Re: Canadian Cricket Journalism
have no desire to continue this back-and-forth discussion on Canadian
cricket journalism, interesting as it may be to those who initiated it.
However, I do wish to correct two factual errors in the latest offerings of
Dori Krinski and Mike McLean.
writes: "Mr.T (meaning me) was apparently on the committee to run
this tournament (ICC Trophy 2001) but was asked to step down as by the
new committee,which was made up mainly of members of my club due to the
appearance that nothing was being done."
FACT: Yes I was on the Committee but was NOT "asked to step down" by any new committee because nothing was being done. I was long gone OFF the committee when the new committee took over. And thereby hangs a tale ! Not long after becoming involved it became apparent to me that the financial basis on which the CCA had applied for and been granted the tournament by the ICC was bound to lead to an ocean of red ink for the CCA. That's exactly what has happened, resulting in a loss of some $300,000 in a year and a highly solvent organization ending up passing the begging bowl around. When I saw that train coming down the track no one had to ask me to "step aside". I ran from it as fast as I could ! Should Mr.Krinski widen his narrow circle of information he would have known that.
Mike McLean states:
is not a criticism of Bagai's wicketkeeping which everyone
I have no problem
if McLean wishes to make snide remarks about me even though he has never
met me.Nor am I going to complain if he attacks my journalistic competence.
I gather I'm fairly notorious for giving as good as I get. He should just
be aware that this journalist considers an attack on him for criticizing
someone's wicketkeeping---- when the criticism is about running between
the wickets---- as equivalent to a doctor treating a patient for shin
splints when the complaint is tennis elbow.
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