IPL 2018: 5 international stars who haven't played a single game this season
A number of talented players haven't yet got an opportunity this year.
The Indian Premier League is the toughest and the most popular T20 league on the planet. The 11th season of the competition began with the match between the defending champions Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings in Mumbai.
IPL has the best names from across the world displaying their talent. It is the league where a number of young talents and established stars compete for a place in the Playing X1.
IPL has a rule that the teams should play a maximum of 4 overseas players and this rule at times make the best names in the business sit out of the playing XI.
Let's have a look at the top 5 names which haven't got a single game this season.
#5) Moeen Ali
Moeen Ali is an England All-rounder who was bought in the auctions for the first time. He is yet to make his debut because the Bangalore team is filled with stars. The team has quality foreigners and it has been extremely difficult for Moeen to find a place in the X1.
Moeen Ali has a decent record for England team in both T20s and ODIs. He has scored 2139 runs in 109 T20s at an average of 23 and a strike rate of 129. He has also picked up 69 wickets in those matches at an economy of 7.3.
The England All-rounder can be a great asset for the Bangalore team if he is utilised wisely by the team. He has the ability to open the Innings for the side and has the ability to bowl economical four overs in the middle.