Tuesday, 17 February 2015
IS MOHAMMAD AMIR'S BAN A BLESSING IN DISGUISE?
Mohammad Amir: pariah or victim of circumstance? Scourge of the game who ought to have been banished ad infinitum, or a gullible and naive tool of his captain and his agent's malign schemes?
Clearly, both arguments are tenable, but this piece for ESPNcricinfo's The Cordon tries to look beyond the moral issues – which, heaven knows, has been done to death – and examine the seeming inevitability of his cricketing resurrection, specifically whether the five-year absence from the game might actually have helped him.
Amir's ban a blessing in disguise