Top 10 T20 stars who never played IPL
The Indian Premier League (IPL) has a rich amount of quality and international star power. The one and a half month long competition in the summer offers plenty of entertainment and also pay, therefore, attracting a lot of the world’s best players.Yet, due to various reasons like injuries, international commitments and political stand-offs, the competition has not witnessed some leading talents in world cricket. Adding to that, the fact that the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) haven’t encouraged their players to choose IPL ahead of their domestic fixtures, there is a lot of England and Pakistan players who have never had a taste of IPL.
#10 Yasir Arafat
With 240 scalps from 187 matches, the right-arm seamer from Pakistan is among the top 5 leading wicket-takers in T20 history. With a decisive yorker in his kitty, Arafat can tie the batsman down by mixing it up nicely.
The seamer might not feature in the world’s leading T20 competition at all even if the BCCI allows Pakistan players in any sooner as he is well into his 30s.