Its Pakistan all the way at the first ever ICC Corruption awards

It was an all Pakistan affair at the first ever Mega Corruption awards organized by the International Cricket Council in Dubai on Friday. The Pakistani Cricket Board and its crickets swept awards under various categories. According to a Dubai datelined press release issued by the ICC, the awards have been instituted to encourage fixing and other forms of illegal gambling and to channel more money into the cricket body’s coffers.

Here are the categories and the winners

Definitely a fixed match award – Pakistan Vs Australia; winner Pakistan

Best cheeky behavior before a fixed match award – joint winners - Salman Butt and Mohammad Amir the day before Sydney test. (Salman Butt and Mohammad Amir were acting jubilant and cheeky in an Ed Hardy store while clad in ‘fluorescent apparel’. Both were drinking branded and bottled Ed Hardy water and were joking around, parading clothes to their teammates)

Best bookie
 in a televised role - Mazhar Majeed

Steve Bucknor Memorial Ignoranamous award
- winner Ricky Ponting for saying that he did not believe that the Sydney test was fixed

Best anonymous fixing effort
– joint winners ‘a dynamic Sri Lankan batsman’ and a ‘famous Australian batsman’

Best group fixing effort
– winners – 27 players and an official who fixed matches during IPL 2 in South Africa

Best fixing effort (individual)
– Kamran Khatmal, Sydney test

Ostrich award for ignorance
– winner ICC president Sharad Pawar

Dodo unit award
- winner ICC's Anti-Corruption and Security Unit

The ‘I can get some cheap publicity from this and get into Big Boss’ award
- winner Veena Malik

Certified wimp award - Mohammad Aamir for tuning approver


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