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 220.127.116.11 to 18.104.22.168 (Wicket put down) in any of the following circumstances:
22.214.171.124 in the course of any action taken by him/her in preparing to receive or in receiving a delivery,
126.96.36.199 in setting off for the first run immediately after playing or playing at the ball,
188.8.131.52 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,
184.108.40.206 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 220.127.116.11 to 18.104.22.168 before the bowler has entered the delivery stride, either umpire shall call and signal Dead ball.
List of players dismissed via “Hit Wicket”
|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|
|Jonny Bairstow||Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)||Mumbai Indians (MI), Krunal Pandya||IPL 2021|