5 players who have retired from international cricket to play ipl

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Indian Premier League (IPL) has always provided a platform for youngsters and veterans to shine on the biggest stage. While some of the newcomers have excelled at this stage before marking their name on the international stage, some players have preferred to choose the IPL to show their prowess in their twilight years.

With the rise of T20 leagues around the world, players tend to shift their base from the international stage to cash-dominated leagues. In this article, we will look at the five players who retired from international cricket to play in the world’s toughest league. 

5 players who retired from international cricket to play in IPL

Dwaine Pretorius

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The South African all-rounder who represented his country from 2016-22 announced his retirement from international cricket in 2023. However, he continued to play in the domestic leagues and also played for Chennai Super Kings in the 2023 edition of the IPL.

However, due to an injury, he played one game last season and six games in the 2022 edition. But with the 34-year-old all-rounder applying his trade in franchise cricket, he could represent a franchise in the coming season of the IPL.