Updated list of unavailable cricketers & their replacements in IPL 2021
We are just 3 weeks away from the resumption of unfinished IPL 2021. We have already seen many players opting out of the event due to personal reasons. Bio bubble fatigue or world cup T20I preparation.
Teams like RCB & Punjab Kings have suffered the most. For RCB, Adam Zampa, Kane Richardson, Daniel Sams & Finn Allen have opted out. While PBKS has lost their Aussie fast bowling duo of Jhye Richardson and Riley Meredith.
Rajasthan Royals was dented the most with unavailability of still unfit Jofra Archer and star player Jos Buttler . Buttler has opted out to due the birth of his second child. Pat Cummins of KKR also opted out for a similar reason.
So far we are yet to know what will be the status of the availability of the Afghan players. Rashid Khan, Mujeeb and Nabi in the wake of the political uncertainty in their country. At present they are playing in other franchisee leagues and hence IPL organisers are hopeful that they will be available.
While will still expect more updates on further replacements. The current status of withdrawals and Updated list of unavailable cricketers & their replacements in IPL 2021 various teams are as under.