Vivo IPL 2021: Teamwise List of IPL players who could opt out of Vivo IPL 2021 Phase 2.
Vivo IPL 2021: The fourteenth season of the Vivo Indian Premier League (IPL) was earlier halfway through as the deadly virus entered various biobubbles. A few days after the suspension of the IPL 2021, the BCCI officially announced that the tournament will be back in September-October in the United Arab Emirates.
While this was delightful news for all cricket fans and the franchise owner, there were a few other complexities that needed to be addressed.
Due to busy international schedules and excessive bubble fatigue, overseas cricketers had previously indicated their position on their availability or not for the second phase of IPL 2021.
The Indian T20 League experiment is such a success because there is an element of foreign players adding flavor to the Indian core.
Although the franchise owners hope the BCCI will do well with their overseas counterparts in making their IPL-related cricketers available for the upcoming competition, the doubt will still be there.
In this article, we will discuss all of those players who might withdraw from the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 for various reasons.
Teamwise’s list of IPL players who could opt out of Vivo IPL Phase 2 2021:
Royals of Rajasthan (RR):
The expectations of the Rajasthan Royals (RR) have always been to somehow get out of the label called Under Dog’s, however, the franchise has failed miserably to overcome this.
Sanju Samson and his men won just three out of seven games in the recent IPL 2021 and place fifth.
The team have relied heavily on their overseas cricketers, especially England players, which is a sign of concern for management.
England players, as said before, are likely to be out of the 2021 IPL.
Figures like Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Jofra Archer and Liam Livingstone will be the most prominent names to stay out of the second phase of IPL 2021.
Besides these Mustafizur Rahman and Andrew Tye are also likely to retire.
Players likely to miss the UAE game: Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer, Liam Livingstone, Andrew Tye, Mustafizur Rahman.