IPL 2021: Team-wise List Of Players Who Warmed The Bench Entire Season
IPL 2021: Team-wise List Of Players Who Warmed The Bench Entire Season
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The climax of IPL 2021 witnessed Chennai Super Kings defeating Kolkata Knight Riders in the grand finale by 27 runs. As a result, CSK won their 4th IPL title under the leadership of MS Dhoni. Other than CSK and KKR, Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore were other teams who also gave fabulous performances in IPL 2021. DC and RCB both reached the playoffs. However, they lost to KKR in the playoffs and could not reach the final.

Mumbai Indians finished on the 5th spot in the points table and lost the playoffs race to KKR on net run rate. While many players came out with incredible performances during IPL 2021, there were few players who did not play a single match throughout the entire tournament. In this listicle, we take a glance at the team-wise list of players who warmed the bench during the entire IPL 2021.

IPL 2021: Team-wise List Of Players Who Warmed The Bench Entire Season

Chennai Super Kings

Chennai Super Kings, CSK
Chennai Super Kings (Image Credit: Twitter)

Chennai Super Kings won the IPL 2021 title after defeating Kolkata Knight Riders in the final. While many popular players performed for the team in the tournament, there were many players who did not play a single match for the team. At one point, it looked like that Robin Uthappa might warn the bench for the entire season, but the team gave him chances towards the end and playoffs.

Robin Uthappa
Robin Uthappa (Image Credit: Twitter)

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However, there were still a few players who were benched for the entire season by CSK. For instance, CSK bought Krishnappa Gowtham for Rs. 9.25 crore during IPL 2021 auction but benched him during the entire tournament. Cheteshwar Pujara was another player that CSK bought during the auction but did not play him in any game. Below is the list of all the CSK players who warmed the bench during IPL 2021.

Krishnappa Gowtham, CSK, Chennai Super Kings, IPL 2021
Krishnappa Gowtham of Chennai Super Kings during match 12 of the Vivo Indian Premier League 2021 between the Chennai Super Kings and the Rajasthan Royals held at the Wankhede Stadium Mumbai on the 19th April 2021.
Photo by Rahul Gulati/ Sportzpics for IPL

CSK benched players: Bhagath Verma, Hari Nishaanth, Krishnappa Gowtham, Narayan Jagadeesan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Harishankar Reddy, R Sai Kishore, Mitchell Santner, Karn Sharma

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