The best overseas XI from the competition’s league stage in IPL 2021. IPL 2021’s league stage is now in the history books. Delhi Capitals, Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Kolkata Knight Riders. They are qualified for the Indian Premier League playoffs this year 2021 season. Also, the two-time defending champion Mumbai Indians finished fifth. And missed out on a place in the second round of the competition.
Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals are disappointed their fans once again. Whereas Sunrisers Hyderabad took the wooden spoon home for the first time in IPL history. While overseas players have been an important part of the IPL. Also, here is a strong playing XI featuring the best overseas performers. And then from the first 56 matches the Indian Premier League 2021.
The best overseas XI from the competition’s league stage
- Openers – Faf du Plessis and Jos Buttler
Faf du Plessis will open the innings for the group. Other than Jos Buttler and du Plessis scored 546 runs for Super Kings in 14 matches. Moreover, enlisting five half-centuries in IPL 2021 season. Also, Buttler scored 254 runs in seven matches for RR. Although he did not participate in IPL 2021’s UAE leg. He is currently present in the Top 25 of the IPL 2021 Orange Cap leaderboard.
- Middle Order – Moeen Ali, AB de Villiers, and Glenn Maxwell
Moeen Ali was phenomenal for Chennai Super Kings. Amid the first stage of IPL 2021. Moreover, he batted at number three and scored runs at a fast rate. Ali managed 304 runs in 13 games, with his highest score being 58. Also, he took a few crucial wickets for the team.
Glenn Maxwell is the highest-ranked overseas player on the MVP leaderboard. He having scored 498 runs and scalped three wickets in IPL 2021. AB de Villiers smashed 302 runs in 13 innings. Also, this season at an average of 33.55.
- All Rounders – Jason Holder, Andre Russell and Chris Morris
Jason Holder was one of the best performers for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2021. Holder was played eight games, aggregating 85 runs and scalping 16 wickets.
Andre Russell got 10 wickets and scored 183 runs in 11 matches. Also, Russell took one five-wicket toss on the league stage of IPL.
Chris Morris could not justify his price tag of INR 16.25 crore. But his performance was better than most overseas all-rounders.
- Bowlers – Rashid Khan, Mustafizur Rahman and Lockie Ferguson
Rashid Khan was considered for 18 wickets in 14 matches of IPL 2021. Also, the best among spinners and overseas players. Khan surrender runs at an economic rate of just 6.69 runs per over.
Lastly, Lockie Ferguson and Mustafizur Rahman will be the team’s two lead pacers. Rahman picked up 14 wickets in 14 games for RR at an economy rate of 8.41. whereas Ferguson played a crucial part in KKR’s rise by scalping 10 wickets in five matches. Moreover, the economic rate is fair at 6.22 runs per over.