Dirty Pics: When Australian players brought shame to cricket!
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In 2010, Michael Clarke was caught up in a nude photo scandal of his former fiancée Lara Bingle. The cricketer had to quit the New Zealand tour in the middle of the one-day series to attend his private affairs. The swimwear model Lara Bingle’s nude photos in the shower had leaked online. The scandal eventually led to the break-up of the couple.
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The Australian skipper Michael Clarke had attracted a lot of criticism for his participation in a provocative ramp walk event.
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In 1999, former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting was involved in a scuffle at a private hotel. The alleged scuffle had led to a swelling and bruises on his eye.
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The scuffle had attracted a lot of criticism from the cricket fraternity and Ponting was subjected to an explanation before the Cricket Australia board.
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In 2006 Champions Trophy, Australian players were slammed across the globe for pushing former BCCI chief Sharad Pawar from the presentation stage.
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The Australian cricket legend Alan Border had sparked a controversy after his derogatory finger flip during a Test match.
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Former Australian skipper Greg Chappell had stirred up a controversy after he ordered his brother Trevor Chappell to bowl an underarm delivery during a match. The incident has marred the history of cricket.
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Former Australian cricketer Greg Chappell had also assaulted a streaker during a match. The former Australian skipper had used his cricket bat to scare the naked man who had stormed into the field during an ongoing match.