General - Harbhajan Singh Vs Andrew Symonds | Sikh Philosophy Network
  • Welcome to all New Sikh Philosophy Network Forums!
    Explore Sikh Sikhi Sikhism...
    Sign up Log in

General Harbhajan Singh Vs Andrew Symonds

Currently reading:
General Harbhajan Singh Vs Andrew Symonds

kds1980

SPNer
Joined
Apr 4, 2005
Messages
4,502
Likes
2,739
Age
38
Location
INDIA
At present the biggest issue that is going in india is Australian cricket tour controversy
And Harbhajan singh's ban after Andrew symonds blaming him for racial abuse.



Harbhajan's trysts with controversy
January 7, 2008


Text: Haresh Pandya

Although a spinner, Harbhajan Singh has got a fast bowler's temperament.

India's tour of Australia: Complete Coverage

This probably explains why he has been finding it increasingly difficult to steer himself clear of controversies.

But even his detractors will also agree that the three-Test ban that the ICC has slapped on him for his alleged racial slur on Andrew Symonds in the second Test in Sydney is simply too harsh by any yardstick.

One wonders what convinced the match referee Mike Procter, without any recorded proof, that Harbhajan was a culprit and Symonds an angel.

No one knows exactly what transpired when Symonds was batting and Harbhajan was bowling to him. But it's likely that the Indian may have said a few words in the choicest Punjabi or Hindi to the Aussie, which the latter, as is his wont, might have mistaken for a racial abuse.

Symonds is poor a victim of his own inferiority complex and tends to suspect anybody who says something to him, directly or indirectly and in a language he doesn't understand, even without any intention of hurting him or his sentiments. It's high time he became a true sport and showed some broadmindedness.

Photographs: Getty Images

Next


rediff.com: Harbhajan's trysts with controversy
 

Create an account or login to comment

You must be a member in order to leave a comment

Create account

Create an account on our community. It's easy!

Log in

Already have an account? Log in here.

Top