3 International players who are hits in Pakistan Super League but flops in Indian Premier League
- Updated: September 27, 2019
Ever since T20 grew famous, numerous 20 overs league has formed across the world. From the international cricket to club cricket, the 20 over cricket has managed to find its way everywhere. There are people nowadays who prefer the T20 leagues over the other forms of cricket. Moreover, you will also find people who prefer clubs of other countries rather than the national team when it comes to the T20 format.
Most of the T20 format is held privately where businessmen and other organization own teams and buy players from all over the world. One such example of this is IPL which is one of the most significant T20 leagues.
IPL started around 12 years back, and since then, it has turned out to be one of the biggest cricket tournament of the world apart from the world cup and attract billions of viewers. The sporting event is broadcasted on numerous sports channel.
After the success of Indian Premier League, many countries have started forming their T20 leagues. And one such is the Pakistan Super League which has started four years back. Even though it didn’t gain much success as IPL did, but its reputation is growing gradually and consistently.
As said above, for participating teams of these leagues hires player from all over the world. Numerous players actively play in both IPL and Pakistan Super League while some has managed to keep their performance uniform on both the leagues while there are players whose performance has fallen drastically after a marvellous performance in some other leagues.
So, let us have a look at such three players who gave a robust performance at Pakistan Super League but failed to impress the crowd with their performance in Indian Premier League.
- Colin Ingram
Colin Ingram is the run machine in all the T20 formats. He has played a massive role in numerous T20 leagues. Within a short span of time, the prolific run-getter has already managed to play in more than 250 games. As of now, Ingram has been a part of more than nine teams. In IPL, he played for the Delhi Daredevils which is now known as the Delhi Capital in Indian Premier League. In the Pakistan Super League, he played for the Karachi Kings.
Despite performing a heavy performance in the PSL, the left-hander failed to perform in the biggest T20 league, IPL. He was chosen for both 2011 and 2019 seasons and has played more than 15 games. But, out of the 15 games, he only managed to score 184 runs in total.
While in Pakistan Super League, he has scored 587 run with a strike rate of 153.66 and an average of 34.52.
- Tymal Mills
When Tymal entered the T20 season, he managed to attract a lot of cheers. His pitch piercing fastballs with the unexpected slower left the batsmen in a daze. With his balling capability, he even managed to rattle Chris Gayle.
Mills one of the biggest attraction of the IPL 2017 auction where he was bought for whooping 12 crores by the Royal Challengers Bangalore. But, later in the game, he provided nothing but regret to the fans. He played for five games and managed to bag only five wickets in total while giving away a lot of runs.
While in PSL, in just three-season and seventeen innings, he managed to bag 23 wickets with a strike rate of 16.5.
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- Darren Sammy
The West-Indies all-rounder has been the Talisman for the Peshawar Zalmi since the beginning of the Pakistan Super League. He was consistently selected as a skipper for the team for his consistent performance. The only player who has played more games than Sammy in the PSL is Sarfraz Ahmed. Under his captaincy, Zalmi has reached up to the finals back to back in three seasons.
Even though Sammy doesn’t bowl these days, he has provided a consistent performance with his bat. With an average of 27 and a strike rate of 150.4in the last 45 PSL games, Sammy has provided pure value for money.
While on the other hand, with 22 IPL games, with three seasons in RCB and two seasons in SRH, he only managed to make an average of 19.67 with a strike rate of 122.41.