Feb 12, 2024, 03:29 PM IST

5 popular IPL controversies 

Aditya Bhatia

Spot-fixing scandal 2013

In 2013, the IPL faced a big problem when three Rajasthan Royals players—S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila, and Ankeet Chavan—got arrested by Delhi Police for spot-fixing.

KKR and Sourav Ganguly

KKR parted ways with Sourav Ganguly in IPL 2012, sparking a "No Dada, No KKR" campaign among disappointed fans. Ganguly then played for Pune Warriors, leading the team.

Luke Pomersbach incident

RCB's Luke Pomersbach faced legal trouble in IPL 2012 for entering a lady's bedroom. Charges were dropped after he apologized for his actions.

SRK's ban from Wankhede

During an IPL 2012 match, Shah Rukh Khan clashed with security guards at Wankhede Stadium, leading to a five-year ban from entering the venue.

Harbhajan Singh allegedly slapped S Sreesanth 

Harbhajan Singh allegedly slapped S Sreesanth after Kings XI Punjab defeated Mumbai Indians in IPL 2008. The incident gained attention, but both players have moved on, now playing T20 leagues together.