While accidents happen in sports, teams work to give their athletes the best medical attention possible to keep them healthy and available for most of the competition. However, numerous IPL superstar players have yet to receive approval for the competition due to concerns about their health or injuries. IPL might spark controversies as well. IPL matches have been the scene of numerous on-field fights and off-field issues that have rocked the cricketing world and led to severe fines for some players. Let us look at Indian cricketers who got ruled out of the IPL.
1. Deepak Chahar
The most severe injury happened before the 2022 season by Chahar, the second most expensive acquisition in the IPL 2022 auction. The pacemaker initially anticipated missing the entire 15th season. Deepak had hoped to return in April, but he decided against having surgery for his injured right quadriceps. However, the excellent pacer for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) got formally ruled out of the current IPL 2022 season due to a back ailment.
2. Suryakumar Yadav
Due to a left forearm muscle injury, Mumbai Indians' star middle-order batsman got officially declared out for the remainder of the IPL 2022. On May 6, SKY got hurt while playing for the Mumbai Indians against the Gujarat Titans. He had just smashed an 11-ball 13 to assist his team in winning by five runs. Following negotiations with the B CCI’s fitness team, Suryakumar got ruled out.
3. Ravindra Jadeja
Jadeja, one of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) most highly-retained players in IPL 2022, will miss the rest of the tournament due to a rib ailment. On May 4, the all-rounder got hurt while playing against Royal Challengers Bangalore in an IPL game. He has a bruised rib. He got removed from the IPL, according to CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan. Jadeja had to miss the match against DC despite remaining with the club. The explosive all-rounder missed just his second game for CSK since joining the team in 2012.
4. Washington Sundar
In a game against CSK on May 1, Sunrisers Hyderabad’s all-arounder suffered another injury to his already injured bowling hand. After the match, SRH head coach Tom Moody reaffirmed that. The incident happened in the fourth over of Marco Jansen when Sundar dove to save a boundary at a deep square leg. Sundar did not bowl a single delivery in that game and exited the field right after the incident.
5. T. Natarajan
Since his fanciful tour of Australia, Natarajan has spent more time sitting on the sidelines than playing. During the first leg of the IPL 2021, his knee condition flared up, ending his job. Then, just as he was to resume competition for the UAE leg, he tested positive for Covid-19. The Tamil Nadu side that successfully defended the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 title last year included Natarajan. His body was unable to handle the stress of the game due to his injuries.
6. Suresh Raina
Some reports claimed a disagreement between him and the team administration, while others claimed Raina returned home for personal reasons. He missed the regular season, which saw CSK finish seventh in the IPL 2020 and miss the playoffs.
7. Pravin Tambe
Tambe was offered a contract by the Kolkata Knight Riders for the 13th season even at 48 in 2019. But for an odd reason, BCCI forbade his participation. After quitting the sport, the veteran players in the T10 league in 2018. He did, however, come out of retirement to participate in the Mumbai T20 league and enter the IPL auction.
8. Harbhajan Singh
A beaming Sreesanth approached Harbhajan Singh and wished him "bad luck." At that point, the captain of the Mumbai Indians lost his composure and struck the Kerala speedster in the eye. Following that event, the off-spinner was suspended and later given a season-long ban. Additionally, Harbhajan received a five-ODI suspension.
9. S. Sreesanth
While their inquiries were ongoing, Sreesanth and the two other players accused of spot-fixing had their Rajasthan Royals contracts terminated. Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan received lifetime bans from the BCCI's disciplinary committee on September 13, 2013. He received punishment in the spot-fixing case in July 2015.
10. Ankeet Chavan
Ankeet Chavan allegedly received a pledge of 6 million (US$75,000) to concede 14 runs during Rajasthan Royals' game against Mumbai Indians on May 15, 2013, and he delivered by conceding 15 runs in his second over. He got fired by his company, Air India, upon his arrest.