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    Worst of sledging in cricket over the years

    • 13. This is the one and only Javed Miandad vs Dilip Doshi.

      Javedbhai at the crease, Doshi bowling. The players' hotel was quite near the stadium.


    • 14. Another one, Ravi Shastri vs the Aussie 12th man (don't remember who, and don't want to slander anyone)

      Shastri hits it to this guy and looks for a single.

      This guy gets the ball in and says,

    • 15. Not sledging but cannot be missed:

      Hansie Cronje and Merv Hughes: During a Test match in South Africa, Cronje kept hitting Hughes for sixes all over the park. Nearly every ball Hughes bowled to Cronje went to the boundary. Sick and tired of bowling on the flat pitch and the treatment he was getting from Cronje, Hughes walked up to Cronje, turned around and farted saying

    • 3. Merv Hughes & Viv Richards:

      During a Test match in the West Indies, Hughes didn't say a word to Viv, but continued to stare at him after deliveries.

    • 1. McGrath to Ramnaresh Sarwan:

    • 2. Daryll Cullinan & Shane Warne:

      As Cullinan was on his way to the wicket, Warne told him he had been waiting 2 years for another chance to humiliate him.

    • 8. Merv Hughes again!!

      Merv Hughes & Javed Miandad in the 1991 Adelaide Test against Pakistan. Hughes was less than impressed when Javed called him a

    • 4. Ian Healy & Arjuna Ranatunga

      And of course you can't forget Ian Healy's legendary comment which was picked up by the Channel 9 microphones when Arjuna Ranatunga called for a runner on a particularly hot night during a one dayer in Sydney.

    • 5. Mark Waugh & Parore

      Mark Waugh standing at second slip, the new player to the crease playing & missing the first ball. Mark -

    • 6. Glenn McGrath & Eddo Brandes

      McGrath was bowling to the Zimbabwe number 11 - who was unable to get his bat anywhere near the ball. McGrath, frustrated that Brandes was still at the crease, wandered up during one particular over and inquired:

    • 7. Merv Hughes & Robin Smith

      Smith played and missed while facing Hughes in the 1989 Lord's Test between England and Australia. Hughes, never short of a word or two, told the Hampshire star:

    • 12. A classic from the master of sledging, Ian Healy:

      Ben Hollioake had just made his debut, hitting Glenn McGrath in the process. On his way back after finally being dismissed, Shane Warne cried: 'Hey, Ben' Hollioake turned round expecting a pat on the back. Instead Healy came in from behind and said: 'Get back to the nets, you idiot.'

    • 9. Steve Waugh & Parthiv Patel

      Steve Waugh in his last Test comes up to bat. Parthiv:

    • 10. Greg Thomas & Viv Richards

      Greg Thomas was bowling to Viv Richards in a county game. Viv missed a superb out swinger, and Thomas said

    • 11. Fred Trueman & Raman Subba Row

      Fred Trueman bowling. The batsman edges and the ball goes to first slip, and right between Raman Subba Row's legs. Fred doesn't say a word. At the end of the over, Row ambles past Trueman and apologises sheepishly.