[ad_1] IPL controversies: 9 notorious moments

IPL controversies: 9 notorious moments

Mar 19, 2024 | ET Online

​Spot-fixing scandal​

The 2013 spot-fixing scandal tarnished IPL's integrity as players were caught manipulating specific moments for betting purposes.

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​Harbhajan-Sreesanth slapgate​

In 2008, the Harbhajan-Sreesanth slapgate incident shocked IPL when a physical altercation erupted on the field.

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​Lalit Modi controversy​

Lalit Modi's 2010 controversy involved allegations of financial irregularities, tarnishing IPL's reputation.

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​Umpire controversy​

Umpiring controversies in 2019 sparked debates over poor decisions affecting match outcomes.

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SRK's Wankhede ban​

Shahrukh Khan's 2012 ban from Wankhede Stadium followed an altercation with security personnel, causing uproar.

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​Jadeja ban​

Accused of seeking a deal with another franchise, Ravindra Jadeja missed the 2010 IPL season but joined Kochi Tuskers Kerala in 2011.

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​Pollard-Johnson altercation​

A heated altercation between Pollard and Mitchell Johnson in 2013 highlighted tensions during matches.

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​Chris Gayle sexism row

Chris Gayle's 2016 remarks towards a female journalist sparked a sexism row, drawing criticism and controversy.

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​Gambhir-Kohli controversy​

In 2013, IPL witnessed a heated exchange between Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli, leading to fines and public scrutiny.

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