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Sun’s Anila Baig On Shafted Pakistan Cricket, Tebbit’s Test And Shaggable Imran Khan

ANILA Baig is wheeled out to comment on the Pakistan cricket cheating story. Baig was born in Bradford. When she first wrote for the Sun her byline photo featured her dressed in the hijab. Now her head is bare.

As she told Sun readers back when she joined the team:

“Don’t be put off by the picture of me. I’m just a gal who likes to hide her highlights under a bushel – or a headscarf.”

Baig is a talented writer. But she has become the Sun’s rent-an-Asian-woman-Muslim. And today she is the rent-a-Pakistani. Baig has one of the biggest news beats in the tabloid world, covering TV, a gender, a religion and a continent. Now she is covering cricket.

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Posted: 30th, August 2010 | In: Reviews | Comment