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Worst fights on the cricket field

Wisden India logo Wisden India 10-10-2017

<p style="margin-bottom:1em;padding:0px 0.2em;font-size:13px;">The line about cricket being a gentleman&rsquo;s game is parroted often, and there are as many examples to suggest it remains one, as there are that prove it isn&rsquo;t.</p><p style="margin-bottom:1em;padding:0px 0.2em;font-size:13px;">Every now and then, players give in to their baser instincts and frustrations before sanity (read: umpires and the laws of the game) intervenes. Here, Wisden India looks at ten famous instances when tensions bubbled over on the field of play, resulting in fines, bans, and even quality time with lawyers.</p>

The line about cricket being a gentleman’s game is parroted often, and there are as many examples to suggest it remains one, as there are that prove it isn’t.

Every now and then, players give in to their baser instincts and frustrations before sanity (read: umpires and the laws of the game) intervenes. Here, Wisden India looks at ten famous instances when tensions bubbled over on the field of play, resulting in fines, bans, and even quality time with lawyers.

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