Advertisement
Monday, Oct 18, 2021
Outlook.com

Hell, High Water...And Now This

The Pakistan cricket team was a last ray of hope for a marooned nation. The match-fixing scandal has snuffed that one out too.

Hell, High Water...And Now This
AP
Hell, High Water...And Now This
outlookindia.com
-0001-11-30T00:00:00+05:53

Everywhere A Doosra

1993 Wasim Akram loses his captaincy for allegedly offering fast bowler Ata-ur-Rahman Rs 1 lakh to under-perform against New Zealand.

1998 Shane Warne and Mark Waugh accuse then Pakistan captain Salim Malik of attempting to bribe them to lose matches. After an inquiry by Justice Qayyum, Malik and fast bowler Ata-ur-Rehman are banned; doubts raised over  Wasim Akram, Inzamam-ul-Haq and Mushtaq Ahmed too.

2002 A bomb explodes in front of a Karachi hotel where the New Zealand cricket team was staying. They call off the tour. Leads to Pakistan playing a 'home' series against Australia in Sri Lanka and Sharjah.

2003 Inzamam-ul-Haq and Younis Khan brawl in public while playing a game of warm-up football during the World Cup in Zimbabwe; Saeed Anwar tries to intervene but is shoved down to the ground by Inzamam.

2004 In May, Pakistan asks the International Cricket Council (ICC) for a code of conduct to prevent former...

Advertisement

Outlook Newsletters

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Read More from Outlook

Kashmir Civilian Killings: Militants Gun Down Two More Migrant Labourers In Kulgam

Kashmir Civilian Killings: Militants Gun Down Two More Migrant Labourers In Kulgam

A day after two non-local cart vendors were shot dead in Kashmir, militants struck again today killing two more non-local labourers in the southern district of Kulgam.

Kerala Rains: 23 Killed In Flash Floods And Landslides, PM Modi Speaks To CM Vijayan

Kerala Rains: 23 Killed In Flash Floods And Landslides, PM Modi Speaks To CM Vijayan

The toll from disastrous flooding caused by heavy rains and landslides in hilly areas of two central Kerala districts rose to 23 as rescue workers recovered more bodies from the rubbles on Sunday.

Yuvraj Arrested In Chahal 'Casteist Remarks' Case, Released On Bail

Yuvraj Arrested In Chahal 'Casteist Remarks' Case, Released On Bail

'Yuvraj Singh came to Hansi on Saturday and we made a formal arrest. He was released on bail bond after a few hours,' DSP (Hansi) Vinod Shankar said.

Komic, World's Highest Motorable Village In Himachal, Gets Season’s First Snowfall

Komic, World's Highest Motorable Village In Himachal, Gets Season’s First Snowfall

Tourists and travellers have been asked not to venture towards the Kunzum Pass in Himachal Pradesh with snowfall being reported in several parts of the state including Rohtang Pass.

Advertisement