7 Pakistani Cricket Controversies That Have Stunned The World

It is a fundamental obligation in Pakistan to love cricket and to idealize the cricketers that are representing your country in international events. However we have had our fair share of bad publicity when it comes to our boys in green. Here are some of the times that our cricketers have come under severe scrutiny…

 1. When Lala Thought The Ball Was An Apple

Our very own Shahid Khan Afridi was caught in a ball tampering scandal which shocked Pakistani fans world wide

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2. Just Say No

Mohammad Asif  was banned from playing international cricket in 2011 for spot fixing he also served a one yer jail sentence. However he is more well know for getting caught with 0.24 grams of opium at Dubai airport.


3. Butt Saab Tusi Great Ho

Salman Butt was the main player behind the whole match fixing fiasco in 2011 that ruined the career of 3 promising young talented cricketers.


4. The Play Boy Of The Cricketing World

This man needs no introduction and he has an unending list of controversies attached to his name, starting from beating up his own teammate, drug use, affairs and verbal abuse of other players


5. Inzi Goes Fundo

During the time Inzamam-ul- Huq was capitan we had to ask ourselves, “Yar yeh cricket khilara hai ya tableegh pay lay jaraha hai”?


    6. Boys Will Be Boys

Mohammad Amir one of the most talented fast bowlers of his time,decided to throw it all away at the age of 18 so he could make a couple of pounds


  7. Timeless Badass

One of the coolest controversies that Pakistani fans still talk about today, is when Miandad struck Dennis Lillie on the top of the head with a bat


Sometimes being controversial isn’t that bad

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NEW DELHI, INDIA - OCTOBER 31:  Ricky Ponting and Matthew Hayden of Australia lie on the ground along with the Indian players and umpire Billy Bowden as a swarm of bees pass over the ground during day three of the Third Test match between India and Australia at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium on October 31,2008 in New Delhi,India.  (Photo by Michael SteeleGetty Images)

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