IPL 2021 takes a countdown as the tournament is set to start next month. BCCI on Sunday announced the official dates for Indian Premier League 2021. IPL 2021 will commence with the first match between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore on April 9, 2021. Due to the Covid-19 situation, the tournament will only be held at six venues across the nation.
Mumbai Indians won the IPL trophies in IPL 2020 and IPL 2019 and they will eye a third consecutive victory in the tournament. The Rohit Sharma-led team has won the IPL titles for a record five times. Chennai Super Kings, which is led by MS Dhoni, will eye their fourth trophy of the tournament.
Kolkata Knight Riders won the IPL trophies in IPL 2012 and IPL 2014, and they will eye their third trophy in the IPL tournament. Punjab Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Delhi Capitals are the teams who will look to win their first title in IPL 2021.
Experience has a lot of value in the Indian Premier League. Many experienced and comparatively old players are also going to be part of IPL 2021. They have been a known face in the tournament due to their presence for a long time. Here we look at the 5 oldest players who will play in IPL 2021.
IPL 2021: 5 Oldest Players Who Will Play This Year:
39-year-old MS Dhoni will play his 14th IPL tournament in IPL 2021. The former Indian cricket captain is among the oldest players in IPL 2021. MS Dhoni has been part of the Indian Premier League since the first edition in IPL 2008. He has lead Chennai Super Kings in every edition in which the team played. Dhoni has played 204 matches in the Indian Premier League scoring 4632 runs. He has also smashed 23 half-centuries in the tournament.