Greatest Cricket Controversies
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Greatest Cricket Controversies

Sledging, Jellybeans, Racism - some made it to the headlines, while others were brushed under the carpets. Check out rare photos of the greatest cricket controversies and scandals.
Neetole Mitra30th Sep, 2013
Harbhajjan & Symonds

Harbhajjan & Symonds

Symonds slammed Racial abuse charges against Indian Spinner. The spinner was banned the spinner's ban for allegedly calling Symonds a "monkey" during the second Test.

Zaheer Khan

Zaheer Khan

In the second Test between England and India at Trent Bridge in 2007, things broke out into school ground behaviour when an un-named England player started scattering jellybeans around the Indian batting crease. The Indians complained afterwards but the culprit never came forward.

NewZealand Australia Series 1981

NewZealand Australia Series 1981

New Zealand needed 6 runs to win so Greg Chappell ordered brother Trevor to bowl and under arm 'grubber'.

Sachin & Chapell

Sachin & Chapell

Sachin was criticized by Coach Greg Chappel for his attitude. Chappel wanted Sachin to bat down the batting order while Sachin believed he can be more useful as an opener to the team's cause. Sachin hit out at out at the comments attributed to Chappell by pointing out that no coach has ever suggested his attitude towards cricket is incorrect.

Team pakistan

Team pakistan

Pakistan walked off the ground in 2006 against England when the umpires accused them of tampering with the ball.

The 1st Test In Perth back in 81 will be remembered for one of the ugliest displays of cricket ever. Stories differ over whose fault it was, but we still wish that Dennis Lillee had belted Javed Miandad

The 1st Test In Perth back in 81 will be remembered for one of the ugliest displays of cricket ever. Stories differ over whose fault it was, but we still wish that Dennis Lillee had belted Javed Miandad

The 1st Test In Perth back in 81 will be remembered for one of the ugliest displays of cricket ever. Stories differ over whose fault it was, but we still wish that Dennis Lillee had belted Javed Miandad

Srilankan Team attacked in Pakistan

Srilankan Team attacked in Pakistan

It was the most shocking event in the history of Cricket when Srilankan Team was attacked by terrorists in Pakistan. Leaving some players injured & shocked.

In the second Test between England and India at Trent Bridge in 2007, things broke out into school ground behaviour when an un-named England player started scattering jellybeans around the Indian batting crease. The Indians complained afterwards but the c

In the second Test between England and India at Trent Bridge in 2007, things broke out into school ground behaviour when an un-named England player started scattering jellybeans around the Indian batting crease. The Indians complained afterwards but the c

In the second Test between England and India at Trent Bridge in 2007, things broke out into school ground behaviour when an un-named England player started scattering jellybeans around the Indian batting crease. The Indians complained afterwards but the c

Javed Miadad & Kiran More

Javed Miadad & Kiran More

Pakistan were chasing a formidable Indian total and were pretty much out of the game. The Indians however were keen to see the back of Miandad - old fears die hard.Miandad who was unable to push the scoring along began to get frustrated with Kiran More's chatter behind the stumps and proceeds to provide a sensational / controversial cricket moment by jumping up and down while imitating More's fake appeals for caught behind, the previous ball.

Hansie Cronje was a champion South African cricketer and captain in the 1990s. He was banned for life from pro cricket for his role in a match-fixing scandal. He later died in a suspicious aircraft crash.

Hansie Cronje was a champion South African cricketer and captain in the 1990s. He was banned for life from pro cricket for his role in a match-fixing scandal. He later died in a suspicious aircraft crash.

Hansie Cronje was a champion South African cricketer and captain in the 1990s. He was banned for life from pro cricket for his role in a match-fixing scandal. He later died in a suspicious aircraft crash.

The fourth day of the fourth Test between England and Pakistan at The Oval, Hair was involved in controversy when he ruled that the Pakistani team had been involved in ball tampering. They awarded five penalty runs to England and offered them a replacemen

The fourth day of the fourth Test between England and Pakistan at The Oval, Hair was involved in controversy when he ruled that the Pakistani team had been involved in ball tampering. They awarded five penalty runs to England and offered them a replacemen

The fourth day of the fourth Test between England and Pakistan at The Oval, Hair was involved in controversy when he ruled that the Pakistani team had been involved in ball tampering. They awarded five penalty runs to England and offered them a replacemen

Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar

In a notorious ODI performance in 1975, he opened the batting and managed just 36 (not out) off 174 balls (scoring just one four). Replying to England's 334 from 60 overs, India managed only 132 for 3 from the 60 overs. It was alleged that Gavaskar deliberately performed poorly in that match, due to his annoyance with the promotion of Srinivas Venkataraghavan to captaincy. He later claimed that he could not adjust to the pace of the game.

Afridi & Gambhir

Afridi & Gambhir

Kanpur ODI, War of words between the two players. Gambhir was baned for a match after this exchange of words.

In one of the most controversial incidents in cricketing history, Shakoor Rana came face-to-face with Mike Gatting in the finger-wagging incident that stopped the Faislabad test in 1987. The incident in question occurred on the second day of the Test a

In one of the most controversial incidents in cricketing history, Shakoor Rana came face-to-face with Mike Gatting in the finger-wagging incident that stopped the Faislabad test in 1987. The incident in question occurred on the second day of the Test a

In one of the most controversial incidents in cricketing history, Shakoor Rana came face-to-face with Mike Gatting in the finger-wagging incident that stopped the Faislabad test in 1987. The incident in question occurred on the second day of the Test a

Dennis Lillee in 1979

Dennis Lillee in 1979

Dennis Lillee caused a stir in 1979 when he went out to the crease with an aluminium bat, it was a stunt for a mates company. It was called the ComBat and after a heated discussion Lillee threw it 40 metres across the WACA.

Saurav Ganguly & Greg Chappell

Saurav Ganguly & Greg Chappell

Their relation went sour when Chappell sent an email to BCCI stating that Ganguly was unfit to lead the Indian team during India's Zimbabwe tour in 2005. Ganguly, in turn, said Chappell had actually asked him to step down. Resulting Ganguly was stripped of his captaincy and dropped from the team.

Biggest Cheaters Of The Entertainment World
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Uri Attacks: 18 Martyrs Who Sacrificed Their Lives For The Nation
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Uri Attacks: 18 Martyrs Who Sacrificed Their Lives For The Nation

The recent uri attack by the Pakistani militant army has left the entire country shaken. The brutal attacks in Kashmir where the Indian Army immediately took charge to neutralise the enemy, was followed by a harsh truth that dawned upon everyone once the mission was complete. The dawn raid surprised soldiers in their sleep; militants set fire to one building before the four were killed in a gunfight. Four militants were confirmed killed after penetrating the base in Uri near the Line of Control with Pakistan. The Pakistani militant crooks said to have lobbed 17 grenades in nearly 3 minutes which caused a fire in the rear administrative base camp tents resulting in the first 13-14 deaths. A gun battle ensued lasting six hours, during which all the four terrorists were killed. Additional 19 - 30 soldiers were reported to have been injured in the attack, eventually making th death toll touch 18th mark. Here are the 18 martyrs who fought their battles bravely and died while serving their sole purpose of protecting their land and people. RIP Brave Souls!
Hidden Secrets Of Model-Turned-Actresses In Bollywood
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Hidden Secrets Of Model-Turned-Actresses In Bollywood

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Rekha's biggest secrets revealed!
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Rekha is without a doubt one of the most enigmatic stars in Bollywood. With a real life that could rival any film script, Rekha has managed to keep her life away from the spotlight causing intense scrutiny. Here are some of her biggest secrets revealed! Disclaimer: itimes does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any information's, content or contained on, distributed through, or linked, downloaded or accessed from any of the services contained on this website.
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Shatrughan Sinha And Sonakshi Sinha's Family Secrets
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