IPL-2021 Stars to play first T20 WC: The T20 World Cup-2021 (T20 World Cup) has started in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman. The tournament started in Oman on Sunday. The 14th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) concluded two days before the start of the World Cup. Chennai Super Kings (CSK), captained by Mahendra Singh Dhoni, won the trophy for the fourth time by defeating Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the final. Dhoni will not play in the World Cup. He said goodbye to international cricket on August 15, 2020. This time Dhoni will be seen in the role of mentor of Team India.
The captain who won IPL-14 will not be seen playing in the World Cup, but there are some stars of this season who will enter the T20 World Cup for the first time. We tell you about those five such players.
Varun Chakraborty- KKR spinner Varun Chakraborty has made a place in Team India on the basis of his excellent performance in IPL. Varun played in the warm-up match against Australia. However, he could not leave an impact. Varun bowled brilliantly in IPL-14. He took 18 wickets in 17 matches.
Lockie Ferguson– New Zealand fast bowler Lockie Ferguson played an important role in taking KKR to the final of IPL-14. He took 13 wickets in this season. New Zealand fans will hope that Ferguson’s form will continue and he will trouble the opposition batsmen with his bowling in the tournament.
Rishabh Pant- IPL-14 was excellent for Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant. Under his captaincy, the team reached the playoffs. Apart from this, Pant also showed the power of his bat. He scored 419 runs in 16 innings. Delhi finished third in this season of IPL. Pant is now ready to rock the World Cup in Team India’s jersey.
KL Rahul- KL Rahul, who is going through the best phase of his career, will play in the T20 World Cup for the first time. He scored more than 600 runs in IPL-14. Rahul would like to continue his form in the World Cup as well.
Shardul Thakur- Shardul Thakur was included in Team India at the last minute. He has been given a place in the team in place of spinner Axar Patel. Shardul Thakur was the highest wicket-taker for Chennai Super Kings in IPL-14. He took 21 wickets in 16 matches. Now it has to be seen whether Shardul will be able to continue his form in the T20 World Cup as well.
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