Its IPL season as the most popular cricketers in the world are playing in the biggest T20 extravaganza. When we talk about the IPL the one thing that stands out is the incredible level of cricket which is due to the players featuring in it. All top players want to be associated with the IPL because of the money as well as the worldwide recognition that comes along with it.
Nevertheless, as only 4 overseas players can play in a team even some of the top overseas players are benched in the IPL. This why popular cricketers who have made a name for themselves in T20Is have never played in the IPL. In this feature, we find out 5 popular cricketers who after achieving so much in international cricket hasn’t even played a single IPL game.
5 Popular Cricketers Who Never Played In IPL
5. Mushfiqur Rahim
The wicket-keeper batsman of Bangladesh Mushfiqur Rahim is one of the most skilful batsmen in Asia today. He may not be a power hitter but always finds a way to score runs even in the shortest formats. His USP is undoubtedly his ability to find gaps and hit boundaries against spinners at will in the middle overs.
Nevertheless, even after being a capable batsman Mushfiqur still hasn’t played in the IPL which is a little surprising. His overall record in T20Is is effective but his strike rate of 120 is one of the main reason why franchises have never gone after him in the IPL auction.
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