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ICC getting some spine back?

This is something I never thought would happen. After the debacle of the ICC bowing to pressure from the Asian power-holders and overturning the Pakistan forfeit at the Oval in 2006, they've now gone and reversed the overturned decision!

Read the Cricinfo article here.

Key piece of the article:

"The ICC has no power under the laws of cricket to decide that results should be altered, whether it feels it's 'inappropriate' or otherwise," Tony Lewis, the chairman of the MCC's world cricket committee, had said in a statement in October. "The ICC's decision is wrong and sets a very dangerous precedent. Cricket is the worse for this decision."


Too bloody right too. Overturning decisions weeks, months or years later is a farce, it makes a complete mockery of the sport. UK horseracing should take note. Being able to take a protest to court, months after all punters have been paid out is just ridiculous.

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