IPL 2021: The 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League is just a couple of days ago from getting underway. The high-octane tournament will kickstart with the thrilling clash between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals on April 9 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
Meanwhile, ahead of the tournament, the cricketers are sweating it out to get into their best forms for the tournament. Considering that the pandemic is still not over yet, the fitness factor matter a lot. The more the cricketers are fit the better they would be able to contribute with their performances.
Here, in this article, we bring you a list of fittest players from each of the 8 teams of IPL 2021. Have a look:
1. Virat Kohli – Royal Challengers Bangalore:
When it comes to fitness, Indian and RCB skipper Virat Kohli is one of the fittest cricketers around the world. In fact, he is responsible for raising the fitness bar in the Indian cricket team, single-handedly. His incredible fitness regime transformed into a world-class batsman
2. KL Rahul – Punjab Kings:
The skipper of Punjab Kings, KL Rahul is the fittest player in his squad. Rahul’s fitness game is right at the top as he is one of the fastest runners between the wickets. Though, his team couldn’t make it to the finals, however, the cricketer won the orange cap0 because of his stunning batting performances. In IPL 2020, Rahul scored 670 runs in 14 games he played, including one century and five 50+ scores at an average of 55.83. He registered his best score of 132* against RCB.
3. Ravindra Jadeja – Chennai Super Kings:
The star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja is no less than a livewire on the field and has given several match-winning performances for his team. The 32-year-old is returning back on-field after a long time and it will be interesting to see his sharp run-outs and batting performances.
4. David Warner – Sunrisers Hyderabad:
David Warner is one of the most talented batsmen in the world right now. The Australian cricketer has been the batting mainstay of Sunrisers Hyderabad for quite a long time now. Besides his batting performances, he is an exceptional fielder as well and is known for his flying catches.
5. Ben Stokes – Rajasthan Royals:
Hands-down, Ben Stokes is one of the fittest players in the England squad. The star all-rounder is known for his sharp run-outs, flying catches, and big-hitting shots. The all-rounder will be once again seen playing his trade for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2021.
6. Kagiso Rabada – Delhi Capitals:
The South African pacer Kagiso Rabada is one of the fittest players in the world. Time and again, the sensational bowler has picked crucial wickets and won matches for his team. The pacer ended the previous season as the leading wicket-taker with 30 wickets in 17 games he played for Delhi Capitals.
7. Andre Russell – Kolkata Knight Riders:
Though the team has a couple of fittest players including the likes of Pat Cummins and Eoin Morgan, however, Andre Russell has been sensational for Kolkata Knight Riders. He is one of the fittest players and is known for giving nightmares to the oppositions with his stunning performances.
8. Hardik Pandya – Mumbai Indians:
The sensational all-rounder Hardik Pandya is known for his powerpacked performances both with the bat and the ball. Recently, the cricketer impressed one and all with his performances in the recently concluded England’s tour to India, where he played some crucial knocks.