Top 10 Rocking Sensational Controversies from 10 seasons IPL

Here are some of the most sensational and hot controversies from the last 10 seasons of IPL. Have fun going through each of them to refresh your memories.

First Half



Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh slapped speedster S Sreesanth on the field. Harbhajan reportedly slapped Sreesanth for his aggressive behavior towards him and was later banned from the entire season.

2009 Shane Warne and The Beer Controversy


Shane Warne was on the boundary line, when the cameras captured him taking a little sip of beer which was given to him by a spectator.

2010 Dismissal of Lalit Modi.


The founder of IPL Lalit Modi was sacked by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for some financial wrongdoings.

2011 IPL terminates Kochi Tuskers Kerala


Exit of Kochi Tuskers Kerala from the IPL as their contract was terminated by the BCCI over issues related to ownership.



Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) co-owner Shah Rukh Khan after a match between KKR and MI at Wankhede Stadium was allegedly involved in a brawl with the security officials at the venue resulted in denying him entry to the venue for a span of five years.

Second Half:

2013 THE TOWEL TROUBLE, Spot fixing scandal.


RR players Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan were arrested by Delhi Police on the grounds of match fixing and were reported to have connections with the bookies.

2014 Dhoni moves Madras High Court


Dhoni moves Madras High Court over fixing allegations.

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2015 IPL spot-fixing


CSK and RR banned from IPL. Virat Kohli breached the ACSU protocol when he met his then girlfriend Anushka Sharma when rain stopped play at Bangalore.

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2016 The drought issue.


Due to low rains, 13 games got rescheduled from Maharashtra keeping in mind the drought issues in the state. Who can forget that Harsha Bhogle was not part of the tournament, speculations were that he share his ‘unbiased’ stance during the ICC T20 World Cup 2016 because of which he was omitted.

2017 MS Dhoni Vs Harsh Goenka


Twitterati slams Harsh Goenka, RPSG team owner’s brother, for comments on MS Dhoni.


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