Michael Atherton slams contrasting ECB positions on Pakistan tour and IPL

LONDON: Former captain Michael Atherton says it was strange that the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) called off the Pakistan tour citing players’ welfare but allowed them a three-month window to play the Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 event. In a scathing assessment of ECB’s decision, Atherton said it was worse than India’s recent withdrawal from the Manchester Test. There are questions in England … Continue reading Michael Atherton slams contrasting ECB positions on Pakistan tour and IPL