BOB WOOLMER

  • Mahesh Bhatt brings Woolmer alive on screen March 27, 2008

    Mumbai: British actor Richard Burton will play the role of Pakistans dead cricket coach Bob Woolmer in Mahesh Bhatt's movie on cricket and matchfixing called Jannat. Burton, a cricket coachcumactor, was also a friend of Woolmer's in real life. Burton is not related to the legendary Richard Burton, says Mahesh Bhatt. "An...
  • A year later, Woolmer's death still haunts world cricket March 19, 2008

    New Delhi: International cricket means endless travelling and nonstop living out of hotels and tragic deaths aren't part of the deal. But exactly a year ago, the thenPakistan coach Bob Woolmer lost his life in a hotel room in Jamaica during the World Cup after his team crashed out of the...
  • QOTD: Woolmer case a huge blot? June 14, 2007

    Pakistan's cricket coach, Bob Woolmer almost certainly died of heart failure, Jamaica Police said on Wednesday ending a highprofile murder investigation into his death. Its a big embarrassment for the entire cricket fraternity, as the police have reversed their stand on Woolmer's death while ruling out the previous theories that...
  • Bhatt's new film inspired by Woolmer June 6, 2007

    New Delhi: Even as the concerned authorities flip flop over their verdict on the Bob Woolmer case, filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has announced a film inspired by the death of the former Pakistani cricket coach. The films storyline includes a foreign coach who gets murdered by the betting mafia. While Bhatt confirms...
  • 'Woolmer died of heart failure' May 13, 2007

    New Delhi: The newspaper The Jamaica Gleaner claimed on Sunday that the latest investigations revealed that Bob Woolmer was not murdered, but died of heart failure. The Gleaner says that the Scotland yard investigators who were assisting the Jamaican police have studied the pathology report and come to the conclusion...
  • LOC: Woolmer murder still a mystery March 24, 2007

    Jamaican police have confirmed that Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer was murdered. The Pakistan cricket team have been DNA tested but the the motive behind the murder still remains a mystery. ...
  • Has 'gentlemen's' game died with Bob? March 22, 2007

    New Delhi: The gentlemens game is becoming dark and dangerous. Bob Woolmer, Pakistans coach may just have been murdered in Jamaica. Pakistan losing to Ireland and subsequently being kicked out of the World Cup was a shock perhaps too hard for Bob Woolmer to overcome. With the Jamaican Police confirming that...
  • Unholy nexus of dons and bookies March 21, 2007

    New Delhi, Mumbai: Pakistan losing to Ireland and subsequently being kicked out of the World Cup was a shock perhaps too hard for Bob Woolmer to overcome. With the Jamaican Police confirming that Woolmer died under highly mysterious circumstances, the reasons for his death have become even more murky. ...
  • Cricket's scandals go on and on March 21, 2007

    New Delhi: The men play for World Cup glory, but the game of cricket, filled with passion, spirit and competition has a dark side too. In April 2000, South Africa's skipper Hansie Cronje confessed to being involved in the largest match fixing scandal in the history of cricket. Convicted by the...
  • Woolmer's death getting murkier March 21, 2007

    Jamaica: Bob Woolmer's mysterious death has opened the proverbial can of worms. Many questions remain unanswered after the Jamaica Police said that Woolmer's death was suspicious and confirmed that he died of poisoning. Could he have been murdered? Was it because he was planning to expose a bookiecricketer nexus? 'Inconclusive' and 'suspicious' are...
  • Bengal prays for "restoration of peace" March 21, 2007

    New Delhi: Irrespective of their religious and political affiliations, Bengalis are now praying for an auspicious 1414 (Bengali New Year), commencing from April 15. The Nandigram massacre and Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer's death in Kingston has left them in shock during the past week. A week after the Black Wednesday, special prayers...
  • Woolmer's autopsy report inconclusive March 21, 2007

    Jamaica: The autopsy report of Bob Woolmer has proved to be 'inconclusive'. Officials of Jamaica Police have said that the report was not clear and further tests would be carried out. "Autopsy report is inconclusive as of now and we are waiting for the final report to be given to us," Pakistan...
  • Much stress, sweat over cricket March 20, 2007

    New Delhi: As tributes pour in for Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer, his death remains shrouded in mystery. Woolmer's son says his father may have died of stress. Britain's Daily Mirror says he may have died of a suspected overdose of drugs and alcohol and reports in the Pakistani media say...
  • How stress becomes the silent killer March 19, 2007

    New Delhi: Could stress have killed Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer? The 58yearold clearly had a demanding job, and a hectic lifestyle, with a grueling tour schedule. But was it stressful enough to kill him? We talk about certain neurochemicals and these kinds of chemicals if they go high can...
  • Did a dejected Woolmer commit suicide? March 19, 2007

    New Delhi: A fresh angle surfaced into the mysterious death of Pakistan cricket team coach Bob Woolmer on Monday as a section of the Pakistani media said that the former England player could have committed suicide. Rumour mill suggests that Woolmer might have committed suicide, reported Pak news daily Jangs...
  • Rift between Woolmer and Inzamam August 25, 2006

    London: Bob Woolmer may soon resign as the coach of the Pakistan cricket team as his relation with the team management has "descended into acrimony" following the sensational balltampering row, a leading British newspaper claimed on Thursday. Woolmer is believed to be angry at team manager Zaheer Abbas' lack of focussed...