont khow y, some called this a dramatic behiver from pcb.
very very very good PCB, now we, i, we all
khow that there is a board in pakistan that khow how to run cricket in that country.i sulot PCB, thank u, came late, but came good,
from now on fans like me, you, 1000's wont be imbures agian. 9-0 .. i guss the new pakistan team, the new captain, 'll built somthing.
somthing is better then nothing. i personally thank MR. Butt for hearing our voice.
i was wondering y these players still can play county or demistic cricket. there should be no touching to the ball/bat plz, wow it was nice to hear bann to top four. i also wondering no banns to kamran akmal. he is an ass aswel. but any way atleast we wont see these wolves agian for a while if PCB holds thier law & rols thanks you. is any one agreeing with me comment plz ? thank u.

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posted Mar 10, 2010

Pakistan's middle order is finished now , the only part of the line up which did anything of note . It's a sad sad end for Yousuf , Younus may make a come back but Mohammed Yousuf wasn't batting well down under . I wouldn't completely rule both of them out in the future but I guess something had to give for Pakistan's poor form .

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posted Mar 10, 2010

I suppose it's been a few months, so Pakistan cricket was due to press the self-destruct button again.

As they're touring England this year, this has made our chances of winning the series increase significantly.

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posted Mar 10, 2010

"As they're touring England this year, this has made our chances of winning the series increase significantly"

What odds will you give for another major eng vs pak scandal hitting the newspapers...?

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comment by Kukoo (U12287741)

posted Mar 11, 2010

Pak is touring England and may have many new players in the team but that dosnt mean a weakend team, it takes only one player to do the damage (not always but ....).

I understand win is a win but m sure the fans would like to see a balanced team that entertain the crowd.

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posted Mar 29, 2010

pakistan is astrong team when they all stick together and play there best

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