Originally posted by lordhighgusThat is a crazy article:
Jamaican police have confirmed they are treating the death of Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer as suspicious, with the Pakistan team saying the death "may have been murder".
Wow! Poor simple bugger.
Originally posted by invigorateYes, Safraz Nawaz is going over the top.
That is a crazy article:
"It was the betting mafia which eliminated Hansie Cronje. It was the same betting mafia which killed 'Cadbury', the well-known bookie from Pakistan who later settled in South Africa. Cadbury's body was cut into pieces. Now, that has been the fate of Woolmer," Nawaz said.
"The other factor to help India will be that since muc ...[text shortened]... with Cricket Next on March 13
Conspiracy theories are going to mushroom from this one!
Originally posted by briey1I don't believe it's anything but natural. And he didn't look well to me just before he died. And, a disgruntled fan would shoot or stab him.
Given what happened last time Pakistan were knocked out of the World Cup (Burning effigies of Bob Woolmer and the team together with the stoning of their bus), it is not unreasonable to think it could be some disappointed fanatic.
Originally posted by buffalobillLooks like this might not be the case now...
I don't believe it's anything but natural. And he didn't look well to me just before he died. And, a disgruntled fan would shoot or stab him.
Originally posted by briey1I can believe that some match fixing is involved in cricket.
For my money, the loss to Ireland was so extraordinary, l think that match was thrown, just look at the some of the wickets!
Originally posted by mtthwBut, they probably reckoned on beating West Indies and still going through to the super 8s after losing to Ireland. The fact that they lost to WI made the plan go awry, hence the tragedy.
I can believe that some match fixing is involved in cricket.
But I don't believe for a moment that Pakistan would eliminate themselves from the world cup in that way deliberately. Especially given the response they knew they'd be going home to. They looked devastated.