10. Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes, the all-rounder for the Rajasthan Royals, will not play in the IPL's UAE leg. Last month, Stokes declared that he will take an indefinite vacation from cricket to focus on his mental health.
9. Pat Cummins
The Kolkata Knight Riders speedster pulled out his name due to personal reasons. Cummins’ absence would certainly dent KKR’s chances of thriving in the competition.
8. Jos Buttler
The Rajasthan Royals dasher won’t feature in the UAE leg due to the expected birth of his second child.
7. Adam Zampa
The Royal Challengers Bangalore leg-spinner won’t take part in IPL 2021 as he has been named in Australia’s T20 World Cup squad. The global tournament will get underway days after IPL’s conclusion.
6. Kane Richardson
Zampa’s fellow Australian teammate Kane Richardson also plays for RCB in IPL. With the fast bowler also being in T20 World Cup plans, he won’t feature in the Indian tournament.
5. Riley Meredith
With the young Australian speedster sustaining suffering a side strain, he won’t play for Punjab Kings in IPL 2021.
4. Jhye Richardson
Jhye Richardson is another Aussies fast bowler who won’t feature in the second leg of IPL 2021. Like Meredith, Richardson is also a part of PBKS side.
3. Daniel Sams
Australian Daniel Sams has also pulled out of IPL 2021 due to mental health reasons. He is a part of Virat Kohli-led RCB.
2. Finn Allen
The New Zealand dasher was roped in by Royal Challengers Banglore earlier this season. However, national assignments won’t allow him to feature in the UAE leg.
1. Jofra Archer
A stubborn elbow injury has kept the England speedster out of action for a while. He won’t don the Rajasthan Royals jersey in the remaining season.