Top overseas players in IPL 2021

The Indian Premier League (IPL) management recently announced the list of players that will be seen playing in the upcoming season of the IPL. The index consists of 164 Indians and 128 overseas players, and three from the ICC’s associate members (International Cricket Council).

Overseas cricketers have always played an important role for their respective franchises in the IPL. The top overseas players who will be performing for their respective franchises in IPL 2021 are mentioned below.

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1. Kagiso Rabada

The South African international cricketer Kagiso Rabada will be another player to watch out for in IPL 2021. Rabada has been a top performer in the cricket tournament over the last few years. He has become the leader of the Proteas bowling attack. The player was only the second bowler in the history of one-day cricket to take a hat-trick on his debut. In the last season of IPL T20, he played for Delhi Capitals and won the Purple Cap with an impressive 30 wickets in 16 matches. Kagiso Rabada will play again on the Indian pitches this year.

2. David Warner

David Warner is the captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad. The cricket star has been one of the best performers with the bat in the history of IPL. Warner is a left-handed opening batsman who bagged the Orange Cap thrice, awarded to the highest run-scorer each season. His great performance in matches led Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) to their maiden IPL title in 2016. Warner was the third-highest run-getter in IPL 2020. He took 548 runs in the last season,, and with a lot of experience in the Indian conditions,,, he is expected to ace the game again.

3. Rashid Khan

The Afghan cricketer will be another player to watch out for this season. He is a right-arm leg-break bowler and a right-handed batsman. Rashid Khan is the highest wicket-taker for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2020. Rashid is arguably one of the best spin bowlers in the world currently. The star player has completed 62 matches in the cash-rich league and has 75 wickets at an average of 20.49.

4. Sam Curran

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) all-rounder Sam Curran is a left-handed batsman and left-arm medium-fast bowler. Curran had a debut season with the franchise last year. He is known for his bowling than batting, but he has played for England and his domestic teams. In the previous season, Curran scored 186 runs and took 13 wickets in 14 matches for CSK. The player is now expected to grow into his role further for IPL 2021 and play a crucial role for the three-time champions.

5. Andre Russell

Andre Russell is a Jamaican professional cricketer. In the past, the attacking all-rounder has proven his skills with masterful batting and bowling performances for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). However, he didn’t have the best season last year in the UAE, as he managed to score 117 runs and pick up nine wickets in ten matches. The two-time world champion will again be seen playing for KKR this season, taking the league by storm with his batting exploits.

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