Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Harbhajan cleared of racial abuse

Wow. I didn't expect that! Not sure how much BCCI used its clout, but if it did..hat's off to them.

From BBC

Harbhajan Singh has been cleared at an appeal hearing of racially abusing Australia all-rounder Andrew Symonds
Harbhajan pleaded guilty and was fined half his match fee and is free to play.

"The racial abuse charges have been dropped," said Niranjan Shah, secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India. "It is finished.

"The punishment is only for using obscene language."