The IPL 2021 concluded with the final encounter between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders, which saw MS Dhoni-led CSK bagging the victory by 27 runs. As a result, CSK also clinched their 4th IPL title. CSK posted a massive total of 192-3 batting first and later restricted KKR to 165-9 in the 2nd innings.
After IPL 2021, ICC T20 World Cup 2021 is the next big tournament that will catch everyone’s attention. All international teams will battle against each other for the T20 World Cup title. The squads for the ICC tournament have already been announced by all the participating teams. There are few players who gave astonishing performances in IPL 2021 but will not be part of T20 World Cup 2021. Here we take a look at 5 such players.
5 Players Who Performed Extremely Well In IPL 2021 But Won’t Be A Part Of T20 World Cup 2021
5. Ruturaj Gaikwad
Ruturaj Gaikwad was the star batsman of IPL 2021. The CSK opener smacked most runs in the tournament and won the orange cap. In 16 games, the right-handed batsman scored 635 runs at an average of 45.35. He also hit 1 century and 4 half-centuries in the tournament.
Gaikwad, who made his T20I debut earlier this year against Sri Lanka when India toured the Island country with a second-string squad, is not part of the Indian squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2021. He is way behind in the race of Indian openers with the likes of Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Ishan Kishan in the squad.