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Archive for March 28th, 2007

On March 18th the world woke up to the shocking news of the death of Pakistan’s Cricket coach Bob Woolmer and in a short time the police and investigators seem to be looking into a case of murder in cold blood.

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I will not write here about my own imaginative story leading to his death since that you will learn enough from our cable channels (all of them have the same motto :Every news is Flash News and every report is an Exclusive report). What really concerned me was the emerging dark underbelly of the game, a game that is usually associated with Gentlemen. Why is the game under attack ? Why is the ICC keeping quiet? Whatever comes out the investigation, there is no denying the fact that the game has lost one of the finest coaches in recent times. Coaching a team from the sub-continent and that too if the team is Pakistan’s National team is a big challenge and Mr.Woolmer stood up to the challenge like a Rock. My heart goes out the family of Mr. Woolmer, their loss cannot be compensated. May his soul rest is peace.

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