IPL 2021 is almost knocking on the door with BCCI has announced the schedule for the season last Sunday. Six confirmed venues to host matches throughout the season are Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Chennai, Ahmedabad, and Kolkata. Among the venues that will not host IPL matches, this season includes Mohali, Hyderabad and Jaipur. The season opener will be played between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore in Chennai. Meanwhile, in this article, we will look at 5 Pakistan players who deserve to play in the IPL.
It was only in the inaugural season that the Pakistan players were allowd to participate in the tournament. Since then due to political tensions between two countries, the BCCI decided against the participation of Pakistan players in the tournament. Time and again, the debate has been spoken and written about, but the BCCI has been very strict on maintaining what they had said earlier.
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5 Pakistan Players Who Deserve To Play In The IPL
The Pakistan cricket team captain has often been compared to Virat Kohli. Having started way later then Kohli, he has risen up the ranks in international cricket and today is the best batsman of the team in all the formats of the game. He has a good understanding of the game and would have been a very vital player for any team he would have played for.
Babar is currently third in the ICC T20I rankings and could have been a useful player for teams like Rajasthan Royals who have recently released their former skipper Steve Smith. Babar could have been the perfect foil for Smith at number three for the franchise.