The 2nd leg of Indian Premier League season 14 is all about to start from 19th September in the United Arab Emirates. Most of the internationals have dropped their names due to various reasons and franchises named replacements.
Indian Premier League season 14 started from 9th April 2021 but after 29 matches, the tournament was postponed due to bio bubble breach in various franchises. The replacements franchises choose has brilliantly for their respective countries and hope that they do well in the 2nd leg to win the prestigious tournament.
Here we look at the players who will be missing and replacements.
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Royal Challengers Bangalore looks the strongest franchise for 2nd leg. They are currently in 3rd place after 1st leg and would be hoping to continue their good form.
Players who would be missing and replacements
Wanidu Hasaranga replacing Adam Zampa
Dushmanta Chameera replacing Daniel Sams
Tim David replacing Finn Allen
George Garton replacing Kane Richardson
Akashdeep Singh replacing Washington Sundar
The major dent has been for Rajasthan Royals as they lost 3 key international players. They would be looking to improve their performances in the 2nd leg and go in the top four spot.
Glenn Phillips replacing Jofra Archer
Shamsi replacing Andrew Tye
Evin Lewis replacing Stokes
Oshane Thomas replacing Jos Buttler
Punjab Kings also has been dented with few international players being ruled out. They would be looking to show more improvement in the 2nd leg and hope to gain momentum.
Nathan Ellis replacing Riley Meredith
Adil Rashid replacing Jhye Richardson
Kolkata Knight Riders
Kolkata Knight Riders named only replacement for the 2nd leg. They would be also looking to improve on their performances and gain momentum.
Tim Southee replacing Pat Cummins
The second leg of IPL 2021 would be an interesting contest as Delhi Capitals, CSK, RCB, MI finished in the first four positions while RR, KKR, Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad completed the bottom four places.
Delhi Capitals, Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians have a settled unit going into the second leg of IPL 2021.