IPL is considered one of the toughest T20 leagues in the world.
The Indian Premier League (IPL) is without a doubt the toughest T20 league in the world. With multiple franchises and huge attention, it’s tough for anyone to shine in the biggest T20 league in the world. So far, even after so many years, only a few players have been able to maintain their consistency in the league. This shows why it provides the perfect platform to test a player’s strength.
Separated from initial loading, there are many T20 leagues in the world. But, the only league that can reach the level of success is the Big Bash League. However, another league, the Pakistan Super League, managed to grab the headlines. It is also an attempt to find the best talent on the Pakistani cricket circuit.
But, as Pakistani cricketers are not allowed to participate in the IPL, only those who have played in the slot machine abroad are counted in this list. These players did well in PSL, but they failed in IPL. Due to the difference in level of competition, there is enormous pressure for anyone entering the IPL. So let’s take a look at –
PSL stars who failed in IPL
10. Rilee Rossouw
Rilee Rossouw is a top notch drummer who made his mark in the T20 Champions League. In a game against Trinidad and Tobago, he smashed a 19-ball 44 in 2009. Meanwhile, the Bangalore franchise was looking for major changes in their squad, they included him for the next edition of the ‘IPL. Although he failed to secure a game this season, Rossouw had the talent to qualify for the national team.
He had to wait until 2014, as Nic Maddinson came out with a finger injury and RCB resigned him. But, he was only able to play 5 IPL matches in his career. With a total of 53 races, he was unable to consolidate his place in the IPL circuit. Rossouw has a mediocre strike rate of 103.92 in the tournament.
But, he was a great asset to his franchise in PSL. He scored 1,012 points with a strike rate of 131.42. In addition, Rossouw has a century to his credit. A good batting average of 32.64 makes him one of the tournament’s most successful hitters.