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After my blog yesterday on cricket cheating, Pakistan floods, Niger floods and media story priorities… I have spotted that Eddie Arthur has blogged on vaguely similar lines.

It seemed dreadful to me that a sporting scandal could be seen as more important than the lives of millions of people in Pakistan. I was all fired up to write an indignant blog post about how the Western media are so biased in their approach to world issues, when I learned that the cricket corruption story was also headline news in Pakistan at the moment!

With you, Eddie, I still find the relative priorities to be somewhat surprising and very puzzling!

You can read the rest of it here – and also see a photo of a cricket match in Gouabafla, Ivory Coast: E Arthur bowling to D Arthur!

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