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The Indian Premier League (IPL) has been the birthplace of many cricketers around the world. The tournament has witnessed a plethora of cricketers rise through the ranks and represent their nation on the global stage. Not only Indian players, but the Indian Premier League has also been responsible behind shaping the careers of many foreign players.
However, there have been some players who have not had the same opportunity. Despite putting up some great performances, some players have not been able to find them a place in the Indian team. For every player playing professional cricket, it is his dream to represent his nation and make a mark for himself on the international platform.
Today, we’ll take a look at the five players who have played exceptionally well in the IPL but have not yet represented the India National Cricket Team.
5 IPL Stars Who Have Not Managed To Enter Into Team India Despite Stellar Performances:
5. Rajat Bhatia
Rajat Bhatia has played for Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Daredevils and Rising Pune Supergiant in the IPL. During this time, he made a lot of headlines with his medium-pace bowling and batting, but he never came in the national selectors’ radar.
Bhatia took 72 wickets in 95 matches played in the IPL at an average of 28.45 and an economy rate of 7.41. Apart from this, he also scored 342 runs at batting rate of 120.42.