Top 10 Most Dangerous fights in Cricket

1) Andrew Symonds vs Harbhajan Singh, 2008

This incident occurred in 2008, when Team India was touring Australia. There was a major altercation between Andrew Symonds and Harbhajan Singh during the Sydney Test, where Andrew Symonds alleged that Singh had called him a ‘monkey’, a racial slur.

2) MS Dhoni vs Mustafizur Rahman

The incident happened during an ODI between India and Bangladesh in 2015, when Dhoni was seen colliding with Rahman while completing a single. Then the Indian team later alleged that the Bangladeshi bowler was deliberately trying to collide.

3) Marlon Samuels vs Shane Warne, 2013

This dispute started when Shane Warne and Marlon Samuels took place in a Big Bash League game. On this day, Warne was not going to back down as he later allegedly deliberately hit Samuels with a throw. Samuels turned his bat towards Warne to show his anger.

4) India U19 vs Bangladesh U19, 2020

The brawl took place after the end of the match and efforts were made to restore peace.

5) Ramnaresh Sarwan vs Glenn McGrath, 2003

The controversy erupted between Australia and the West Indies in Antigua, when McGrath made some unpleasant remarks on Sarwan, reportedly retaliating with some comments on McGrath’s wife.

6) Inzamam al-Haq Vs. The Audience, 1997

India faced Pakistan in 1997 in the Sahara Cup which lead to a huge controversy. A fan called Pakistan player Inzamamul Haq a potato “aloo” after which he lost his cool entirely.

7) Gautam Gambhir vs Virat Kohli, 2015

The brawl took place in 2015 between Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir, in a game between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore, during which they almost collided with each other.

8) Gautam Gambhir vs Shane Watson, 2008

The controversy took place during a Test match in Australia, when Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir, while trying to complete a run, hit the bowler with an elbow on his chest.

9) Michael Clarke vs James Anderson, 2013

The controversy erupted in 2013, when James Anderson came out to bat at number 10 and was subjected to sledging by George Bailey. The Englishman allegedly punched Bailey.

10) Venkatesh Prasad Vs Amir Sohail, 1999

The controversy is when Pakistani batsman Amir hit Indian bowler Prasad with a big ball and asked him to get the ball.