IPL 2021 Magical XI: Dhoni, Kohli, Rohit part of IPL XI who have played minimum 1 match in each of the IPL season

IPL 2021 Magical XI: Dhoni, Kohli, Rohit part of IPL XI who have played minimum 1 match in each of the IPL seasonWe are just a week away from exciting IPL 2021 live cricket action. Top players from India and around the world will play in one of the biggest T20 league. Over the years, a number of senior cricketers and youngsters have set the IPL on fire with massive shots, a delight for the fans. Despite the absence of fans at stadiums amid the COVID-19 spike, this year excitement levels will be no different. In this article, we provide you with a list of players who did not miss a single edition of IPL and will feature in IPL 2021. Take a look- AB de Villiers MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Dinesh Karthik, Piyush Chawla, Amit Mishra, Robin Uthappa, Manish Pandey, Shikhar Dhawan, Wriddhiman Saha, and Dhawal Kulkarni.

IPL 2021 Magical XI

AB de Villiers (only foreigner)

South Africa legend AB de Villiers is the only overseas batsman who features in the list of players who did not miss any IPL season and will play IPL 2021. In his IPL career, he has played 169 matches amassing 4,849 runs which include 3 centuries. He has played for Delhi Capitals (DC) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).

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MS Dhoni

Former India skipper and current Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni has played the most number of matches in IPL history. He has featured in 204 fixtures [for CSK and now-defunct Rising Pune Supergiants ]. The 39-year-old did not miss a single season of IPL. He will lead CSK in their IPL 2021 opening match against DC on April 10.

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Virat Kohli

India skipper and RCB captain is the only skipper and player to have played the entire tournament with a single franchise. Kohli has made 192 appearances for the Royal Challengers Bangalore. The 32-year-old has played every season of IPL till date. He will be next seen in action against MI in the IPL opener on April 9.

Rohit Sharma

One of the legends of the Indian Premier League, Rohit Sharma is one of the few players who have amassed 5,000 runs in the cash-rich league. He has played 200 matches in IPL (Mumbai Indians and now-defunct Deccan Chargers)

Dinesh Karthik

Former Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Dinesh Karthik also features in the list of players who did not miss a single edition of IPL. He has played 196 matches in the cash-rich league. He had played for Delhi in the inaugural season before moving to Punjab, MI, RCB and now-defunct Gujarat Lions

IPL 2021 Magical XI

Piyush Chawla

Mumbai Indians new recruit Piyush Chawla has played 164 matches in IPL. He is also the third-highest wicket-taker in IPL with 156 wickets. The cricketer is yet to miss a single season of IPL. He has played six each seasons for Punjab Kings and KKR. He had featured for CSK in IPL 2020.

Amit Mishra

The Second-highest wicket-taker in IPL, Amit Mishra features in the list of players who did not miss any of the last 13 seasons of IPL. The 38-year-old is likely to play his last season in IPL 2021. He has played for DC, SRH and now-defunct Deccan Chargers. Mishra is on the brink highest wicket-taker in IPL history.

Robin Uthappa

CSK’s new singing Robin Uthappa has terrific stats in the IPL. He is on the brink of completing 5,000 runs in IPL 2021. The right-handed-batsman has not missed any of last 13 IPL season. He has played majority of matches with KKR. Uthappa has also played for MI, RCB, RR and now-defunct PWI in his IPL career.

Manish Pandey

Sunrisers Hyderabad’s reliable No.3 batsman Manish Pandey also features in the list of XI who did not miss any IPL season. He has played 146 matches in the Indian Premier League. He began his IPL career with Mumbai Indians and now he plays for SRH. In his IPL career, the cricketer had also stints with RCB, KKR and now-defunct Pune Warriors India.

Shikhar Dhawan

Delhi Capitals opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan has played 176 matches in his IPL career amassing 5,197 runs. He began his IPL career with Delhi and went on to play with MI, now-defunct Deccan Chargers, SRH before moving back to DC.

Wriddhiman Saha

Sunrisers Hyderabad wicket-keeper batsman Wriddihiman Saha has played 124 matches in IPL. He has played for SRH, Punjab Kings, CSK and KKR.

Dhawal Kulkarni

Mumbai Indians bowler Dhawal Kulkarni has also made it to the list of players who did not miss a single edition of IPL. He has played 91 matches in IPL, the only player with less than 100 matches on this list. Kulkarni has played for MI, RR and now-defunct Gujarat Lions.