Cricket Controversies: Amir-Butt Spot Fixing
No Balls can be costly, just ask a bowler when he gets a wicket only for the delivery to be declared a no ball. It can change the fate of a match, as Jasprit Bumrah found out in the ICC Champions trophy final of 2017. Having said that, a couple of no-balls in a test match between Pakistan and England at Lord’s in 2010 had a sinister hand behind them and far-reaching consequences. They unearthed a ‘spot-fixing’ scandal and had dire consequences for the culprits at the centre of it all.
Cricketnext Staff |July 13, 2019, 4:55 PM IST