9 Biggest Controversies In Cricket History

By SiliconIndia   |   Friday, 28 November 2014, 11:20 Hrs
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BANGALORE: Every sport has certain ethics to follow like sportsmanship, fair play; it is like playing it with the right spirit. One such sport is cricket- the gentleman’s game, probably the favorite of each one of us. Cricket is not only a game; it’s a tradition in a country like India.

But, ’where there is good, the evil follows it automatically.’ There are certain shameful incidents occurred in the history of cricket that marked “black spots” on this beautiful sport, cricket. So, just gear up in your pads to receive some shocking controversial bouncers that were not at all welcomed in cricket as compiled by India TV.

1. Spot Fixing Disaster Involving Pakistani Players

The cricket history has a number of spot fixing scandals. Spot FixingAmong them, the biggest was the spot fixing scandal in 2010, involving Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir in a Test match against England at Lords. 

The three alleged cricketers were trapped in a video tape accepting money from a bookie named Mazhar Majeed for bowling deliberately ‘no balls’ at specific points in an over. The three cricketers were banned for playing cricket for certain years by ICC.

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