The Indian Premier League (IPL) is the world’s largest T20 league, with elite players from all around the world competing. It began in 2008 and has remained venomous ever since. Many players have devoted their life to make the league shine throughout the years, while some have said goodbye to their cricketing careers during the IPL.
The IPL has produced numerous star players for India, many of whom have gone on to achieve great things for the country in international cricket. Today, we produce the IPL all-time top 11 list, featuring 11 of the league’s standout performers.
Best top order of all time
David Warner and Virat Kohli will be among the openers in the Indian Premier League (IPL)’s all-time playing 11. Warner has appeared in 167 IPL matches and scored 6090 runs with an average of 42.29 and a strike rate of 139.61. Kohli has been with RCB from the inaugural season and has appeared in 227 IPL matches. Suresh Raina, often known as the IPL King, will bat third and has scored 5528 runs in 205 matches with a strike rate of 136.7. AB de Villiers, who, like Raina, has retired from the IPL, will bat at number four and has 5162 runs in 184 IPL outings at a strike rate of 151.7.
These guys will be in the centre of the lineup
The current Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja and Kieron Pollard will be among the IPL All-Time Playing 11. MS Dhoni has 5036 runs at a strike rate of 135.78 and an average of 39.34 in 189 IPL matches, while Kieron Pollard has 3412 runs at a strike rate of 147.32 and 69 wickets with the ball. In 214 matches, Ravindra Jadeja has recorded 2531 runs and taken 138 wickets.
These bowlers have played in the IPL since its inception
Two spin bowlers, Yuzvendra Chahal and Amit Mishra, and two fast bowlers, Lasith Malinga and Jasprit Bumrah, will be among the IPL’s all-time playing 11. Amit Mishra has collected 169 wickets in 156 IPL matches, while Chahal has got 176 wickets in 135 matches. Jasprit Bumrah has 145 wickets in 120 IPL games at an economy rate of 7.4, while Malinga has 170 wickets in 122 IPL games. These 11 players may be combined to form the IPL’s all-time playing 11.
IPL’s all-time starting eleven
Virat Kohli, David Warner, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni (wicketkeeper & captain), AB de Villiers, Ravindra Jadeja, Kieron Pollard, Amit Mishra, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, and Lasith Malinga.