TATA IPL: Who Is The Oldest Player In History Of Indian Premier League?

TATA IPL: We always look for the younger and fitter player in a format like T20. But we also fail to realise that the aged and older players bring a lot of experience to the team. The aged players cannot play this tournament for longer years. Still, their contributions to the franchise teams cannot be ignored. Today we will mention the five old cricket players of the Indian Premier League tournament.
5 Oldest Players In TATA IPL History.
5 Oldest Players In TATA IPL History.

TATA IPL: In the Indian Premier League 2024 season, three teams have been qualified for the playoffs berth. Alongside Kolkata Knight Riders, Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad also cemented their place in the top four.

Now just one spot needs to be filled and that will be decided in the game between CSK Vs RCB, which will be played tomorrow, 18th May 2024.

5 Oldest Players In TATA IPL History

In the history of cricket, we have always looked for younger players because of their fitness. But at the same time, we have also ignored the aged players just because they are not fit and their commitment with the team is not for long term. However, we fail to see what the older players give to their teams.

Their experience is valuable and some of the aged players have more passion for the game of Cricket and their teams. In the history of the Indian Premier League, some old players have played for their franchise teams. One old player is still part of a franchise side. In this segment we will name five aged players of this cash-rich league tournament.

1. Brad Hogg

Brad Hogg
Brad Hogg

The Australian spin bowler, Brad Hogg is the oldest player in the history who have played the Indian Premier League. Hogg made his debut with Rajasthan Royals and his last match was with the franchise side of Kolkata Knight Riders. Brad was 45 years old when he played his last match of this T20 tournament in 2015 and 2016.

2. Pravin Tambe

Pravin Tambe
Pravin Tambe

The Indian spin bowler, Pravin Tambe played for two IPL franchise in his career of this cash-rich league tournament. He represented Rajasthan Royals and also the Gujarat Lions team. Tambe was oldest player to make his debut in this event of the shortest format.

Pravin was 41 years old when he played the Indian Premier League matches for the first time and he retired at the age of 44, which makes him the second oldest player in this segment and also in the Indian Premier League.

3. Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

The young wicketkeeper is just 42 years old and he is still going strong like he is 24. MSD is the main player of the Chennai Super Kings franchise side. He is also the oldest captain to win an IPL title.

Mahi was 41 years old when he won the fifth IPL trophy for CSK last year in 2023. MS is still hitting the balls out of the park, he is still quick between the wickets and also very accurate behind the stumps.

4. Muttiah Muralitharan

Muttiah Muraliharan
Muttiah Muraliharan

The spin wizard of Sri Lanka, Muttiah Muarlitharan also played the Indian Premier League tournament. He played for the Yellow Army in the first season of 2008 and his final match was in 2014 against Kolkata Knight Riders. Murli was 42 years old when hung up his boots from played this cash rich league tournament.

5. Imran Tahir

Imran Tahir
Imran TahirImage Credit: Twitter

After mentioning the spin legend of Sri Lanka, here is another legend of a spin bowler from South Africa. Imran Tahir was the player from the Chennai Super Kings franchise team. He was instrumental when CSK won their third IPL trophy in 2018.

Tahir also played for Riising Pune Supergiant and his last match was in 2021 against RCB when he was 42 years old.

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