List of England players in IPL 2021 is not as long as Australian cricketers in Indian Premier League 2021 but still their contingent in IPL 2021 is quite strong with presence of impactful limited over cricketers.
Now a days English cricketers are must for all major T20 cricket leagues around the world. Interestingly list of the England cricketers in BBL 2021 was the longest amongst all cricket playing nations other than host Australia.
List England Cricketers in IPL 2021 Auction
In total 19 English cricketers in IPL 2021 auction shortlisted by BCC. Schedule of IPL 2021 may clash with England international cricket schedule but still there are chances that top England cricketers will complete their IPL stint.
Below is the complete list of England Players in IPL 2021 Auction:
|Alex Hales,||Sam Curran|
|Jason Roy,||Moeen Ali|
|Adil Rashid,||Tom Curran|
|David Willey,||Sam Billings|
|Ben Duckett,||Chris Woakes|
|Nayan Doshi,||Eoin Morgan|
|Lewis Gregory,||Ben Stokes|
|Reece Topley,||Jofra Archer|
|George Garton,||Jos Butler|
|Ravi Bopara,||Liam Livingstone|
England Players in IPL 2021
10 out of 19 England players in IPL 2021 selected on the auction day. 4 teams including CSK, Delhi Capitals, Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals choose England players to complete their respective IPL squads for 2021 edition.
|Sam Curran (CSK)||Eoin Morgan (KKR)|
|Moeen Ali (CSK)||Ben Stokes (RR)|
|Tom Curran (Delhi Capitals)||Jofra Archer (RR)|
|Sam Billings (Delhi Capitals)||Jos Butler (RR)|
|Chris Woakes (Delhi Capitals)||Liam Livingstone (RR)|
England Players in CSK
England all rounder Sam Curran made it to Chennai Super Kings at price of 5.50 crore INR. One of the two Curran brothers Sam has been rated highly and some heroics during the last edition of IPL increase his significance.
Sam Curran already hinted that he might miss Home Series against New Zealand if his IPL team made it to finals. During his 86 match T20 career which mainly revolved around vitality blast and IPL he shows his utility as a T20 player.
1000 runs with 5 fifties and 79 wickets with two 4 wicket hauls strengthen the fact that he is well suited to this form of cricket.
Released by his franchise RCB Moeen Ali will join Sam Curran at CSK. Moeen Ali was bought by CSK at 7 crore INR. 33 years old Moeen Ali is currently playing all sort of cricket around the globe in addition to England national duties in all formats.
3500 runs and 110 wickets in 167 games make him a success at T20 franchise cricket leagues. Moeen can open the bowling and batting simultaneously as well as explode lower down the order but his main batting success at T20 level came opening the innings.
England Players in Delhi Capitals
Just Like his brother Sam, Tom was also at the list England cricketers in IPL 2021 auction. Tom Curran sold to Delhi Capitals at 5.25 crore INR. And he already created buzz by making statement that he is super excited to learn from Rickey Ponting.
A genuine medium fast bowler with good Yorkers at depth and different variations make him a good component of any T20 side.
Veteran of 134 games Tom is closing on 1000 runs in this format with 3 fifties in addition to his 157 wickets with three 4 wicket hauls. He also represented many teams in various T20 franchise cricket leagues around the globe.
Another global traveler when it comes to T20 franchise cricket leagues is Sam Billings. Sam Billing sold to Delhi Capitals at price 2 crore INR at IPL auction. Wicket Keeper batsman who can easily make into any squad solely on his batting.
Career span of 187 T20 games played in BBL, IPL, PSL and other tournaments. Healthy strike arte of 131 runs maintained over 187 games is a good return for a wicket keeper batsman.
England all rounder Chris Woakes is retained by Delhi Capitals despite pulling out of IPL 2020. Chris Woakes sold at base price of 1.5 crore INR to Delhi Capitals.
Woakes haven’t played an international T20 game since 2015 but has been regular member of England’s test and ODI team. However 32 year old managed to play 111 T20 games in different leagues and taken 121 wickets with his right arm fast bowling which his main skill.
England Players in KKR for IPL 2021
England captain Eoin Morgan bought by KKR for 1.8 crore INR. Limited over specialist since 2012 Morgan has led England to World Cup 2019. Surprisingly despite playing T20 franchise cricket in most parts of the world he is yet to score a T20 century in his 307 game careers.
Closing in on 7000 T20 runs at a strike rate of 132 makes him one of the finest finishers in modern T20 cricket.
England Players in Rajasthan Royals
Superman o f England cricket Ben Stokes was picked by Rajasthan Royals for 12.5 crore INR. As already revealed by RR director of cricket Kumar Sangakara Ben Stokes will not be bowling much during IPL 2021.
2 T20 centuries under his belt in 134 appearances with a strike rate of 136 runs per 100 balls in addition to 72 wickets with his medium fast bowling. Don’t forget is exceptional catching ability which makes him a treat to watch on cricket field.
25 year old Barbadian fast bowler Jofra Archer who plays for England has been bought by RR for 7.2 crore INR during IPL 2021 auction.
Despite stop start career because of injuries Archer has managed to play 115 T20 matches for various leagues worldwide. So far taken 146 wickets at an average of 22 runs per wicket makes him a threat for any opposition side.
England vice captain in limited over format and wicket keeper batsman Jos Butler sold to Rajasthan Royals for 4.4 crore INR. Limited over specialist at start of his career now an automatic selection for England national side.
Another global traveler but not able to score a century in shortest format of the game despite playing 270 games however his current strike rate is almost 145 runs per 100 balls. Can explode in lower order or even open the innings to utilize the power plays.
Out of England radar since making T20 international debut in 2017 Liam Livingstone bought by RR for just 75 lacs but he has played more than 128 T20 games for various franchise.
180 sixes in 128 matches, a century, strike rate of 140 speaks about his batting talent in addition to 47 wickets that he has taken with his off spin bowling.