If one element that is most enjoyed in the thrilling IPL matches of every season is to be named, it is Batting. Some of the ablest batsmen were always a part of IPL and we have witnessed multiple situations where batsmen rained hell on the opposition making the match enjoyable to fans of both the teams. No one can forget the time when Chris Gayle scored his impeccable 175 or McCullum raked his 158.
Regardless of the team, they are playing for, good batsmen are a delight to watch in every match. As we watched the 2018 IPL there were some pretty fast centuries by Shane Watson, Rishabh Pant, Chris Gayle and Ambati Rayudu. And without any kind of doubt, the same will be the case in this season too. Who might it be, remains a mystery.But, depending on the recent past performances of the Batsmen currently selected in IPL, we have picked the Top 5 batsmen that are most likely to outperform others. Check out the list and tell us if you agree.
Colin Munro of New Zealand has been performing incredibly well in T20s recently. The man is second in the list of Top T20 Batsmen Rankings next to Babar Azam of Pakistan. Colin Munro plays for Delhi Capitals in IPL 12 and it is highly likely that this batsman will make his mark.
Half the reason people watch IPL matches especially the ones involving Royal Challengers Bangalore team is for the batting of Chris Gayle. The man made his mark on IPL long ago and had been one of the most destructive batsmen in IPL. His devastating 175 runs against Pune Warriors India in 2013 is one of the most splendid innings of IPL. Gayle, who plays for Kings XI Punjab this year has plenty of fans in India and he is one of the few batsmen that can mesmerize the cricket lovers in this year’s IPL.
AB De Villiers
Another most loved player International player, AB De Villiers of South Africa is one of the prominent batsmen of Royal Challengers Bangalore. De Villiers is one of the key players in the team and had been associated with the RCB team since 2011. He is also one of the most destructive batsmen of IPL and can entertain this season.
Virat Kohli is at the top of his game in ODIs right now. He is fit, inform, and currently holds the number one position in ICC ODI Batting rankings. Virat Kohli is an aggressive player and is one of the top batsmen of IPL. He is among the top players who scored most fifties and most hundreds in the entire IPL. And given his present form, it is most likely that he will be one of the top scorers in IPL. Virat Kohli is the captain of RCB team.
Rohit Sharma, the captain of Mumbai Indians is known for his batting style among the Indian batsmen. The man currently ranked second in ICC ODI batting rankings is also known for his T20 records. Rohit Sharma is among the top run scorers in entire IPL and he is one of those few players that can cause a roar in the audience.
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