This article aims to look at five such instances where cricketers posted controversial tweets which they eventually deleted after a furor.
Afridi is not only known for making comebacks from retirement but also for his controversial statements.
Shahid Afridi hasn't been a sport about these criticisms and stands his ground about his moral decision.
Lauding the ace cricketer for his performance in this IPL with both the bat and ball, Gambhir also said that Mumbai does a great job in identifying their talent pool.
Ups and Downs in Hardik's life gave him strength to hit right back to be on track
Ombudsman issues notice to Pandya and Rahul to hear on April 9 and 10
While there's some outstanding cricket being played, there are some other reasons why the tournament is getting so much attention.
"Yeah I mean obviously it's very disappointing."
Karan Johar asked him who would he kill, marry and hook up with.
The award function is set to take place on February 11.