According to reports, the International Cricket Council has issued a warning saying the world body will come down hard on players who verbally abused their opponents at the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup.
David Warner has come under fire for his flare-up with India's Rohit Sharma during their ODI in Melbourne on Sunday, in which he repeatedly asked his rival to "speak English".
But former England captain Andrew Flintoff reckons “sledging” was much worse in his day.
"One of the first Test matches I played against South Africa, there was one fella ... he was the worst I have ever come across - Daryll Cullinan. He was horrible. I was only young... the words he called me, I didn't even know what they meant. He just went at me and I don't think there's any place for that in any sport or any society."
What is Darryl Cullinan's response to this? He tells John that Flintoff is embellishing the truth: