Kapil Dev Beckons Imran Khan to Save and Look After Pakistan Cricket

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The spot fixing scandal that has marred Pakistan’s tour of England has had some usual and unusual requests. You decide on this one.
Indian captain of the winning 1983 World Cup team, Kapil Dev, is calling upon the Pakistan captain of the 1992 World Cup team, to help Pakistan restructure itself around morals, ethics and values in light of the match fixing that has come to light.
Kapil Dev spoke highly of Imran Khan, “I appeal to Imran Khan to take charge of the current situation in Pakistan. Being the cleanest player, it’s he who can save and look after Pakistan cricket. None of us want the game in Pakistan to be finished, as this is one country that has produced some of the finest cricketers.”
Kapil said he had sympathy for the Pakistan cricketers but also reiterated that those found guilty of it should be taken to task, “I do feel sorry for Pakistani cricketers and Pakistan cricket. But at the same time, the alleged ones should be severely punished if proved guilty.
He also implored the International Cricket Council (ICC) to uphold the image of the game and get rid of people who have interests other than cricket, “I’m not qualified to say ICC should ban players. But I appeal to the governing body to look after the game and make sure right people investigate the current issue. It should ensure that betting scandals carried out by a handful of negative people do not taint the wonderful game.”
“Don’t bet on cricket,” was Kapil Dev’s warning to the budding youth wanting to play cricket professionally.

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