Top 5 infamous cricket controversies

During the fourth day of the fourth test at Oval the two field umpire’s Darrell Hair and Billy Doctrove stopped the play in between and call for new balls, as it was soon become manifested that the visitors have done something wrong with the white ball.

After the incident, the umpire awarded five extra runs to England and offered them a replacement ball, though in that test match after tea session the Pakistan cricket team refuse to take on the field and it became the first test match to be forfeited.

The skipper held accountable for the team’s behavior and soon the mater got cleared by an ICC tribunal, later on, Inzamam handed a four-match ban for ball-tampering and for disrupting the play in between.

3.Shahid Afridi:

Another Pakistani legend included his name in this list, in 2010 the former Pakistani captain found guilty in the fifth and final ODI match against Australia in waca.

The third umpire saw the footage on the television and reported about it to the on-field umpire and after a brief discussion with Afridi the ball was changed and Pakistan lost the final match and lost the series by 5-0 margin.

Initially, Afridi tried to defend himself by saying that he was just trying to smell the ball but later on he accepted his fault and he was ashamed for his actions.2. Faf Du Plessis: