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For the fourth word of Christmas
my true love gave to me …

Four spot-fixing scandals
Three election worms
Two pineberries
And an earsplitting vuvuzela

It just wasn’t cricket when the sport became embroiled in allegations of spot-fixing. In August 2010, it was alleged that during the Pakistani team’s tour of England, three players accepted spot-fixing bribes, briefed to deliberately underperform in the fourth test at Lords by bowling no-balls at specific points during the over.

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