IPL is the biggest stage to show your talent to the world. From all around the world players comes to taste their skills in the world's toughest league. Because of a large number of players many players don't get a fair chance to prove themselves into the toughest league in the world. In IPL there are many domestic and international players who had the capability to play match-winning innings for their franchise. There are many players consistently doing well for there franchises, but their performances remain under shadowed by bigger stars. These players don't get that level of popularity that they belong to. In this article, we discuss 7 underrated stars in IPL.

•Top 7 Underrated stars in IPL 

7.Brad Hodge
Brad Hodge is a former Australian cricket coach and cricketer. He bats in the middle order and part-time off-spinner for Australia. He makes his IPL debut in 2008 for Kolkata Knight Riders. In his first edition of IPL, he doesn't get any success. In the second edition of IPL, he is the highest run-scorer for KKR. After 3 seasons for KKR, In the fourth edition of IPL, he represents Kochi tuskers Kerala. After the franchise removed from IPL. In 2012 auction Rajasthan Royals bought him for $475000 USD. In the 2013 edition of IPL he plays a match-winning inning for Rajsthan against Hyderabad to qualify for playoffs. He was awarded by the man of the match for his match-winning inning. He also scored an unbeaten 39* against the Mumbai Indians, where his team lost by 14 runs. He has worked as a coach for Gujarat Lions in IPL 2016 and Head Coach for Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2018 edition.

6.Rajat Bhatia
Rajat Bhatia is an all-rounder and playing domestic cricket for over 15 years. He made his IPL debut for Delhi Daredevils in 2008. He doesn't get a fair chance in the first edition of IPL. In the second edition, he took 9 wickets in 9 matches for Delhi Daredevils. In 2011 he picked up by KKR. He played a key role in KKR to qualify for playoffs. Which led to there qualification for the CLT-20 2011. Bhatia also represents Rajsthan Royals and Rising Pune Supergiants in IPL. But he doesn't get popularity he belongs.

5.Dwayne Smith 
Dwayne Smith is an aggressive West Indies batsman. He makes his debut in IPL for Mumbai Indians in 2008. In the 2008 edition he takes 5 wickets in four games. In 2009 edition he picked up by Deccan Chargers. In 2009 he scored 215 runs with an average of 26.87. He retained by Deccan Chargers for the 2010 season. But he doesn't get many chances to play. In 2012 he was signed by Mumbai Indians for replacement of injured Mitchell Johnson. He played a match-winning role for Mumbai Indians against CSK by hitting 14 runs in the last three balls. He also represented CSK in 2014 and 2015.

4.Suryakumar Yadav
Suryakumar Yadav is a dashing right-handed batsman. Suryakumar Yadav was signed by Mumbai Indians in the 2012 season. But he doesn't get any chance to play. In 2014 IPL auction SuryaKumar Yadav was picked up by KKR. He played some good innings in that season. But Suryakumar Yadav shines in IPL 2015 when he scored the match-winning 46 runs in just 20 balls against Mumbai Indians. Later he named as vice-captain of the team. In 2018 IPL auction he back to the home team Mumbai Indians. In that season he plays as an opener for Mumbai Indians and scored a lot of runs in that season. In 85 IPL matches, he scored 1548 runs with an average of 28.14.

3.Mitchell McClenaghan
McClenaghan is a left-arm medium-pacer. He made his debut in 2015 for Mumbai Indians. In 2015 he takes 15 wickets in 10 matches. He played an important role to lift the cup for the second time. Because of such good performance, Mumbai retained him for the 2016 edition of IPL. In the 2016 edition, he takes 17 wickets in 14 matches. But unfortunately, Mumbai Indians don't qualify for playoffs. In 2017 he took 19 wickets in 14 matches and contribute his efforts to lift the cup for the third time for Mumbai Indians. In 2019 he doesn't make a success, In 5 matches he took only 3 wickets.

2.Piyush Chawla
Piyush Chawla is a leg spinner. He makes his debut for Kings XI Punjab in 2008. He played 6 seasons for Kings XI Punjab. He has a successful time in Punjab. In those 6 years' time, he played 87 matches for Punjab and takes 86 wickets. In 2014 IPL auction he was picked up by KKR for 4.25 crores. He played a key role in KKR in the 2014 ipl season. In IPL 2014 final Chawla's four on the last ball help KKR to lift the cup for the second time. In his IPL career, he takes 150 wickets in 157  matches. In 2020 IPL auction he was picked up by CSK ahead of IPL 2020.

1.Amit Mishra
Amit Mishra is a leg-break bowler. He made his IPL debut in 2008 for Delhi Daredevils. He is the second-highest wicket-taker in IPL. In 2008 he take a hat- trick against Deccan Chargers. Later in IPL 2011 playing for Deccan chargers, he took his second hat-trick against Punjab. In 2013 he take his third hat-trick playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad against Pune Warriors India. He became the first player in IPL history to take three hat-tricks. Mishra represents Delhi Daredevils, Deccan Chargers, Sunrisers Hyderabad, and Delhi Capitals in IPL. In his IPL career, he played 147 matches and take 157 wickets with an average of 24.19.

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