HEADLINE: England pulling out of Pakistan tour just 'western arrogance' - Holding

link CaribbeanCricket.com Joined: Mar 5, 2003
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10/6/21, 9:57:26 AM 

West Indies bowling legend turned commentator Michael Holding has accused the England team of displaying ‘western arrogance’ following the decision to withdraw from the tour of Pakistan.

Last month, the England Cricket Board announced the decision to pull out of the tour of Pakistan, which was expected to include matches for both the men’s and women’s teams.  The decision came sharply on the back of the New Zealand’s team's choice to pull out of a similarly planned tour after citing security concerns.

"The ECB statement doesn't wash with me," the always forthright Holding said. "No substance."

"Nobody wants to come forward and face up to anything because they know what they did was wrong,” he added.

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link nitro Joined: Apr 9, 2003
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10/6/21, 10:55:15 AM 
When they pull out of the Ashes...oh Australia is not a western nation...my bad.

link beesis Joined: Feb 3, 2003
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10/6/21, 12:37:51 PM 
In reply to nitro

"The ECB statement doesn't wash with me.." is the reason given by Mr Holding because it does not have any substance in his view. Did you see the statement the ECB put out regarding the Ashes cancellation? Did you compare the two statements and see why Mr Holding has this view? Mmmm I wonder why you made that statement without checking. I wonder why.

link Khaga Joined: Mar 28, 2016
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10/6/21, 1:54:50 PM 
Is the WI traveling to Pakistan?

link mikelegend Joined: Nov 27, 2009
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10/6/21, 2:28:08 PM 
In reply to Khaga

If the price is right…

link Narper Joined: Jan 3, 2003
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10/6/21, 2:54:50 PM 
Holding retired....now he could cuss ECB

link nitro Joined: Apr 9, 2003
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10/6/21, 6:09:14 PM 
In reply to beesis

He comes across as a very angry man. Why was he so cool all these years when he was earning the good dollars?

Kiwis pulled out for credible security concerns. Wasnt this the same concerns of the Pommies?

link InHindsight Joined: Feb 23, 2007
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10/6/21, 9:01:18 PM 
In reply to nitro

You're being disingenuous are you?

So much wrong with your logic

link Ewart Joined: Mar 4, 2005
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10/6/21, 9:25:53 PM 
In reply to InHindsight

That's the real nitro for you.


link Kay Joined: Jan 31, 2015
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10/6/21, 10:17:48 PM 
Mental stress resulting from bubble fatigue is real, as the UB.

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