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5 Players who are hits in other T20 leagues but flops in IPL

In various other leagues, these players usually dominate but consistently fail in the cash-rich league.

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Rilee Rossouw. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The game of cricket has seen a tremendous amount of growth ever since the inception of the T20 league cricket. The players from all over the world have now gotten an opportunity to showcase their skills because of the vast amount of opportunities. The Indian Premier League – IPL is one such platform, which is also one of the earliest T20 leagues of the world.

The tournament has given innumerable no. of players, a belvedere to make a mark in world cricket. The IPL has been one of the main reasons behind the success of some of the great players in recent times. The cash-rich championship not only gives the players chances but also makes sure that they receive the amount of money they deserve.

However, there have also been times when some of the players, who were expected to become the mainstay of the league, turned out to be a major disappointment. There are few players who have had a wonderful record while playing in other leagues around the globe but haven’t been able to prove their mettle in the coveted Indian Premier League.

Here, we’ll have a look at 5 Players who are hits in other T20 leagues but flops in IPL

1. D’Arcy Short

D'Arcy Short
D’Arcy Short. (Photo by Andy Kearns/Getty Images)

A sensation of the Big Bash League, D’Arcy Short’s sudden success isn’t hidden from anyone. The lad who had first made his way into the domestic arena back in 2011, has gotten an enormous amount of fame for his heroics while playing for the Hobart Hurricanes in the Big Bash League.

In the 7th edition of the BBL, Short scored a total of 572 runs in 11 innings, including a scintillating 122 against Brisbane Heat. The following season saw him flaying attacks around the part for another time as he went on to become the top-scorer, with 637 runs in his kitty.

Howbeit, the tables turned when the 29-year-old donned the colors of the Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League. The franchise had brought him for a hefty amount of 4 crores but Short could unfortunately not prove his worth as he was able to score only 115 runs in the 7 games he played in IPL 2018. The Aussie cricketer turned out to be a major upset as he couldn’t reciprocate the faith shown on him after his brilliant performances in other leagues around the globe.

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