Deleted tweets by cricketers
5 Most controversial tweets by cricketers that were eventually deleted

This article aims to look at five such instances where cricketers posted controversial tweets which they eventually deleted after a furor.

5 Times Shahid Afridi made controversial comments

Afridi is not only known for making comebacks from retirement but also for his controversial statements.

Shahid Afridi and his daughter
Shahid Afridi hits back at the critics after facing flak for ‘sexist’ remarks in his book

Shahid Afridi hasn't been a sport about these criticisms and stands his ground about his moral decision.

Gautam Gambhir
Gautam Gambhir lauds Hardik Pandya for making a grand comeback after the TV controversy

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.

Hardik Pandya
Hardik Pandya recalls tough last seven months after all-round match-winning show against CSK

Ups and Downs in Hardik's life gave him strength to hit right back to be on track

Hardik Pandya
BCCI wants Hardik Pandya-KL Rahul matter to end before the World Cup

Ombudsman issues notice to Pandya and Rahul to hear on April 9 and 10

Jos Buttler's dismissal
IPL 2019: 3 Biggest controversies from the first week

While there's some outstanding cricket being played, there are some other reasons why the tournament is getting so much attention. 

Urvashi Rautela & Hardik Pandya.
Urvashi Rautela reportedly irked over Hardik Pandya’s ‘kill’ comment on Koffee With Karan

Karan Johar asked him who would he kill, marry and hook up with.

David Warner and Steve Smith of Australia
Warner, Smith and Bancroft barred from Cricket Australia awards

The award function is set to take place on February 11.