IPL 2021 is set to entertain cricket fans with nail-biting matches among 8 teams. The 14th edition of the Indian Premier League will start on April 9, 2021, with the first match between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore. A total of 60 matches will be played across 6 venues during IPL 2021.
Indian Premier League has given the limelight to many players. Many cricketers have come to fame through their performances in the Indian Premier League. However, few players brought a lot of fame to the Indian Premier League. These players have raised the bars of performances in the Indian Premier League and made it one of the most interesting and popular T20 leagues around the world. Here we look at 5 players who brought a lot of fame to the Indian Premier League.
IPL: 5 Players Who Brought A Lot Of Fame To The Indian Premier League
AB de Villiers
With his unique shots and quick batting, AB de Villiers brought a lot of fame to the Indian Premier League. From IPL 2008 to IPL 2010, AB de Villiers was part of Rajasthan Royals. Since 2011, he is part of Royal Challengers Bangalore. The South African cricketer has been an entertainer in the Indian Premier League. His ability to hit bowlers in all directions has given him a lot of fan following.
De Villiers is also a big hitter. He has hit 235 sixes in IPL so far, the 2nd most by any player. He has smashed many quickfire knocks in the Indian Premier League which has enthralled the Indian cricket fans. In 156 innings, AB de Villiers has smashed 38 half-centuries and 3 centuries. His big knocks have also helped Royal Challengers Bangalore to score the top two highest team totals in IPL.