Cricketers usually enjoy all the respect and wealth possible for a man, which is why it is really a shame when their name gets tarnished due to a sex scandal. We’ve scoured the annals of history to bring you some instances where cricketers pushed the envelope when it comes to being naughty.
Shane Warne was known for his excellent leg spin which outfoxed many batsmen, but his regrettable deeds in between the sheets were well documented too. In 2006, Warne was involved in a sex scandal with two models during a county game in England. Speaking about the incident, Coralie Eichholz said, “Shane blew our minds. He was so fit. I’d give him top marks for more than satisfying us.”
Kevin’s had a role to play in his fair share of controversies, but the one incident that he wished the world wouldn’t have known about was his affair with South African beauty Vanessa Nimmo. In an interview with The People, Nimmo revealed, “Kevin was desperate for sex and kept pestering me all day.”
Mike Gatting made a huge contribution to English cricket, both with the bat and as a captain. However, his career was cut short after he was alleged by tabloids to have had sex with a barmaid, Louise Shipman during a Test match.
Two British backpackers filmed Daryl Tuffey having sex with a sales representative, and left the New Zealand pacer in a spot of bother. Fortunately for Tuffey, the sex tape wasn’t leaked and the people who had shot the video refused to show up.
Shahid Afridi’s boom or bust game definitely makes for exciting viewing, but his involvement in a sex scandal is certainly something his fans would like to forget. Afridi, along with two other cricketers was found entertaining a group of ladies in their hotel room in Karachi. Due punishment was given and Afridi was banned from playing the ICC Champions Trophy in Kenya.