World T20: ICC should investigate India-Bangladesh match, says former Pakistan spinner

first_imgFormer Pakistan spinner Tauseef Ahmed said that the International Cricket Council’s anti-corruption and security unit need to probe the World T20 match between India and Bangladesh since the result looks suspicious.The 57-year old, who played 34 Tests and 70 ODIs, said he could see no cricketing logic for the way Bangladesh gifted the match to India in the final over.”The way the match ended it just does not feel right to me. I think it needs to be investigated by the authorities including the ICC,” he told Geo Super channel.Bangladesh lost the match in the final ball, needing two runs to win from three balls with wickets in hand. Three wickets fell in as many balls.”Bangladesh is now not an inexperienced side. They had experienced players at the crease. I don’t understand how they could not first opt to tie the match and try for a big hit,” he said.Tauseef, who is also head coach of the Pakistan A team and was also on the coaching staff of the Islamabad United side which recently won the Pakistan Super League, said his experience tells him that something was not right.”I don’t know what to say. Best if the ICC looks into the match and holds an inquiry. Look everyone knows things do happen nowadays in cricket matches so nothing wrong in looking into the match,” he added.The final ball win allowed India to stay alive in the World T20 semi-final contention race.last_img read more

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A’s Prospect Dies After NY Shooting

first_imgNEW YORK A 23-year-old baseball prospect who was shot last month in a fast-food parking lot in New York has died.A spokeswoman for the New York City medical examiner’s office says Mike Nolan’s death was reported to the office on Friday.The Journal News says Nolan was declared brain dead on Thursday.Nolan was shot Sept. 18 in the parking lot of a Burger King in Yonkers. Police have made no arrests.He had been hospitalized in New York City since the shooting.Nolan was drafted by the Oakland A’s in the 18th round of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft.The left-handed pitcher’s mother, Donna Nolan, said the A’s sent flowers to the family’s home.Nolan’s father, Jimmy Nolan, said the young man’s family planned to donate his organs.TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img read more

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