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Famous Players Who Will Not Be Seen in This Season Pepsi IPL 2015

by RajasthanDirect
Apr 10, 2015

Indian Premier League is like a festival to India with amazing action-packed entertainment all the way to finals. The eights season of IPL is all around the country with opening match between previous year IPL winners Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians. This season will bring many new faces in the field of cricket from various countries and many of the big players of previous IPL Seasons will be missing. But altogether it will be a blasting season as usual with 8 teams fighting for the cup and whopping winning amount. The season of IPL 2015 will feature some internationally well-known names such as Mitchell McClenaghan from Mumbai Indians along with KC Cariappa, who was purchased by KKR for a whopping sum of Rs. 2.4 crore.

Some Famous Players who will be missed during 8th Season of IPL

Ross Taylor From New Zealand

Ross Taylor who remained unsold in this IPL season auction have scored 1,017 runs from 55 matches at a strike-rate of 123.72 in IPL matches. He has played for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Rajasthan Royals (RR), Delhi Daredevils (DD) and Pune Warriors India.

Jacques Kallis From South Africa

Regarded worldwide as one of the best all rounder player in cricket Jacques Kallis have played for KKR and RCB and scored 2,874 runs and taking 78 wickets. Kallis, who played his last season for KKR in last year’s edition of the IPL, joined the team as a batting consultant and mentor.

Mitchell Starc From Australia

One of the best bowlers onf the World and the Man of the Tournament of the 2015 World Cup , Mitchell Starc will miss the start of the IPL this time with a knee strain.The 25-year-old left arm fast bowler is recuperating in Australia and is expected to miss the first two weeks of IPL 2015.

Mahela Jayawardene From Sri Lanka

Mahela Jayawardene remianed unsold in this IPL auction and have scored who has scored 1,802 runs from 80 appearances in IPL. he also have retired from all format of cricket at the end of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. He is one of the great hitter and classy batsmen of Sri Lanka.

Brendan Taylor From Zimbabwe

One of the best player Zimbabwe have ever produces Brendan Taylor should have been in this season of IPL since he have showed an amazing cricket in recent ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Taylor scored 433 runs from six games at an impressive strike-rate of 72 and was the fourth highest run-getter at the end of the tournament.

Kumar Sangakkara From Sri Lanka

Sangakkara has made 71 appearances in the IPL for nearly all the teams that were ever part of the league, having scored 1,687 runs at an average of 25.95. The record-breaking Sri Lankan batsman bid goodbye to ODIs after Sri Lanka were knocked out of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.

Kevin Pietersen From England

Kevin Pietersen is a South African-born English cricketer who played for England but now plays for Surrey County Cricket Club will be missing from this IPL 2015 too. The 34-year-old was bought by the Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 2 crore, but he had to be released once his deal with English county side Surrey was finalised. Pietersen’s Hyderabad release though has a clause which states that he can be recalled if the Sunrisers reach the knockout stages of IPL 8.

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