Lahore: Former Indian spinner Bishen Singh Bedi on Saturday lashed out at the "holier-than-thou" attitude of the western cricket boards while coming to the rescue of the Pakistan cricket Board over spot-fixing allegations.
Bedi on Saturday reacted strongly to a statement by Cricket Australia's chief executive James Sutherland who recently said that PCB could have avoided the spot-fixing scandal in Britain if it had implemented the recommendations of the Qayyum report into corruption in the 1990s.
"I would have big question marks about whether those things would have happened last year if those recommendations had been fully implemented," The Age newspaper quoted Sutherland, as saying.
However, Bedi felt that Sutherland's statement was uncalled for and it was time Pakistan, India and other Asian boards formed a common front against such statements....more
02:04 PM, Jan 18, 2008