What did you think of 2013 in cricket?
During the second Test in Dubai between Pakistan and South Africa, cameras caught Faf du Plessis rubbing the ball on the zipper of his trousers. He pleaded guilty to the charge of ball-tampering and the ICC decided to ban zips on kit from 2015.
India and South Africa lost two of their biggest players this year.
After the thrilling draw in Johannesburg between India and South Africa, many regretted that the series between the Nos. 1 and 2 sides in the world was a shortened affair.
Cricket will be competing with the football World Cup in Brazil this year.
There seems to be no end to fixing in cricket, with two high-profile players charged with bringing the game to disrepute in 2013.
Sreesanth was banned for life for his involvement in spot-fixing in the IPL.
There were also plenty of transgressions against the "spirit of cricket" this year.
If the spirit of cricket is not part of the laws, then why berate players for not following it?
Sledging took an ugly turn when Michael Clarke was heard telling batsman James Anderson to get ready for a broken arm in Brisbane.
Amid all the controversy, it was a year worth savouring for the performances on the field.