Five lesser-known stories of IPL

There have been various secretive stories of IPL.

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Gauri Chandra


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The Indian Premier League is one of the most celebrated T20 leagues around the world. The glitz, glamour, and immense wealth attached to it adds to the glory. Fans around the world mostly know things that come well on the table and get highlighted on social media but there even exists a part of the league which is lesser-known.

Ever since the inception of the IPL in 2008, there have been various stories of the league that have not come to fans’ attention properly. Sometimes the media doesn’t highlight it much and on the other hand, people are not only able to bring the correct facts to the fore. In the same sequence, let’s take a look at-

Lesser-known stories of the IPL

1. Ravindra Jadeja got banned for IPL 2010 season

(Photo Source: Hotstar)
(Photo Source: Hotstar)

Not many would connect with the story as it mostly remained under the table back in the year 2010 when ace all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja used to play for Rajasthan Royals. It came to the notice that Jadeja was reluctant in signing a contract renewal as per reports.

And this is why the governing council of IPL decided to ban Jadeja from IPL 2011 auctions and playing year 2010. This occurred because it was also reported that the all-rounder was constantly trying to negotiate with other franchises for more money.

The reports came in February 2010 that in line with the above-mentioned actions, Jadeja will be missing out on an auction that will decide how players will get redistributed for the expanded 2011 season. He also missed the entire 2010 season.

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