The upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League is just around the corner. While the excitement and anticipation regarding IPL 2021 are at their peak among the fans, on the other hand, it must be heartbreaking for the fans as a few star cricketers would be playing their last stint in IPL 2021.
What’s more heartbreaking is the fact that as per the schedule of the IPL 2021, the matches will be played at neutral venues, which means none of the eight teams will be playing at their home. Therefore, fans might not be able to watch these legends play for the last time in the Indian Premier League.
Here, check out the list of the cricketers who might announce their retirement from IPL after this season. Have a look:
1. MS Dhoni:
The legendary cricketer MS Dhoni, who announced his retirement from international cricket last year, is likely to play his last season in the Indian Premier League. MS will be looking forward to winning the IPL trophy for the fourth time for Chennai Super King in his last stint in IPL.
2. AB de Villiers:
South African legendary player AB de Villiers might announce his retirement from IPL 2021. AB has already announced his retirement from international cricket, it is very likely that the cricketer might decide to retire from the IPL as well. Over the years, he has become one of the star players of RCB, before he takes retirement from Indian Premier League, AB would like to sign off his IPL career by helping his team win their maiden title.
3. Dwayne Bravo:
Dwayne Bravo is another player, who might announce his retirement from Indian Premier League this year. Over these years, Bravo has proved himself to be a match-winner for MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings. His dance moves and funny antics will be missed by the fans if he decides to end his Indian Premier League career.
4. Imran Tahir:
Apart from his impeccable performances, fans love Imran Tahir for the way he celebrates his wickets. He had also played an instrumental role in helping Chennai Super Kings win the Indian Premier League 2018.
5. Harbhajan Singh:
Harbhajan Singh, one of the iconic bowlers of the Indian cricket team, is likely to bid adieu to cricket after the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League. Harbhajan will be seen playing for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2021.