England's 'bodyline' series

England's 1932/3 tour of Australia was notable for skipper Douglas Jardine's tactic of 'fast leg theory bowling'. Bowlers pitched short balls on leg stump that reared into the body of where a batsman would be standing after taking his guard. It led to a diplomatic incident between the two countries over allegations of unsporting tactic.

Hansie Cronje's match fixing

Late South African captain Hansie Cronje was banned for life after he admitted fixing his own team's ODIs against India in 2000. Cronje had initially denied all allegations but eventually came clean after mounting evidence that included teammates testifying that they had received cash offers from him to throw matches.

Salim Malik's match fixing

Pakistan skipper Salim Malik also picked up a life ban in 2000 on the recommendation of the Qayyum enquiry into match fixing in the 1990s that rocked Pakistan. Ex-captain Rashid Latif was the first cricketer to accuse Malik of match-fixing during Pakistan's tour to South Africa and Zimbabwe in 1995.

Trevor Chappell's underarm ball

Trevor Chappell was vilified after one of the most notorious unsporting acts of all time -- bowling underarm on the final ball of an ODI to help Australia beat New Zealand in 1981. It won them match, but lost him all respect, despite Chappell acting on the orders of his older brother and captain, Greg. Chappell said he had been seen as the most despised man in Australian cricket until the latest scandal involving Steve Smith.

Pakistani spot-fixing

 Salman Butt was captain of Pakistan when fast bowlers Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir delivered deliberate no-balls during a Test match against England at Lord's in August 2010. The trio admitted to working with a bookmaker and served time in prison in England before being suspended for a minimum five years by the International Cricket Council. The ban ended on September 1, 2015.

Pakistan forfeit England Test

 The most infamous ball-tampering controversy errupetd with Pakistan forfeiting Test against England in 2006. Umpires gave England five penalty runs after ruling that Pakistan had tampered with the ball. Inzamam-led side refused to take the field after the tea break in protest, and the umpires awarded the match to England. Pakistan were later cleared of ball-tampering by the ICCand also changed the result as a draw.