Happy Birthday Sir: When 'Jadeja' was banned for one year, know what was the reason?

Team India's best all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja is celebrating his 35th birthday today. Although today he has become a permanent member of Team India, but it has not been easy for him to reach here. He started impressing everyone with his game from the beginning of his career. The first title of the Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament was won by Rajasthan Royals (RR) in 2008. In the first season of the tournament, there was a young player in the champion team captained by Shane Warne, who caught everyone's attention. He was 'Sir' Ravindra Jadeja. Rajasthan had selected Jadeja from the Under-19 team. Jadeja was a member of the 2008 World Cup-winning Under-19 team India.   

All-rounder Jadeja had scored 430 runs in the first two IPL seasons. During this, he scored 135 runs in the first season at a strike rate of 131.06. With the help of which RR, who was considered the underdog, won the title in the very first season. Jadeja got his best reward in the next year when he made his international debut for the Indian cricket team. He made his ODI debut on 8 February 2009 against Sri Lanka. After this, the year 2010 was not good in Jadeja's life. During this, he was banned for one year after being found guilty of violating the code of conduct.

In fact, a complaint was filed against Jadeja after the 2009 IPL season. He was accused of trying to deal with other franchises with better money while on contract with the RR team. While the Rajasthan team signed a contract with Jadeja in 2008 for three seasons. However, Jadeja wanted to stay with the team only till 2009. In such a situation, Jadeja was found guilty and banned for one year.

According to a statement from the IPL Governing Council, Jadeja had then attempted a deal with Mumbai Indians (MI). He had then also offered to send documents to the Mumbai team representative. Jadeja has played 200 matches in the IPL so far, in which he has scored 2,386 runs at an average of 27.11. During this time Jadeja has also scored two fifties. He has also taken 127 wickets in his IPL career.

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