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Saqlain hid wife in hotel room closet during 1999 WC!

Saqlain hid wife in hotel room closet during 1999 WC!
As the debate over whether wives and girlfriends should travel with players or not continues, former Pakistan spinner Saqlain Mushtaq has revealed during 1999 World Cup, he had sneaked his wife into hotels and hid her in the closet when the manager or the coach came knocking. “At the 1999 World Cup we’d been travelling with our wives and family, enjoying the tournament, but before the semi-final the management said wives are not allowed. I said to Sana (wife): ‘I’m not going to send you home.

I’m feeling comfortable. You’re going to stay here.’ So I gave her a list of the hotels. She would check in before me, and I kept her in my room. Whenever the manager and coach came knocking, I told her to go and hide in the cupboard,” he told ESPNcricinfo candidly. His teammates Mohammad Yousuf and Azhar Mahmood even one day told him they knew his wife was in the room and that she could come out from the cupboard.
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