- Bob Woolmer’s murder mystery continues. The Times reports that Woolmer struggled to control the Pakistanis, but there was no row in the bus as was reported earlier. The Police claimed that they had to allow the Pakistan team to leave Jamaica in order to avoid a diplomatic incident. Does that mean they are suspects? The Age also reports about the interviews and states this –
Using the false name Newman, on the night after the murder, Talat moved from the 12th floor to the hotel’s suites on the 17th floor. Inzamam had changed to the fifth floor before the murder. Mushtaq was asked about cuts to his face and whether he had gone to hospital.
- India is officially out of the World cup. No surprises here – Bangladesh were expected to beat Bermuda and they did. Chappell has said that
many issues need to be addressed. Future careers could hinge on BCCI meetings to be held on April 6th and 7th. People in India have been very upset over the results with even Lallu Prasad Yadav demanding the sacking of guru Greg and the entire Indian team. According to the Indian Express, India could slide down to No. 8 in the ODI rankings. Hmmm…somehow after the WC performance, the rankings don’t seem to matter anymore.
- It is now Mark Waugh’s turn to lash out at Gavaskar. He claims that the Aussies, South Africans and the Kiwis play to win while the Asians, play for individual records and that they push the rules. Talk about fanning a dying fire…