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Why was the cricket called off?

Posted by: 2UE | 21 January, 2013 - 9:28 AM
Is there too much cricket? Should we limit the matches?

Michael Clarke admits the Australian team wanted to play-on in the rain, when the 4th One-Dayer against Sri Lanka was controversially washed out at the SCG. Paul Murray questions the umpire's decision. The Aussies can now only draw the series.


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Blog comments Your Say

  • Umpires used to decide whether to play or not, based on safety considerations. This time, their decision was based on fairness consideration. I suppose it wasn't fair that Australia was staring at a series defeat with one more match to go. So now they have a chance to draw at least. I suppose that is fair.

    Terrence Tuesday 22 January, 2013 - 11:21 PM
  • Well done to think of sometihng like that

    Arnie Tuesday 22 January, 2013 - 7:44 AM
  • Because the grass was growing quicker than the paint was drying on the members stand.

    Peter Monday 21 January, 2013 - 3:26 PM

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