IPL is one of the top ranked franchise cricket league around the world cricket and almost all top cricketers wants to play in this and Australians are not much different. Presence of top Australian players in IPL 2023 is the proof of this.
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Australian Players in Mumbai Indians
Mumbai Indians seemed to be obsessed with Australian Talent. Initially they had 4 Aussie stars in their squad, but Jhye Richardson got ruled out of IPL 2023 due to injury. Now, 3 Australian stars will be in action for Mumbai Indians during IPL 2023. These include; Cameron Green, Tim David and Jason Behrendorff.
Cameron Green was one of the most expensive players of IPL 2023 as he got a bid of 17 Crore (INR). Green has ordinary T20 stats, but was quite phenomenal in Test Cricket as well as ODIs. Mumbai have shown faith in him.
Tim David and Jason Behrendorff were retained by the Mumbai Indians. David scored 186 runs last year at a strike rate of 216 and average of 37. Behrendorff has 138 wickets at an average of 22 in his T20 career, which makes him a very good T20 bowler.
Australian Players in Royal Challengers Bangalore
Both Josh Hazlewood and Glenn Maxwell were retained by the RCB for IPL 2023. Hazlewood took 20 wickets in the Indian Premier League 2022. He had a brilliant bowling average of just 18. With a bowling average of 27, Glenn Maxwell took 6 wickets in IPL last year and scored 301 runs with the bat at an average of 27 and strike rate of 169. Both the players played big role for RCB last year and will look to do the same this time too.
Australian Players in Delhi Capitals
David Warner and Mitchell Marsh will be in action for the Delhi Capitals in IPL 2023. Both the stars were retained and rightly so. David Warner smashed 432 runs averaging 48 with a strike rate of 150, last year for the Capitals. Although his recent form has been questionable, but Delhi would hope he does well.
Marsh on the other hand smashed 251 runs at an average of 31 and strike rate of 132 along with his 4 wickets with the ball. Marsh has also been in tremendous form recently, when he smashed India in the ODI series.
Australian Players in Lucknow Super Giants
Marcus Stoinis was retained by the Super Giants for IPL 2023. Daniel Sams was picked in the Auction for a price of 75 Lac (INR). Stoinis scored 156 runs last year in the IPL at an average of 19 and strike rate of 147. With the ball he took 4 wickets as well. With 142 wickets in the T20 format,
Daniel Sams is a complete T20 specialist and a genuine wicket taker, and he fits the Super Giants squad well.
Australian Players in Rajasthan Royals
Adam Zampa is the Australian Star in the Rajasthan Royals side for IPL 2023. Zampa was opted in the Auction by the Royals for 1.5 Crore (INR). Zampa did not play the IPL 2022. Zampa has 269 wickets in T20s at an average of 22 and economy rate of 7.29. He has previously played in the IPL for RCB and Rising Pune Super Giants. Adam Zampa could prove to be very good on the Indian Tracks.
Australian Players in Gujarat Titans
The Titans retained Australian wicket-keeper batter Matthew Wade. Wade did not have a successful season at all last year in the IPL. He managed to score only 157 runs at an average of 15. However, the Titans have still shown faith in him. However, in the PSL 8, Wade scored 228 runs for Karachi Kings at an average of 28 and strike rate of 128. Hence, there is some hope for the Gujarat Titans that Wade will regain his form.
Australian Players in Punjab Kings
Nathan Ellis will represent Punjab Kings in IPL 2023. Ellis was retained by the Kings for IPL 2023. He only got 2 matches in the IPL last year where he took 3 wickets at an average of 18. In his T20 career, Ellis has 103 wickets at an average of 23. He recently played in the 2nd ODI against India where he had figures of 2/13 in his 5 overs.
List Of Australian Cricketers in IPL 2023
13 Australian players in IPL 2023 edition become part of various IPL teams, two of them have been last edition as a replacement players.