hassaan.yaqin

Shaikh Hassaan Ainul Yaqin

An undergrad marketing student with an eye on cricket, music, media, telecom and food industries. Yaqin manages a cricket-based website, blogs at cricketismylifeline.blogspot.com and also runs his university's web-radio station, Radio IBA.

Match-fixing: more than what meets the eye

The match fixing saga has returned yet again. One decade after the ugly Hansie Cronje and Company incident it has been reported that up to seven Pakistan players are involved in match-fixing with pacers Mohammed Amir and Mohammed Asif at the forefront for bowling deliberate no-balls at pre-determined times. The whole controversy centres around the arrest of an alleged match-fixer Mazhar Majeed who has reportedly been arrested from the team hotel. A story in the Sky with questions The piece of news that has shaken the cricket world was broken by News of the World (NOTW). Their website claims it is an international exclusive ...

Read Full Post