Printer Friendly

Punter says 'Pakistan have won the toss and decided to bet'.

London, Sept.6 (ANI): England cricket fans used Sunday's Twenty20 clash between England and Pakistan to taunt Pakistani cricketers in Cardiff about spot-fixing allegations.

After the coin toss, the Sun quoted a punter as saying laughingly: "Pakistan have won the toss and decided to bet."

The spotlight was on the tourists' bowlers - though they sent down no no-balls - in their first international appearance since the controversy that rocked the sport over a week ago.

As Pakistan started bowling, spectators chanted: "William Hill, William Hill, William Hill" in reference to the betting scandal.

There were more ironic cheers when Shoaib Akhtar spilled a dolly catch. (ANI)

Copyright 2009 Asian News International (ANI) - All Rights Reserved.

Provided by an company
COPYRIGHT 2010 Al Bawaba (Middle East) Ltd.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2010 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Asian News International
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Sep 6, 2010
Previous Article:Indian Army kicks off 15-day Trans-Himalayan motorbike expedition.
Next Article:'Jailbreak' bacteria can cause heart disease.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2019 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters