Top 5 Comebacks in IPL 2024

The biggest cricket league in the world, the Indian Premier League, will start on 22nd March. Every cricket player knows how much limelight and money he receives after getting selected and performing in the IPL. However, due to injuries and personal issues, many cricketers left IPL. Just like these causes, Those players who are in the list of Top 5 Comebacks in IPL 2024 also withdrew their names in the recent seasons of the IPL. Fans want to see their favourite players play IPL, but they have not played in recent seasons of IPL. Let’s check out the list of Top 5 comebacks in IPL 2024.  

Travis Head  

Travis Head needs no introduction. He played exceptional innings to win two valuable trophies for his international team in 2023. Unfortunately, these two innings were against India in the finals of the WTC and ICC Cricket World Cup 2023.   

Travis Head will return to the IPL after six years. In the IPL, he has represented Royal Challengers Bangaluru and Delhi Capitals. In his IPL Career, he scored 205 runs in 10 innings.   

Travis Head’s IPL performance is not appreciable, but his recent innings in the finals of the previous 2 ICC Tournaments make his name among the top 5 comebacks in IPL 2024. Travis Head will represent Sunrises Hyderabad in IPL 2024. 

Pat Cummins  

Australian Captain Pat Cummins will return in the IPL after two years. He played for Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Capitals throughout his IPL career, but his performance was very average.  

But in 2023, Pat Cummins aced every department of cricket. As a captain, he won the WTC finals and the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. Also, the ICC declared him the player of the year 2023.   

Due to his extraordinary performance, Pat Cummins earned the second-highest bid in IPL history. Sunrises Hyderabad made a bid of $3.7 million for him. For his excellent captaincy skills, Pat Cummins was also announced as the captain of SRH in IPL 2024, which also solidified his place in the list of the Top 5 comebacks in IPL 2024.  

Jasprit Bumrah  

Indian frontline pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah was injured and unavailable in IPL 2023. Jasprit Bumrah is a crucial player for Mumbai Indians in IPL. Therefore, his name is on the list of the Top 5 comebacks in IPL 2024.  

Since his debut, Bumrah has contributed hugely to the success of the Mumbai Indians. Jasprit Bumrah is the highest wicket-taker in Mumbai Indians’ active squad, which shows how important he will be for MI in IPL 2024. Mumbai Indian made Hardik Pandya captain of their for team IPL 2024 after trading him from Gujarat Titans.  

Jasprit Bumrah has played under Rohit Sharma’s captaincy throughout his IPL career, but this is the first time he will play under another captain in the IPL.   

Mitchell Starc  

Another Australian player on the list of top 5 comebacks in IPL 2024, Mitchell Starc, is finally in IPL after eight years of long leave. Mitchell Starc is a premium fast bowler who has done a great job as a frontline fast bowler for Australia in all three formats of the game.   

Mitchell Starc played two seasons of IPL in 2014 and 2015. He was on the Royal Challengers Bengaluru squad during these IPL seasons. After making a massive contribution to the Royal Challengers Bangaluru side, Mitchell Starc withdrew his name from the IPL auction in 2016.   

After 2023, Mitchell Starc registered his name in the auction for IPL 2024. Just like everyone expected, Mitchell Starc broke all the records in the IPL 2024 auction. Mitchell Starc became the highest big getter in the history of IPL after getting INR 24.5Cror by Kolkata Knight Riders for IPL 2024. This enormous amount of money and his comeback after nine years make Mitchell Starc one of the top 5 comebacks in IPL 2024.  

Rishabh Pant  

The most awaited name in the list of the Top 5 comebacks in IPL 2024 is Rishabh Pant. In December 2022, Rishabh Pant met with insane car accident that caused him many injuries. Fortunately, these injuries did not keep Rishabh away from IPL for a long time.   

Rishabh Pant has played his whole IPL career for Delhi Capitals. After his excellent services for Delhi Capitals and Shreyas Iyer’s departure, Rishabh Pant became the full-time captain of Delhi Capitals in IPL 2022.  

Rishabh Pant is one of the key players of Delhi Capitals, and therefore, his name is in the list of the Top 5 comebacks in IPL 2024.  

Muhammad Afzaal Hassan
Muhammad Afzaal Hassan
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