- January 31, 2022
Who is the King of IPL?
King of IPL
When it comes to the world’s biggest carnival, everybody looks out of the Indian Premier League.
It’s been 14 years and IPL is roaring at the world cricket stage. Hundreds of Indian and overseas players take part in the world’s most prestigious league to showcase their talent.
Now IPL 2022 is on the tables, let’s see some amazing stats from the previous seasons.
There has been a lot of questions asked like Who is the king of IPL?
Who is the best batsman of IPL and this article you will find all those answers with accurate data?
People often say that players like Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli, David Warner are the gods of IPL, but you need to know the reasons and stats behind that.
IPL is a franchise-based cricketing model that allows Indian and International players to be a part of this and for the last 14 years, it has been a tremendous success.
In fact, local Indian players also got a chance to play and now they are part of the Indian cricket team.
Full-on entertainment, nail-biting finishes, clever captaincy and thrilling action makes IPL successful and this is the reason why every Indian eagerly waits for the tournament.
So let’s find out who is the ultimate king of IPL.
King of IPL Batsman
From the very first match of IPL, Virat Kohli played a crucial role for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and he is the only player who just played for a single team (from the first season).
With 6283 runs, Virat the Run Machine Kohli tops the list of batters and a king of IPL
In fact, his teammate Shikhar Dhawan is the second-highest run-getters amongst all.
Dhawan has scored 5784 runs in the IPL and booked his position for a long. King Kohli has bagged 5 IPL centuries and Dhawan has scored 2.
From winning titles, to scoring runs, Rohit Sharma knows every grill of the championship.
Taking bowlers on toes is his skill and adding trophies to his kitty is his passion. With 5611 runs in the league, he has won 6 trophies and 5 with Mumbai Indians (MI) as a captain.
His starts of IPL are always shining and his style of running the game is remarkable.
Suresh Raina – Mr. IPL
Known by the name of Mr. IPL, Suresh Raina has rules the ground for long.
He has got 5528 runs in his bag with amazing fielding and bowling records. Chennai Super Kings’s (CSK) highest run scorer is also a 4 time cup winner.
With his technique and sheer awareness of the game, Raina made his name in the list of King of IPL.
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IPL is a platform that tests skills and temperament. Taking cricket ion dreams Gautam Gambhir has got 2 IPL trophies as a captain and this is the third highest ever by anyone.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) owned by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan (SRK) has won 2 titles and both of them were given by Gambhir.
In fact, the left hander has scored 4217 runs with his bat and often became the reason of his team’s success.
The kingdom belongs to them
Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Indian ex captain or we should say world cup winning captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni took the game on another level.
He made his team the most consistent on the league and 11 out of 12 times, CSK made to the playoffs.
With 4746 runs in IPL, MS Dhoni is the most shining star of the game India has ever seen. In fact captain cool has got 119 IPL catches that shows his skills and passion.
The god of yorker, Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga tops the bowling list. With 170 wickets, Malinga has bagged enough name and praises.
He was one of the strongest pillars of Mumbai Indians as he bowls crucial overs, and many a times took his team to the wining line. 7.14 economy can boast his skills and talent.
A man with different talents, DJ Bravo never fails to win hearts and games. With 167 wickets in his kitty, he is right up there in the list of IPL kings.
His bowling strength and fielding capabilities makes him the best all-rounder and a man to look out for.
Spinning everything around his way with his cricketing abilities. Indian spinner Amit Mishra has bagged 157 wickets and he is an asset to any team.
With the years of experience, he can make wonders on the pitch and his reading of the game is also amazing.
Which team is the king of IPL?
It is an 8 team tournament but we have seen 10 teams as well. From IPL 2022, we will be watching 10 teams taking on each other.
Till now Mumbai Indians has topped the list with 5 championships. This team knows how to win and players like, Sachin Tendulkar, Robin Singh and Mahela Jayawardene is a part of their staff.
On the other hand, Chennai Super Kings has got their name on the trophy 4 times. Being the most consistent side of the tournament, CSK is the major threat to any team.
Even Kolkata Knight Riders have won it twice and this time King Khan is also looking for another glory.
Fans are eagerly waiting for the 15th season of the IPL and with the two new teams the masala will be spicy but the goal will be the same.
Let’s see who will be the king of IPL 2022.
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