World Cup quarter-final match between India and Bangladesh Umpires questioned the integrity of the International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson criticized to the ICC President of Bangladesh on Friday, fixing allegations ‘unfortunate’ and ‘gratuitous’.
AFP served, according to the Bangladeshi ICC president Mustafa Kamal had demanded that India-Bangladesh match on Thursday in Melbourne was ‘fixed’.
Mustafa Kamala said angrily,The ball of Rubel Hossain to Indian batsman Rohit Sharma (137 runs in the top scorer) in 90 innings he was out but umpires Aleem Dar and Ian Gould called No ball arbitrarily. That’s not quality umpiring of ICC.
Mr. Kamal also mentioned the wicket of Mahmudullah and LBW appeal of Shuresh Raina.
But Richardson rejected allegations of bias against the two umpires.
Richardson said, ” ICC Noted Mustafa Kamal’s comment. Unfortunately, he did it from the perspective of the individual. ICC president Mustafa Kamal should be aware of his speech. ”
South Africa’s former captain said there was a 50-50 decision to call no-ball. The spirit of the game the umpire’s decision is final and will be a tribute to him.
But Bangladeshi fans became angry to know this word from Richardson and they think Mr. David Richardson(ICC chief executive) trying to keep satisfaction of his boss Mr. Narayanaswami Srinivasan(Board Chairman of ICC) by criticizing to Mustafa Kamal(ICC President Bnagladesh) for his speech on behalf of Bangladesh Team.
Mustafa Kamal said, I can not represent Indian Cricket Council. If someone decided to impose on us, but it can not be accepted. It may be that I will resign.