Big Fights in Cricket: Exploring Intense Controversial Moments

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Star-all rounder was replaced by Vijay Tendulkar in the cricket team for limited-over matches against Australia and New Zealand.

Cricket is the most-watched and loved sport in the world. With its rich history and thrilling rules & format, it is loved by millions worldwide. Though there have been many extraordinary moments in the history of cricket, controversial moments exist. Over the past few centuries, cricket has seen almost everything, from ball tampering, fights and arguments, to match-fixing. You can delve deeper into the controversial moments in cricket history by continuing reading the article. 

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Top Controversial Moments in the Cricket History

As a cricket fan, you may have a keen interest in knowing every update about cricket. Well, explore the big fights in cricket and top controversial moments of teams and players, and even watch the whole episode online by using the best platform. 

  1. Spot-fixing Scandal of IPL 2013

There was a major spot-fixing scandal in the 2013 IPL season. Three cricketers of the team Rajasthan Royals (RR), namely Ajit Chandila, Ankeet Chavan, and S. Sreesanth were caught for match spot-fixing. Due to their alleged involvement in the IPL matches, they were imprisoned and suspended. Moreover, both teams Chennai Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) were banned for two years. 

As per the investigation, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) team principal and son-in-law of S.Srinivasan, Gurunath Meiappan was jailed. The IPL teams got suspended in 2015 but returned to the field in 2018. 

  1. Lalit Modi Removed as Chairman of IPL

The founder and former Chairman of the IPL, Lalit Modi had allegations of financial irregularities in 2010. According to the investigation, Lalit dealt in unfair means, such as financial irregularities, bid-rigging, and under-the-table deals. 

Lalit Modi was suspended from the position of Chairman by the  Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). However, Lalit Modi refused to resign from his position. Then, the BCCI suspended him from all cricket-related activities.

  • Bollywood Star Shah Rukh Khan Banned for 5 Years

The Bollywood Star and the co-owner of Kolkata Knight Riders franchise, Shah Rukh Khan, spoke to the security personnel in an abusive and disrespectful manner. The incident took place in 2012, and  was captured on camera, and the footage was shared by the media, enabling a large number of people to watch this side of Khan. 

Shah Rukh Khan was banned from entering the Wankhede Stadium for 5 years by the  Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA). This is one of the major media controversies, you may know in the history of cricket. 

  • Harbhajan Singh Slapped His Teammate Sreesanth

In the inaugural season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), there was a match scheduled between Kings XI Punjab and Mumbai Indians (MI). After the match ended, Harbhajan Singh slapped his teammate Sreesanth as he was angry with the latter’s on-field performance and behavior.

Harbhajan Singh received a lot of criticism by many people, including his fans. He denied that he slapped Sreenath and said that he only tapped him on the head. As per the final decision by the committee, Harbhajan Singh was banned from the entire 2008 IPL season. 

  • KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya Suspended in 2019

On a popular TV show Koffee With Karan, KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya were the guests. Though Rahul was using his words wisely at the show, Pandya passed some sexist & racist comments, and how he was involved with other women. They were suspended by the Board of Cricket for Council in India (BCCI). They also had to pay a fine of Rs 20 lakh to the BCCI. The star-all rounder was replaced by Vijay Tendulkar in the cricket team for limited-over matches against Australia and New Zealand. 

Sum Up!

Cricket excites people around the globe. From the art of playing cricket to match rules, people get highly amazed. However, they also get disappointed seeing their favorite player involved in any match scandal or criticized. To know more about the major controversy in cricket history, you can follow a reliable platform online.

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