Country-wise number of overseas players who have featured in IPL
The melting-pot of the cricketing arena has witnessed players cutting across different countries coming together only to break into limelight with their prowess.
Updated - Dec 16, 2020 6:28 pm
Australia – 91
The Australian cricket team has etched their name as one of the most dominating team on the 22-yards. Topping the table of World Cup-winning teams, the Men-in-yellow have 5 coveted silverware in their illustrious cabinet. Pumped up with vigour and zeal, the heavyweights tend to break the opposition’s inevitable crack into two folds from the word go.
The presence of Kangaroos cannot go unnoticed as their names roar loudly on the IPL Auction day. The likes of David Hussey, Ricky Ponting Andrew Symonds and Adam Gilchrist were mainstays of different teams back in the days.
Of late, the experienced Steve Smith and David Warner have donned the skipper’s hat for the Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad respectively. Speaking about their annals, the SRH captain finds his name in the third position in the most run-getters list. He has blistered 5254 runs in 142 matches at an astounding strike rate of 141.41.
Hence, there are massive 91 premier Australian cricketers who have featured in the action-induced sporting event. Notably, it is the highest number of exported players in the IPL.