Cricket's 20 Darkest Days: The Biggest Scandals and Shocks in the World Game

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Cricket's 20 Darkest Days: The Biggest Scandals and Shocks in the World Game
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Although international cricket has a rich and glittering history, the game has also seen its reputation and integrity severely tested at various times.

The sport's finest moments are, of course, the aspect we'd prefer to remember, but an array of both distasteful and shocking episodes have regularly threatened to damage the fabric of the game throughout its history.

From match-fixing, to drug scandals, to political protests, world cricket has almost endured it all.

Here, we count down the most significant of those events.

 

Note: The following slides present only brief summaries of events, given the scale of the scandals and controversies. You can read more on each event by following urls at the bottom of each slide.

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