The ongoing season of Indian Premier League is on full-swing. It is turning out to be one of the most entertaining and surprising season ever. Ever since the season started we got to see many thrilling and blockbuster performances from the players. From thrilling knocks, thunderstorm performances to breaking the records, the cricketers this season are making sure to keep us on the edge of our seats.
Here, in this article we bring you a list of the best playing XI of IPL 2019, which is based on the performances of our cricketers in the ongoing season so far. Have a look at the best playing XI of IPL 2019 :
Openers : KL Rahul and David Warner :
- David Warner :
David Warner has scored the most numbers of runs this season and has been giving power-packed performances one after the other. With an amazing strike-rate of 145+, David Warner has scored 450 runs in the 8 matches he has played so far.
2. KL Rahul :
KL Rahul, one of the superstars of Kings XI Punjab is the second player with the highest runs this season. Maintaining a decent strike rate of 127+, KL Rahul has scored 387 runs in 9 matches he has played.
Middle-Order : Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, MS Dhoni, Andre Russell, Hardik Pandya :
3. Virat Kohli :
King Kohli, the man on the mission of making new records in the game of cricket, never misses out a day to give his 100% on the field. He is always there for his squad, whenever his team finds itself in some deep troubles. Known for giving phenomenal performances, Virat has scored 378 runs in the 9 matches he has played.
4. AB de Villiers :
AB de Villiers, one of the star players of Royal Challengers Bangalore has been giving some top-class performances. In 8 matches, AB de Villiers has scored 307 runs at a strike rate of 154.27.
5. MS Dhoni (Captain and Wicket-Keeper) :
MS Dhoni, the most successful captain ever. His captaincy is the reason why Chennai Super Kings is leading at the top of the points table, from the beginning of this season. Giving his team some much needed and match-winning knocks, MS Dhoni has scored 230 runs in the 8 matches he has played till now.
6. Andre Russell :
Andre Russell has literally set the IPL on fire this season. The giant hitter has been giving one after another blockbuster performances and is leaving everyone with their jaws open. Contributing with his many game-changing knocks, Andre has scored 377 runs in the 9 matches he has played till now. However, it’s the stunning strike rate of 220+ that has stole all the limelight.
7. Hardik Pandya :
Hardik Pandya, the all-rounder of the Mumbai Indians is one of their biggest assets. From making runs to taking wickets, Hardik Pandya never disappoints his fans. Hardik Pandya has scored 186 runs so far in IPL 2019, at a strike rate of 191.75.
Bowling Attack : Imran Tahir, Kagiso Rabada, Deepak Chahar and Mohammad Shami :
8. Imran Tahir :
This season of IPL saw Imran Tahir like never before. His heart-winning celebrations on every wicket he took was something we fell in love with. Having taken 15 wickets in 9 matches.He is the second highest wicket-taker so far.
9. Kagiso Rabada :
The ‘Purple Cap’ holder of this season.Kagiso Rabada is at his best. He has took the maximum number of wickets this season, i.e 19 wickets in 9 matches.
10. Deepak Chahar :
With an average of 6.97, Deepak Chahar is giving brilliant performance this season. So, far he has took 11 wickets in 9 matches.
11. Mohammad Shami :
Mohammad Shami, the man who is winning hearts and changing the tables with his game. The way he has changed his game is very impressive. In 9 matches, he has taken 12 wickets, and has given many batsmen a run for their money.