Astounding U-turn of the year
Haroon Lorgat's assertion that the ICC "would love to have a Test Championship" quickly changed to "...You have to understand that the ICC can't go against the wishes of the powerful boards. The board needs to balance several objectives" when it became clear that money would prevail. The lack of a guarantee that India would remain in the top four sides in the world and subsequent risk attached to immensely lucrative TV rights proved critical, and the competition was promptly hurled onto the back burner once more.
Epic fail of the year
It has not been a good yearRead More »from Alternative cricket awards for 2011