The first match of IPL 2021 will be played on 9 April between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Playing with foreign players in the IPL makes the fight exciting. At the same time, there are 8 foreign players in each team this season, but only four foreign players are allowed to play in the last XI.
Foreign players have a great importance in the Indian Premier League. Whichever IPL teams pay a hefty amount to join their team. But like every time, due to bilateral international series this time, some foreign players can leave their team only between the IPL tournament 2021. Through this article, we will talk about some foreign players who can leave their team in the middle.
1. Trent Bolt
Trent Bolt, one of the main bowlers of the New Zealand cricket team, will be seen playing with the Mumbai Indians team of the IPL. Last season too, Bolt showed his fire by playing for Mumbai Indians. In IPL 2020, Bolt took 25 wickets in his name while playing 15 matches. At the same time, in the IPL, Bolt has taken 63 wickets after playing 48 matches. Bolt is capable of disseminating the batting order of any team.
After the departure of Lasith Malinga from Mumbai Indians, the importance of Trent Boult has increased in the team even more, But from June 2, New Zealand have to play Test series with England, due to which Trent Bolt may have to leave the IPL and his team and leave for England.
2. Ken Williamson
New Zealand cricket team captain Kane Williamson is part of the Sunrisers Hyderabad team in the IPL. He is one of the main players of the team, who single-handedly has the ability to win the team with his superb batting. But due to the series starting between June 2, New Zealand and England, they may also have to leave the team in the middle.
Last season, Kane Williamson played 12 matches for Sunrisers Hyderabad. He scored 317 while batting brilliantly. At the same time, Williamson has played a total of 53 matches so far. During this time, he has scored 1619 runs at an average of 39.49. Williamson has an important role in being an experienced player and strengthening the middle order. In such a situation, leaving the team in the middle of the league can be a problem for Hyderabad.
3. Kyle Jameson
In the IPL 2021, another name of a New Zealand player has been added. The name is Kyle Jameson, who is a 6-fit 8-inch length bowler. This season, Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore has made him a part of their team. To strengthen their bowling, RCB has included Jameson in the team by paying a hefty amount of Rs 15 crores.
Like Trent Boult, Kyle Jameson is also one of the deadly fast bowlers of the New Zealand cricket team. Due to the series against England, Kyle Jameson will also have to leave RCB in the middle of the league. Whereas RCB always lags behind in the tournament due to fast bowling. In such a situation, RCB may miss their loss after the departure of Jameson.
4. Moin Ali
Moin Ali is an excellent all-rounder in the England team. Along with batting brilliantly, they also have the ability to bowl lethally. In the IPL, Moin Ali was a part of RCB’s team last season. But this season, Moin Ali has been included in the team by Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings by paying a hefty amount of Rs 7 crore.
Last season, Moin Ali was given a chance to play in just three matches by RCB. At the same time, Moin has played 19 matches in the IPL. During this time, he has made 309 runs and 10 wickets in his name. He also has a strike rate of 158.46. But for the Test series against New Zealand starting on June 2, Moin Ali may have to leave Chennai in the middle of the league.
5. Ben Stokes
Another all-rounder in the England cricket team, like Moin Ali, is Ben Stokes. Who is known for his quick batting as well as accurate fast bowling. Ben Stokes is an important player in the Rajasthan Royals team. Who played 285 runs and 2 wickets in his last season playing 8 matches. At the same time, Ben Stokes has played 42 matches in the IPL so far.
During this time, he has also taken 920 runs and 28 wickets. There itself Ben Stokes is such a player who can break the rhythm of the bowlers of any IPL team. But due to the upcoming series against New Zealand, Ben Stokes may also have to leave the Rajasthan Royals in the middle.
6. Mustafizur Rahman
Bangladesh team fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman will be seen playing for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2021. Prior to this, he has been part of the Sunrisers Hyderabad team. But this time his new team has bought him for 1 crore rupees. At the same time, Mustafizur Rahman may have to leave the team in the middle of the league for the Test series against Sri Lanka starting on 27 April.
If you look at the figures, Mustafizur Rahman has taken 24 wickets by playing 24 matches in the IPL so far. In Mustafizur, he has the ability that he can win matches by giving his team important wickets at any time.