In less than 3 weeks, IPL 2021 will start enthralling Indian cricket fans with nail-biting matches yet again. The tournament returns to India after a gap of nearly two years. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the tournament was played in UAE last year. Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Mumbai Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals, Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Capitals, and Rajasthan Royals are the 8 teams that are part of IPL 2021.
Due to COVID-19 concerns, IPL 2021 matches are going to be played behind closed doors. However, spectators might be allowed later if the situation improves. Delhi, Kolkata, Ahmadabad, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Chennai are the six venues where all the IPL 2021 matches will be played.
Talking about overseas players in IPL 2021, there are few New Zealand players who are part of the tournament. New Zealand has been a very strong team in the game of cricket. New Zealand was the team that defeated India in ODI World Cup 2019 in the semi-final and reached the final.
New Zealand is also going to face India in the ICC World Test Championship final in June this year. Here we take a glance at 5 New Zealand players who can create havoc in IPL 2021 with their performances.
IPL 2021: 5 New Zealand Players Who Can Wreak Havoc In The Tournament
Kane Williamson is unarguably the strongest New Zealand batsman in IPL 2021. He recently became the top-ranked Test batsman with his consistent performance.
He was the leading run-scorer in IPL 2018 when he led Sunrisers Hyderabad in the absence of David Warner. Kane Williamson is a big asset for Sunrisers Hyderabad and he has the ability to twist the match with his batting.