KheloPakistan » Articles for 12.02.2012
Chipper, chirpy and cheerful; Boom Boom is back with a boooooooom! Another 5-wicket haul for him. Now confined to the role of a senior member of the side only, this bouncy character has not much to do in the field than just to bowl. So imagine where does all the yearning to pat a few backs and change a few positions or roar a few suggestions to a down-and-out bowler go…
Not sure? It simply clamps on to his status as world’s most destructive bowler. With Shoaib Akhtar out of the scene, Brett Lee not getting any younger and other express bowlers not making their mark like the former two champions, this era belongs to spin greats and Afridi stands tall amongst them.
I liked the commitment shown by Suarez by deliberately handling the ball which subsequently paved the way for Uruguay to reach Semi Final of the World Cup... but this commitment has proved more like an ego problem instead of a commitment towards the team.
Fast forward to the time when Evra presented his hand to Suarez and he has proved that he is the ultimate racist football player of the era.