Hit wickets in IPL
Hardik Pandya dismissed by Hit wicket in IPL 2020

A lot of International players including Yuvraj Singh has been dismissed via “Hit wicket” in IPL. The batsman is out “hit wicket” if he breaks his own wicket with his bat or any part of his person while playing the ball or setting off for a run.

Hit Wicket Law

As described in Laws 29.1.1.2 to 29.1.1.4 (Wicket put down) in any of the following circumstances:

35.1.1.1 in the course of any action taken by him/her in preparing to receive or in receiving a delivery,

35.1.1.2 in setting off for the first run immediately after playing or playing at the ball,

35.1.1.3 if no attempt is made to play the ball, in setting off for the first run, providing that in the opinion of the umpire this is immediately after the striker has had the opportunity of playing the ball,

35.1.1.4 in lawfully making a second or further stroke for the purpose of guarding his/her wicket within the provisions of Law 34.3 (Ball lawfully struck more than once).

35.1.2 If the striker puts his/her wicket down in any of the ways described in Laws 29.1.1.2 to 29.1.1.4 before the bowler has entered the delivery stride, either umpire shall call and signal Dead ball.

List of players dismissed via “Hit Wicket”

Batsman Team Against Season
M Khote Mumbai Indians (MI) Kings XI Punjab, Sreesanth IPL 2008
Misbah-ul-Haq Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Kings XI Punjab, Sreesanth IPL 2008
S Asnodkar Rajasthan Royals (RR) Chennai Super Kings, Albie Morkel IPL 2009
R Jadeja Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Deccan Chargers (DC), Dale Steyn IPL 2012
Saurabh Tiwary Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) Mumbai Indians, Harbhajan Singh IPL 2012
Yuvraj Singh Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) Mumbai Indians, Mitchell McClenaghan IPL 2016
D Hooda Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) Delhi Daredevils (DD), Nathan Coulter-Nile IPL 2016
David Warner Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), Axar Patel IPL 2016
S Jackson Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS), Washington Sundar IPL 2017
R Parag Rajasthan Royals (RR) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Andre Russell IPL 2019
Hardik Pandya Mumbai Indians (MI) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Andre Russell IPL 2020

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