Top 5 Batsmen to Watch in IPL 2018
Indian Premier League known as IPL is into its Season 11, IPL has mostly been a batsman paradise to show their skills in a very limited over game, Batsmen from all around the world contest the IPL to get their hands on the Orange Cap, which denotes the highest scorer of the season. Batsmen play with aggression with a view to scoring the highest and quickest runs the can, IPL has been associated to the fast cricket which wasn’t a sight before in this sport.
Lets us take a look at Top 5 Batsmen to watch for in this IPL 2018.
Rishabh Pant – Delhi Daredevils
The 20-year-old from Delhi has taken IPL by storm by showing his skills at hitting the ball all around the corner with pretty accuracy. His innings of 69 runs at their home ground against Rajasthan Royals helped his team secure a four-run victory over the visitors. He was also a part of winning knock against the Mumbai Indians where he scored 47 runs off 25 balls helping his team towards victory. Though his efforts of 85 runs felt short to take his team towards victory against the Royal Challengers Bangalore.
This young lad has certainly got in the eye of the selectors by his ever improving and consistent performance, this all efforts of his in this form of the game makes him a sure Batsman to keep an eye on this Season of Indian Premier League.
Virat Kohli – Royal Challengers Bangalore
Indian Captain continued to show his peak performance which this team RCB not only he is improving his performance but is also seen encouraging his team performance now and then, this is what makes him the Leader of the Pack.
Virat Kohli has got 349 Runs under his name in this season with a Strike rate of over 135%. He surely is aiming for the Orange Cup at the nd of IPL 2018.
MS Dhoni – Chennai Super Kings
Captain cool is having his coolest IPL Season with the bat and yes of course with wicket keeping pads on, Dhoni no matter what form of the game he is into, you can be rest assured to see the ball going over the fence quite a few time. known for his rescuing techniques he always has the game plan on and is ready to execute the plan in any situations he is put into.
Dhoni has scored 329 runs in 9 matches with an average of 82.25 in the season so far. His knock of 70 not out from 34 balls to hunt down RCB’s 205 still remains his top effort.
Ambati Rayudu – Chennai Super Kings
Rayudu is one of above all who seems to be enjoying the IPL Season 11 the most, with his ever improving performance he surely has all eyes glued to him as he enters the field to bat. Rayudu already has around 391 runs under his name with a hefty Strike Rate of 150%, Amabati Rayudu is proving to be a cracker waiting to burst on the field. Switching is batting slots surely has given Rayudu a lot of experience in handling the scenario at different situations.
Kane Williamson (SunRisers Hyderabad)
Four half-centuries in eight matches of the season are enough to attest to Williamson’s form in the current season of IPL. He scored three consecutive fifties against Kolkata Knight Riders, Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings respectively that silence those who wanted Shikhar Dhawan to be David Warner’s replacement as SRH captain.
The New Zealand skipper has smashed 322 runs with an average of 46 in eight matches and a strike rate of 133.05. Currently No 2 in the IPL points table, Hyderabad’s progress will mainly depend on Williamson’s form in the coming matches
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