Yates is sorry to hear you’re a bit put out by the recent leaks of Lou Vincent and Brendan McCullum’s testimonies to the ACSU.
But you can’t be surprised at the frustration being felt by fans around the world that so few disciplinary measures or convictions have been achieved or contributed by the ACSU. By so few I mean zero. Zip. None. Naff all. Not a God Damn thing. The only convictions that have been achieved have come via discredited newspapers running scams and police tapping phone lines. Nowhere was the ACSU to be seen.
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The trial is over. Though we still have the inevitable appeals to come. The fixer and the three cricketers are now spending their time at the invitation of Her Britannic Majesty as sentenced by Mr Justice Cooke, whose comments are worth reading.
This whole thing has been bemusing, bewitching, infuriating, confounding but above all deeply saddening. As revelation after revelation was reported on Twitter by @Cricketer_RDJ, Yates could be seen going about his work with looks of all those feelings on his face. The game Yates loves, the game which stood as a byword for everything right and proper, the game Yates has spent years of his life watching, discussing and following has been betrayed, vilely soiled upon from a great height.
And it may never be the same again.
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