8) ANDRE RUSSELL – SHANE WATSON (RR VS KKR 2014)
In Ahmedabad in 2014, Andre Russell pioneered a variation that might be the height of trickery. He was running in to bowl to Shane Watson and in the final few steps of his run up, he seemed to pull out of the delivery. Watson loosened the grip on his bat and was expecting the umpire to call it a dead ball. However, Russell revved back up and bowled a short and wide delivery. The shocked Watson walked down to have a chat with umpire Nigel LLong but the umpire refused to budge and called the delivery a legal one.
7) HARBHAJAN SINGH – AMBATI RAYUDU (MI VS RPS 2016)
In an extremely rare incidence, there was bad blood between Mumbai Indians teammates Harbhajan Singh and Ambati Rayudu in Match 29 of IPL 9. In the 11th over of the RPS innings, Rayudu failed to stop a boundary hit by Saurabh Tiwary off Bhajji’s bowling. The Punjab spinner was certainly not impressed and did not hold himself back while giving Rayudu a mouthful using some colourful language. This sparked the spat between the 2 teammates. Rayudu decided to give it back to the senior pro and was seen moving towards Bhajji in an aggressive manner. An altercation between teammates is the last thing one wants to see on the cricket field.