Yes, Bhajji Versus Rayudu Happened In IPL 9, But We Missed The Sreesanth Moment

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Updated on 2 Sep, 2017 at 4:04 pm

Even after 9 seasons of Indian Premier League, the mega event sees no downturn in controversies and arguments surrounding the matches each year.

While arguments between players of opposition teams are a common sight, trust Harbhajan Singh to lose his cool on his own team-mates.

Remember the Sreesanth episode?




On May 1, everyone was expecting a repeat telecast of the same when Bhajji approached fellow Mumbai Indians team-mate Ambati Rayudu.

MI was playing against the newly formed team, Rising Pune Supergiants, when during the 11th over Bhajji mouthed a slur at Rayudu when the latter failed to save a boundary.

Offended, Rayudu didn’t hold back his frustration and retorted with some angry words of his own. (1)


Sensing that the situation might soon get out of hand, Bhajji immediately went up to Rayudu and tried to pacify him.

But the effort seemed to go in vain as Rayudu was too angry. (2)



Have a look at the confrontation that could have gone the Sreesnath way but (unfortunately) didn’t: