cricket betting betway blog banner small
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Former Pakistan coach, Geoff Lawson has expressed sympathy for Amir.

  1. #1
    U19 12th Man angad's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010

    Icon1 Former Pakistan coach, Geoff Lawson has expressed sympathy for Amir.

    Former Pakistan coach, Geoff Lawson has expressed sympathy for Amir.

    "For me, it would be a great tragedy if a young man such as Amir, a shining light of hope, has been led astray, Pakistan's socio-economic situation needed to be taken into account before rushing in to judge the alleged actions of its cricketers."

    "We must remember that we are judging these guys by the standards of our own country, when their situations are vastly different, The first time I met Mohammad Amir was when he was 16, coming to an Under-19s camp. He comes from a small village near the Swat valley and was delayed by three hours because the Taliban had closed the highway. That doesn't happen in this country."

    "We should consider that a cricketer might not be thinking of personal gain but of getting money to buy a generator for his village because they don't have electricity."

    "The Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ijaz Butt is not a leader, he should not have the job, he is incapable."
    Read full story - Mohammad Amir earns sympathy amid scandal

    Last edited by angad; 30-08-2010 at 02:15 PM.

  2. #2
    Cricket Web Staff Member / Global Moderator Neil Pickup's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2002
    Oxford, England
    All in this thread: The Aamer Situation
    MSN Messenger: minardineil2000 at hotmail dot com | AAAS Chairman
    CricketWeb Black | CricketWeb XI Captain
    ClarkeWatch: We're Watching Rikki - Are You?

    Up The Grecians - Exeter City FC

    Completing the Square: My Cricket Web Blog

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Australia v Pakistan ODIs
    By James in forum Fantasy Cricket
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 31-01-2010, 05:42 AM
  2. Cricket Quiz (Pakistan Special)
    By bullseye in forum Cricket Chat
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 09-09-2009, 01:28 AM
  3. India Pakistan Slug-fest !!
    By SJS in forum Cricket Chat
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 17-08-2009, 10:50 AM
  4. Mahmood and Panesar power England to series glory
    By symonds_94 in forum Cricket Chat
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 08-08-2006, 10:11 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts