Loading

downarow22
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages

Top 5 all-time players in the history of the IPL

gmail

The best cricketers in the world come together for a summer fiesta of league cricket in India called the Indian Premier League. Now in its tenth year, the Indian Premier League is among the most-watched sporting events of the calendar year. New blood, brilliant nail-biting finishes and legendary performances are part and parcel of the Indian Premier League. Here are the 5 all-time greatest players in IPL history.

1. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
India’s legendary ‘Captain Cool’ is one of the best batsmen and innings finishers in world cricket. With his trademark helicopter shot and his innate ability to thrive under pressure, Dhoni is a surefire inclusion on this list.

downArow

Tata Sky Blogbuster - MS Dhoni

Image Courtesy : www.hindustantimes.com

2. Suresh Raina
While he may not be an automatic selection for most, Raina is the most effective batsman in the history of the Indian Premier League. With 4,540 runs to his name and more to come this season as well.

downArow

Tata Sky Blogbuster - Suresh

Image Courtesy : crickettrolls.com

3. Lasith Malinga
A titan of Sri Lankan cricket, Lasith Malinga and his approach to bowling sees him as, arguably, the best bowler in the entire IPL franchise. 154 wickets speak for themselves after all, and Malinga is famous for his scalps at crucial points in an opposition’s innings.

downArow

Tata Sky Blogbuster - Malinga

Image Courtesy : data1.ibtimes.co.in

4. Virat Kohli
While Royal Challengers Bangalore may have never won the IPL title, their captain – Virat Kohli is arguably the finest cricketer on the planet today. His leadership skills, batting brilliance and firebrand attitude make him a force to be reckoned with.

‘Dum Maaro Dum’

Tata Sky Blogbuster - Virat

Image Courtesy : s3.ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com

5. Chris Gayle
No list on the IPL is complete without mention of West Indies’ Chris Gayle. A behemoth batsman, he has won the ‘Most Sixes’ award for four years and tends to play innings that are a knockout blow to the opposition bowling attack.

For the film

Tata Sky Blogbuster - Gayle

Image Courtesy : statics.sportskeeda.com
In its tenth year, the Indian Premier League will be more closely fought
than ever before. We await the first match with bated breath!

Comments

Your email address will not be published.

One thought on “Top 5 all-time players in the history of the IPL”

related articles

  • sports
    Why Indian football needs you as much as it needs Sunil Chhetri?

    The entire sub-continent is in football frenzy. As the 2018 FIFA World Cup kicks off, India’s football team has clinched the 2018 Intercontinental C.. Read more
    0
  • sports
    Historic upsets in the World Cup

    Since 1930, the football World Cup has been a celebration of international soccer. Played every four years, this event often gets dominated by a form .. Read more
    0
  • sports
    A preview to Russia 2018 – The chances of the top teams

    Football is a sport that captures billions of dreams. It inspires, frustrates and emotionally lifts everyone as players fight for the prize. And this .. Read more
    0
  • sports
    Liverpool and Real Madrid face off in a compelling UEFA Champions League finale

    The UEFA Champions League of 2017-18 has reached its crescendo. The finals between defending champions and 12-time winners Real Madrid and five-time c.. Read more
    0
  • sports
    Four reasons why an SRH versus CSK final will be the best climax for IPL 2018

    It’s the knock-out phase. The battle lines for the playoffs have been drawn for IPL 2018. After six weeks frenzy, we are only four matches away from.. Read more
    0
  • sports
    The History of the World Cup

    As the world gears up for a one-month footballing extravaganza in Russia, we take a look back at the history of the Football World Cup. 1. Jules Rimet.. Read more
    0
  • sports
    A History of Roland Garros

    A legend that began some 126 years ago, Roland Garros is the name of the French Open tennis championship – a tournament hosted on unique clay courts.. Read more
    0
  • birthday
    The Making of A Champ – Rafael Nadal’s road to the top

    Born in Manacor, just off the coast of Spain, 31-year-old Rafael Nadal is one of the most decorated and iconic tennis players of all time. The living .. Read more
    1
  • sports
    Ravi Shastri’s Transformation

    From spin bowler to all-rounder, from cricket legend to coach – Ravi Shastri’s career has charted a unique path in Indian cricket. Here’s a look.. Read more
    0
logoblog

Subscribe to our newsletter

Show us your love by hitting the 'subscribe button'
and we'll send the latest in entertainment, straight to your inbox.