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Black Day in Cricket History


There have been several black days in the history of cricket, when tragic incidents have taken place on or off the field. Here are some of the most notable ones:

  1. The death of Phillip Hughes: Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes passed away on November 27, 2014, after being hit by a bouncer during a domestic match in Sydney. He suffered a severe head injury and never regained consciousness.
  2. The terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team: On March 3, 2009, the Sri Lankan cricket team was attacked by gunmen while on their way to a Test match in Lahore, Pakistan. Six members of the team were injured, and eight people, including six Pakistani policemen, were killed.
  3. The apartheid era in South African cricket: South Africa was banned from international cricket in 1970 due to its apartheid policy, which led to a period of isolation for the country’s cricket team. The ban was only lifted in 1991, allowing South Africa to return to international cricket.
  4. The match-fixing scandal: In 2000, several high-profile cricketers, including Hansie Cronje, were found guilty of match-fixing. The scandal rocked the cricket world and led to a major overhaul of the game’s governance.
  5. The ball-tampering scandal: In 2018, Australian cricketers Cameron Bancroft, Steve Smith, and David Warner were involved in a ball-tampering scandal during a Test match against South Africa in Cape Town. The incident led to bans for all three players and a major backlash from cricket fans around the world.

These events have had a significant impact on the game of cricket and continue to be remembered as dark moments in its history.

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