Rajasthan Royals had removed Steven Smith from captaincy ,in his place Ajinkya Rahane had been given the duty.Due to incidence of Ball Tampering he had been  removed from the captaincy of Australia and investigation is under process and punishment will be decided after the investigation.

As ball tampering was preplanned so its consequences may be poor for him and David Warner and Austrlia Government is also against this action ,which is making the satiuation even  more worse for him ,his avalibility for the IPL is still to be decided.

On other hand Laxman has said that they are waiting for the decision of cricket Australia ,according to their verdict they will take call on IPL future of David Warner wether to stick with him as Captain or they also have to find other alternative.