IPL (Indian Premier League) is a franchise based T20 cricket tournament organized by the Indian cricket board BCCI every year since 2007. IPL is the hardest and most entertaining cricket league around the world. 10 city-based franchise teams participate in this league, and each team has its star players.
There is no doubt in accepting the fact that Rohit Sharma is the King of IPL. Under his captaincy, Mumbai Indians won 5 IPL titles, and he is the best player of Mumbai Indians. Rohit Sharma played his debut IPL match in 2008, and till now, he has played 213 IPL matches. He has scored 5611 IPL runs with a batting average of 31.17. His best score is 109, not out, and he has a strike rate of 130.39 in his IPL career. Rohit Sharma is also a remarkable leader for Mumbai Indians. Rohit Sharma has the best win percentage as captain (59.68) in IPL.
Virat Kohli is the best player of Royal Challengers Bangalore. King Kohli is not only Bangalore’s best player, but he is among the best players in the world. Virat Kohli also captained Bangalore’s team from 2011 to 2021. Virat Kohli has a win percentage of 48.16% as captain. Virat Kohli has played 207 IPL matches till now, and he has scored 6283 IPL runs. His best score is 113 runs, and his batting average is 37.39, with a strike rate of 129.94 in his IPL career. Virat Kohli also holds the record for most runs by any batsman in IPL. Virat Kohli played his debut match in IPL 2008. Virat Kohli has only played for one franchise in IPL from the beginning of his career, that is Royal Challengers Bangalore.
MS Dhoni is undeniably the best player of Chennai Super Kings. MS Dhoni is holding the responsibility of captainship of the Chennai Super Kings team from the maiden IPL season. He is not in his prime as a batsman, but he is definitely in his prime in terms of leading the team. He guided the Chennai team to win their 4th IPL title in IPL 2021. MS Dhoni has played 220 IPL matches and scored 4746 IPL runs. His best score is 84, not out, and he has a batting average of 39.55.
Andre Russell is the best player Kolkata Knight Riders. The West Indian all-rounder has proved his contribution to the franchise many times. Andre Russell has played 84 IPL matches till now and scored 1700 runs. His best score is 88, not out, and he has a batting average of 29.31 with an explosive strike rate of 178.57. He has excellent finishing ability and is a world-class T20 finisher. He also has 72 bowling wickets in 84 IPL games.
Rishabh Pant is the best batsman of Delhi Capitals. The young wicket-keeper Indian batsman has good hitting ability, and he also captained the Delhi Capitals team in IPL 2021. Rishabh Pant will also lead the Delhi Capitals team in IPL 2022. Rishabh Pant has player 84 IPL matches till now and has scored 2498 IPL runs. His best score is 128, not out. Rishabh Pant has a batting average of 35.18 in his IPL career, with a strike rate of 147.46. Rishabh Pant is an excellent long-term investment player for Delhi Capitals.
Mayank Agarwal is the best player of Punjab Kings. This Indian opener holds an outstanding batting average in the last few IPL season for Punjab Kings, and he is the only player retained by Punjab Kings in IPL 2022. Mayank Agarwal has played 100 IPL matches and made 2131 IPL runs with a batting average of 23.41. But in his last 2 IPL seasons, he scored 865 IPL runs with a batting average of 39.38. He will lead the Punjab Kings team IPL 2022.
Kane Williamson is the best player of Sunrisers Hyderabad. The Kiwi national team captain has played 63 IPL matches and scored 1885 runs with a batting average of 40.10. He is the backbone of SRH batting, and he is also the captain of the SRH team.
IPL 2022 will also have two new teams. One team is from Lucknow city, and the other one is from Ahmedabad city-based. Both the teams have announced their key players for IPL 2022.
KL Rahul will be the leading player for the Lucknow Super Giants team. The franchise has announced his arrival in Lucknow. KL Rahul has played 94 IPL matches and made 3273 IPL runs. He has a brilliant batting average of 47.43, and his best score is 132, not out. He is the most consistent player in the last two seasons of IPL.
Hardik Pandya will be the main player of the Ahmedabad team. The franchise has invested INR 15 crores in Hardik Pandya. He is a brilliant Indian all-rounder. Hardik has played 92 IPL matches, made 1476 IPL runs with a batting average of 27.33, and took 42 bowling wickets. He is a great finisher with a strike rate of 153.91.