IPL 2021 UAE leg is set to commence on September 19. The opening game of the tournament will witness an encounter between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Mumbai Indians (MI) at Dubai International Stadium. During the UAE leg of the Indian Premier League 2021, a total of 31 matches will be played. The first leg of the tournament was suspended in May due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Many players from Australia are part of the 8 franchises of IPL 2021. Also, some of these Australian players earned costly deals during the auctions. In the UAE leg too, many Australian players will undertake their IPL commitments. In this listicle, we take a look at the list of all Australian players participating in IPL 2021.
IPL 2021: List Of Australia Players Participating In The Tournament
Mitchell Santner (CSK)
Mitchell Santner is part of Chennai Super Kings in IPL 2021. The bowling all-rounder did not play any game in the first leg. He has played two seasons in the tournament for CSK in 2019 and 2020. In 6 games, the left-arm spinner has scalped 6 wickets at an average of 24.50. He has also scored 32 runs.
Josh Hazlewood (CSK)
Josh Hazlewood is another CSK player who will play in the UAE leg of IPL 2021. The Australian pacer did not play in the first leg but the franchise has confirmed that Hazlewood will be back in the UAE leg. So far in IPL, the right-arm pacer has played only 3 matches in the 2020 season and accounts for 1 wicket.
Marcus Stoinis (DC)
Marcus Stoinis is an Australian all-rounder who represents Delhi Capitals. He played for the team in the first leg of IPL 2021. In 8 games, he scored 71 runs and picked 2 wickets. Overall, Stoinis has played 54 matches in the tournament, scoring 896 runs at an average of 28. The right-handed batsman has also picked 30 wickets.
Steve Smith (DC)
Steve Smith is another Australian player who plays for Delhi Capitals in IPL 2021. The franchise bought him for Rs. 2.20 crore during the auction this year. In the first leg, the right-handed batsman played 6 games, scoring 104 runs. In the tournament so far, Smith has played 101 matches and scored 1898. He has also hit 1 century and 11 half-centuries.
Chris Lynn (MI)
Chris Lynn is part of Mumbai Indians. The franchise picked him for Rs. 2 crore in 2020 auction. During the first leg of 2021 season, Lynn played 1 match in which he scored 49 runs. Overall, the right-handed batsman has piled up 1329 runs in 42 games at an average of 34.07. He has also smacked 10 half-centuries in the tournament.
Nathan Coulter-Nile (MI)
Nathan Coulter-Nile is another player from Australia who is part of Mumbai Indians in IPL 2021. In the first leg, he played 1 match in which he remained wicketless. Overall, the right-arm pacer has played 34 matches in the tournament. He has picked 41 wickets at an average of 23.41. He has bowled at an economy rate of 7.75.
Moises Henriques (PKBS)
Moises Henriques was picked by Punjab Kings in IPL 2021 auction at a price of Rs. 4.2 crore. In the first leg, the Aussie all-rounder played 3 matches, scoring 16 runs and picking 1 wicket. Overall, he has played 60 matches in the tournament. He has scored 985 runs at an average of 27.36 with 5 fifties. While bowling, he has grabbed 39 wickets.
Nathan Ellis (PKBS)
Nathan Ellis recently joined the Punjab Kings franchise for IPL 2021 UAE leg. The Australian pacer recently gained the limelight with a hat-trick in his T20I debut against Bangladesh. Nathan Ellis is also a reserve player in Australia’s squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2021. The right-arm pacer has played 2 T20I games and picked 5 wickets for Australia so far.
Glenn Maxwell (RCB)
Glenn Maxwell is part of Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2021. The franchise bought him for Rs. 14.25 crore during the 2021 auctions. In the first leg of the 2021 season, the right-handed batsman ended as the highest run-getter for RCB with 223 runs in 7 matches. Maxwell has played 89 matches in his IPL career, scoring 1728 runs at an average of 23.35 and 8 half-centuries. He has also picked 19 wickets.
Dan Christian (RCB)
Dan Christian is also part of RCB in IPL 2021. The Australian player played 3 matches in the first leg. So far, he has played 43 matches in the tournament, scoring 449 runs at an average of 16.03. He has also grabbed 34 wickets at an economy of 7.94.
David Warner (SRH)
David Warner is part of Sunrisers Hyderabad. He also led the franchise in few games in the 2021 season, before he was replaced by Kane Williamson as the skipper. David Warner is the 5th highest run-getter in the tournament. In 148 matches, the left-handed batsman has smacked 5447 runs at an average of 42.22. The Australian player has also hit 4 centuries and 50 half-centuries.
Ben Cutting (KKR)
Ben Cutting is an Australian all-rounder. He is part of Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2021. Ben Cutting has played 21 matches in the Indian Premier League so far. He has scored 238 runs at an average of 21.63. In bowling, he has managed to pick 10 wickets.
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