October 11, 2007

Sri Lankan cricket

Atapattu's omission is just not cricket

Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

The handling of the Attapattu affair does not inspire confidence that the authorities are treading this path, says an editorial in the Sri Lanka based Daily News.

Also check out Suni Perera's open letter to the Sri Lankan board in lankaweb.com.

...despite the perks and incentives of cricket at the zenith of competiton there could come a time of crisis for Sri Lanka Cricket if players with a strong sense of integrity decided to be loyal to their axed fellow players and stood by them and refused to participate until there was some kind of redress and damage repair to the situation at hand and one need not look too far as the case of Zimbabwe Cricket stands out!

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Siddhartha Vaidyanathan is a former assistant editor at Cricinfo

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