Indian Premier League contains some of the extraordinary sports as well as it contains something which cannot be said anything less than Chamatkar movie. From High Flying Sixes to diving catches IPL has never gone down on exhibiting thrilling sports but this is not enough IPL has something more in Store for us, the controversies!
Vivo IPL 2017 has started already and grandeur of the game can be seen from the game of day one only. Yuvraj’s heroic innings kept the spectators glued to their TV screens as well as people standing in pavilion dancing. Everybody is talking about IPL and boasting about IPL knowledge but! Being an IPL fan do you know about all the controversies IPL has been through all the Seasons? Do you know about all the feuds?
We are here to help you as we are presenting the selected Top 10 controversies in IPL, so HERE is the List:
1.Shah Rukh Khan’s brawl and banned from Wankhede Stadium for 5 years (2012)
During 2012 IPL King Khan was involved in an ugly brawl with the Security Guards of Wankhede Stadium due to which the actor was banned from Wankhede Stadium. It was alleged that after the victory of KKR over Mumbai Indians , the Shahrukh’s kids went on the field and started celebrating but the security guard tried to get them off the field which fueled the actor and the brawl started. Later after investigation the actor was banned from the Stadium.
2. Ravindra Jadeja getting Banned for 1 Year
Delay in Signing of contract with Rajasthan Royals in the quest of finding a better franchise costed Ravindra Jadeja his tournament and he was banned for 1 year for Playing in IPL.
3.Ganguly’s dismissal from Home Team KKR
Dada, Sourav Ganguly was left out of his own hometeam Kolkata Knight Riders and the fans were not happy with the decision at all. SRK kept quite in this regard.
4.Lalit Modi Dismissed from the Position
The man who is known for giving the idea of Indian Premier League itself, was dismissed from the position of IPL commissioner due to the crime of ‘misappropriation of funds’ which ultimately lead to questioning over the authenticity of IPL itself.
5.Disapperance of Kochi Tuskers from the scene
Anybody remembers that their was a team called Kochi Tuskers? NO! so let us tell you all that the dismissal of Lalit modi and controversy related to Shashi Tharoor’s resignation lead to ownership crisis and disappearance of this team.
6.Luke Pomersbach arrested for molesting a woman
The smearing of IPL continued when the incident of molestation was reported on the same year as that of Shah rukh khan’s brawl at IPL, the RCB player was charged for molesting a women in her hotel room and for allegedly beating the fiance of the women. Later Pomersbach was arrested by Police.
The case was later settled out of court and the charges against Pomersbach were dropped.
7.Wayne Parnell & Rahul Sharma caught at a rave party
In 2012 IPL, South African fast bowler Wayne Parnell and Indian leg-spinner Rahul Sharma were arrested for taking Recreational drugs at a Rave Party. Many players objected against the punishment to be too harsh for them.
8. Harbhajan Slapping Sreesanth during IPL match
Who can forget the infamous incident of Bhajji Slapping Sreesanth during IPL match, although the real footage is still not out as it is in the hands of the IPL authorities. Harbhajan was criticized for the incident while Sreesanth got tons of sympathy.
9. Shane Warne abusing the officials
Rajasthan Royals’ captain Shane Warne was fined for abusing RCA Secretary Sanjay Dixit for the condition of home ground Sawami Man Singh Stadium. An Inquiry was conducted and found Shane guilty and he was fined $50,000.
10. Spot Fixing and Sreesanth getting arrested
This is one of the biggest black spot in the history of IPL or we can say probably the prime reason why IPL is called the game of Fixers. The fire caught many Bollywood personalities including Vindoo Dara Singh and even Raj Kundra himself.The three players from Rajasthan Royals were caught red handed while spot fixing in the match. This lead to disqualification and banning of the players from the Tournament itself.
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