When one talks about cricket, the first thing that comes to mind is the teams or players they support in cricket. Cricket as a sport is growing quickly in people’s hearts; each year, several people become a fan of cricket and cheer for the team they love while watching its match. Such craziness is even more in India as several people in India play and watch matches of the team from India every year.
Furthermore, with the beginning of IPL on 18 April in 2008, this craziness about cricket began to grow even more. Cricket fans could now watch their favorite players from several states matching against each other. However, several fans of IPL have the question of who is the best all rounder in IPL and who is the best player in this game.
The best player in IPL
There have been fourteen seasons of IPL held in India from its beginning in the year 2008. In the history of these seasons, there have been a lot of players that have outperformed other players in terms of all rounding. Being an all-rounder means handling all aspects of a game like a pro. This means they should be good in all batting, fielding, and bowling to become a good all-rounder.
Several players in cricket are good at something, such as Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni, who are good at batting and fielding but not so good for the bowling part. Thus, only a few players have the capability of an all-rounder. Players that are good in IPL as an all-rounder are mentioned below.
He is one of the best all-rounders of good in all aspects of cricket who belongs to the CSK Chennai Super Kings team led by Ms. Dhoni. Also known casually as Jadeja is around 34 years old and has taken 120 wickets in total in all of the IPL matches he has participated in so far. The team has already taken Ravindra Jadeja as their all-rounder and Moeen Ali for IPL 2022.
The player has a run economy of around 7. The team has also taken Jadeja as their finishing batsman. He has also scored above 2000 runs along with23 run-outs, which makes him a good all-rounder player in IPL.
Russell is known as one of the most aggressive batsmen due to his batting and strike rate, which is 180. Although he is an amazing batsman, he still was able to take a total of 68 wickets in IPL. He has a total run of just above 500 but is still an amazing batsman as he has participated in some of the matches. Andre has won the award of being the best player in the whole season of IPL twice. This makes him one of the best all-rounders in IPL.
He is considered the stone pillar behind the success of the team Chennai Super Kings and Ms. Dhoni, who is a former Indian cricket team captain and player. Taking a total of 156 wickets and scoring 1500 plus runs in IPL is an amazing achievement even for an all-rounder. This makes the player an important aspect of the team CSK and the IPL season. He is also rated as the third-highest player to have taken wickets.
Dwayne Bravo is about 37 years old and has been among one of the holders of the purple cap for two years, first in 2013 and the second in2015. This proves that he is among the best all-rounder IPL has to offer. He is also known or called the safest hands due to the impressive 76 number of catches in IPL.
Also commonly known as Pollard is arguably IPL best all rounder due to his amazing performance in the past few years. He belongs to the best team of IPL Mumbai Indian, which has won the IPL trophy five times.
He can also be called one of the main reasons behind this team’s success in winning so many IPL seasons. However, scoring a total of 3667 runs along with a strike rate of 151 is quite hard, even for a devoted batsman.
Kieron has been able to catch a total of 92 impressive catches along with 72 scalps in the field. He is a very important and vital part of the team Mumbai Indians and securing victory for the team as an all-rounder. He has already played several major parts in the team in the past matches in IPL.