Best Overseas Players of All Time in IPL

Best Overseas Players of All Time in IPL

The full form of IPL is the Indian Premier League. The Biggest cricket league in the world is IPL. Overseas players play a crucial role in IPL because only 4 overseas players can play in a match from a single side. Today we are going to talk about the top 10 overseas players ever in the IPL.

Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan

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Rashid Khan is a professional cricketer who plays for Afghanistan. He plays as a right arm leg dinner in his team. In IPL, he plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad. He played 31 IPL matches in which he took 38 tickets. He is such a sensational player who achieved many things in a small time period. Only three players from Afghanistan plays in the IPL and Rashid Khan is one of from them. Rashid Khan plays an important role in his team.

Shaun Marsh

Shaun Marsh

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Shaun Marsh is a professional cricketer who plays for Australia. He plays as a Left-Hand Batsman in the team. In IPL, He plays for Kings XI Punjab. Till now, he played 71 IPL matches in those matches, with the average of 39.95 and strike rate of 132.74, he made 2477 runs. In the first season of IPL, he was the top scorer and for that he got the Orange Cap.

Brendon McCullum

Brendon McCullum

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Brendon McCullum is a professional cricketer who played for the national team of New Zealand. He is a Right-Hand Opening Batsman and Wicketkeeper. In IPL, he played for Kolkata Knight Rider, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore. In his 109 IPL matches, with the average of 27.29 and the strike rate of 131.75, he scored 2880 runs. In the very first match of IPL, he played a fantastic inning of unbeaten 158.

Shane Watson

Shane Watson

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Shane Watson is a professional cricket player who played for the national team of Australia. Shane is a Right Hand Medium Fast Bowler and also a Right-Hand Batsman. In IPL, he played for Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore and Chennai Super Kings. In the 2014 IPL, he became the highest paid overseas player. Till now he played 117 IPL matches in those matches, with the average of 32.42 and the strike rate of 141.2, he scored 3177 runs. He hit 16 50’s and 4 100’s in the IPL. In Bowling, with the average of 29.15 and the economy of 7.93, he took 92 wickets.

Lasith Malinga

Lasith Malinga

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Lasith Malinga is a professional cricket player who played for the national team of Sri Lanka. He is a Right Arm Fast Bowler. In the IPL, he played for Mumbai Indian. He played 110 IPL matches, in those matches with the average of 19.01 and the economy of 6.87, he took 154 wickets. He held the Purple Cup too. His Slow Yorker delivery is very effective. Due to his poor form and fitness, no one took him in the Auction of 2018 IPL.

Dwayne Bravo

Dwayne Bravo

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Dwayne Bravo is a professional cricket player who played for the national team of West Indies. He is Right Hand Medium Fast Bowler and also a Right Hand Batsman. In the IPL, he played for Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Lions. Currently he is playing for Chennai Super Kings. He is known for his aggressive batting and bowling at the death, where he uses a lot of slow deliveries. Till now he played 122 IPL matches where with the average of 23.77 and with the strike rate of 128.71, he scored 1403 runs. In the Bowling, with the average of 24.27 and the economy of 8.44, he took 136 wickets. At many crucial situations, he played a match-winning role.

Sunil Naraine

Sunil Naraine

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Sunil Naraine is a professional cricket player who plays for the national team of West Indies. He is a Right Arm Off Spin Bowler and Left-Hand Batsman. Sunil plays for Kolkata Knight Riders. He is the key bowler of Kolkata Knight Riders. His googly is unplayable sometimes. Once Gautam Gambhir showed his faith in him and sent him as an Opening Batman where he gave a cracking start. After that match, he became permanent opener of Kolkata Knight Riders. Till now he played 98 matches where with the average of 22.3 and the economy of 6.54, he took 112 wickets. He is a Purple Cap holder too.

AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers

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AB de Villiers is a professional cricket player who played for the national team of South Africa. He is a Right-Hand Attacking Batsman. In IPL, He played for Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Currently, he is in the team of Royal Challengers Bangalore. He is one of the most important players of the Royal Challengers Bangalore Team. Till now he played 141, in which with the average of 39.53 and the strike rate of 150.94, he scored 3953 runs. He hit 186 6’s. His nickname is 360° because he can hit anywhere in the ground.

David Warner

David Warner

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David Warner is a professional cricketer who plays for the national team of Australia. He is a Left-Hand Opening Attacking Batsman. In IPL, he played for Delhi Daredevils and Sunrisers Hyderabad. Currently, he is playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad. He is the most dependable player for Sunrisers Hyderabad. In his captaincy, Sunrisers Hyderabad won the title of IPL. Till now he played 114 IPL matches, in which, with the average of 40.55 and the strike rate of 142.14, he scored 4014 runs. He is the Orange Cup holder as well.

Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle

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Chris Gayle is a professional cricketer who plays for the national team of West Indies. He is Left Hand Attacking Opening Batsman. He is regarded as one of the most destructive batsmen in the world. He is known for hitting long sixes. His nickname is Universe Boss. He played for Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Till now he played 112 IPL matches, in which with the average of 41.18 and the strike rate of 150.72, he scored 3994 runs. He hit 292 6’s in the IPL history which is the most by any batsman.

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