10 Players who did well in PSL but failed in IPL
IPL is regarded as one of the most challenging T20 leagues across the world.
Updated - Jun 10, 2021 11:30 am
The Indian Premier League (IPL) is undoubtedly the toughest T20 league in the world. With multiple franchises and a huge amount of attention, it is difficult for anyone to shine in the biggest T20 league in the world. Till now, even after so many years, only a few players have been able to maintain their consistency in the league. This showcases why it provides the perfect platform to test the strength of a player.
Apart from the IPL, there are numerous T20 leagues in the world. But, the only league that can reach the level of success is the Big Bash League. However, another league, the Pakistan Super League has been able to make it to the headlines. This is also an attempt to find the top talents in the Pakistan Cricketing circuit.
But, as the Pakistan cricketers are barred from participating in the IPL, only the ones who have been playing in the overseas slot are taken into consideration in this list. These players have managed to do well in the PSL, but they have failed in the IPL. Because of the difference in the level of competition, there is a huge amount of pressure for anyone who enters the IPL. So, let us have a look at –
Stars from PSL who failed in IPL
10. Rilee Rossouw
Rilee Rossouw is a top-order batsman who made a mark during the Champions League T20. During a game against Trinidad and Tobago, he smashed a 19-ball 44 in 2009. During that time, the Bangalore franchise was looking for major changes in their squad, they included him for the next edition of the IPL. Although he failed to get a game during that season, Rossouw had the talent to make it to the national team.
He had to wait till 2014, as Nic Maddinson was out with a finger injury and RCB resigned him. But, he was able to play only 5 IPL games in his career. With a run tally of 53 runs, he has not been able to cement his place in the IPL circuit. Rossouw has a mediocre strike rate of 103.92 in the tournament.
But, he has been a great asset for his franchise in the PSL. He has scored 1012 runs with a strike rate of 131.42. Adding on, Rossouw has a century to his name. A healthy batting average of 32.64 makes him one of the most successful batsmen in the tournament.