Five Controversies In IPL Over The Years. The IPL is the world’s richest and most famous T20 league. Right since its inception in 2008, the Indian Premier League has had his fair share of controversies to go with the quality cricket on display.
An abundance of the hullabaloo is perhaps a fitting way to describe Lalit Modi’s brainchild. While top-class cricket is no doubt at the heart of the billion-dollar brand, controversies knowingly or unknowingly have helped raise the IPL’s profile by leaps and bounds.
Five Controversies In IPL Over The Years
1. CSK, RR suspended from IPL for 2 years – spot-fixing scandal
Star-studded Chennai Super Kings and inaugural champions Rajasthan Royals were suspended from the IPL for two years by the Lodha Committee in July last year thanks to their key officials Gurunath Meiyappan and Raj Kundra taking part in spot-fixing activities. Meiyappan and Kundra were also banned for life in a bid to clean up the big-ticket tournament hit by a barrage of fixing controversies.