Top 5 Controversies of IPL 2017
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Top 5 Controversies of IPL 2017

by Sahir Usman Mar 28, 2018 • 14:36 PM

March 28 (CRICKETNMORE) - IPL, the most popular cricket league in the world also witnessed some of the biggest controversies in the game. Check out some of the major controversies of IPL 2017 that made the headlines:-

Kieron Pollard and Sanjay Manjrekar controversy

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During 10th season of IPL, commentator Sanjay Manjrekar remarked on Kieron Pollard that the West Indian player is capable of hitting in the last six over’s of the innings he lacks the sense of playing in the top. The comment made Kieron Pollard angry and he tweeted about the former Indian batsman, “if you are getting money for speaking anything on anyone then keep on going and commenting for money”.

MS Dhoni removed from captaincy

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In IPL 2017, MS Dhoni, one of the best captains in Indian history got removed from the captaincy for Pune Supergiant and Steve Smith was awarded with the responsibility. The decision was later criticized and made the fans angry over the management.

Sanjeev Goenka commenting bad over Dhoni

As the controversy of MS Dhoni captaincy saga got down, the owner of the team Sanjeev Goenka came out with another controversy as he tweeted that “The decision of making Steve Smith as the captain of Pune Supergiants was worth and correct, as he showed who is the king of the jungle” by showing his skills of captaincy on the cricket field. After his staggering tweet over MS Dhoni the fans got angry and trolled him all around the world of social media.


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