The Indian Premier League has some outstanding talent on the show year after year in the shortest format of the game.
But with just 14 group games, every team wants their best XI to play every game and this has seen a number of players from many franchises not get even a single game the whole tournament.
With the knock-out stages already upon us, there is hardly any chance that a team will hand a player a debut in the qualifiers. This leaves a number of players without even a single appearance in the 2016 edition of the competition.
With the missing stars high in number, let’s take a look at the top-5 deserving players who failed to make it to their respective starting XI for the whole season.