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Friday, June 27, 2008
Following the ouster of Zimbabwe from ICC, articles about the ICC's decision have been doing the rounds and this one takes the cake. Statement from a BCCI spokesperson:

"We have always supported Zimbabwe cricket and have nothing to do with the political situation there," a senior BCCI official told Cricinfo. "In fact, we are a bit surprised that the issue has been brought up once again since the ICC board had discussed this last year and decided clearly that politics and cricket can't be mixed. The BCCI believes that a country's politics and its cricket don't go together. There is no reason to change our stand now."

Politics and cricket don't go together? In that case, how come the country's agricultural minister is the president of the BCCI?

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2 Comments:
  • At 6:45 pm, Anonymous keerthana said…

    Dude,it says cricket cannot be mixed with politics..not politicians!

     
  • At 1:24 pm, Blogger Sheks said…

    Yeah but what Lalit Modi is exhibiting is typical of a politician.

     
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