Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Cricket: Hair Regrets 'ill-advised' E-mail

Under-fire umpire Darrell Hair has apologised for sending an injudicious e-mail to cricket's governing body, the International Cricket Council.

Hair wrote to the ICC offering to resign in return for $500,000, after the ball-tampering row with Pakistan.

"I wish to apologise for an ill-advised but entirely confidential e-mail that gave people opportunity to question my motives," the 53-year-old said.

"I also thank people around the world for their support in huge numbers."

Read more at BBC Sport

$500,000 to resign? Who does he think he is?? Oh wait....

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