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Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 13 December 2018

IPL 2018: Steve Smith, David Warner and Darren Sammy among 10 players who will be missing in action

Swipe left/right on your browser to see who else is out of the 11th season of the Indian Premier League, and also read why

For a variety of reasons, many a cricket star you would have expected to see in action at the Indian Premier League this year will be conspicuous by their absence.

As has been the case since 2009, Pakistan's players will be missing due to the frayed relationship between the two countries. Some players went unsold, such as England captain Eoin Morgan who has had form issues lately, compounded by a thumb injury.

Then there are some of the senior Australian players who will not feature, either due to suspension or injury.

Swipe or click left/right on your browser to see who all have missed out and why.

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