Top 10 Most Chosen Players In Indian T20 Fantasy Premier League
The Indian Premier League is one of the most sought after T20 franchise tournaments in the world. Whether it is the star power on display or the amount of fans it can pull in, the quality of cricket one gets to enjoy or just the thrill and nail-biting finishes in almost every game, the league is truly a formidable prospect. With the advent of fantasy leagues around the Indian T20 Premier League, the craze has just reached another level as the fans are always hooked into the games to check how their selected players are performing.
Who are the Most Chosen Indian T20 Premier League Fantasy Cricket Players?
As another season of Indian T20 Premier League is just around the corner, we take a look at the top 10 most chosen players in Indian T20 Premier League, to get you off to a great start with your Indian T20 Premier League fantasy cricket team.
1. Virat Kohli
The Bangalore and India skipper has been the best batsmen in the world for the best part of the last decade. His brilliance has been witnessed throughout the course of Indian T20 Premier League as well, as he is the leading run scorer in the tournamentâ€™s history with 5412 runs from 177 matches. Thanks to his consistency, Virat Kohli is chosen by just about every player on any fantasy cricket app for every match involving Bangalore.
2. Rohit Sharma
Just like Kohli, Rohit Sharma too has led his team Mumbai from the front for 7 editions, with exceptional performances with the bat. He stands third in the all-time run scorers list in the Indian T20 Premier League, and has been an extremely popular choice for fantasy cricket players over the years.
3. Suresh Raina
Suresh Raina has been a rock in batting for the Chennai team ever since the inception of the Indian T20 Premier League. His longevity, consistency and a penchant for scoring big in every season have made him a sought after player for every Indian T20 Premier League fantasy cricket team. Add to that the extra points he earns with his electric fielding and he makes for an irresistible package.
4. David Warner
Rounding off the top four of the highest run-getters in the tournament, David Warner is one name that no one can afford to skip when making a team on any fantasy cricket app. This big hitting Aussie has already scored more than 4700 runs in just 126 matches, and walks into almost every fantasy cricket team.
5. Chris Gayle
The â€œUniverse Bossâ€ is one player that everyone wants on his team, even if you canâ€™t always bank on him to be consistent. However, what he may lack in consistency, he more than makes up with a few superhuman knocks filled with numerous fours and sixes to earn all those extra fantasy points.
6. MS Dhoni
The Chennai captain is an all-time favourite for Indian T20 Premier League fantasy cricket players across the world. He can always be relied upon to score big, and even if he doesnâ€™t score a lot on any particular day, his incredible wicket-keeping skills still earn you enough points to stay in the game.
7. AB de Villiers
The South African batsman is often called Mr. 360, thanks to his ability to hit the ball in all directions of the ground, sometimes unbelievably so. He is also a fantastic fielder, and most fantasy players bank on him during matches involving his team.
8. Sunil Narine
The West Indies spinner has been a hot commodity in the league ever since his debut in 2012. He remains a hot commodity in the fantasy league circles till date, and some may argue he is an even bigger prospect now that he has added explosive batting to his repertoire.
9. Jasprit Bumrah
The best Indian bowler for the past 5 years, has also been the most picked bowler in Indian T20 Premier League fantasy cricket for a while now. He can always be trusted to pick up crucial wickets with his deadly Yorkers, while also keeping the run rate down.
10. Andre Russell
If there is one player who has been included in just about every fantasy cricket squad over the last couple of years, it is the West Indies maverick Andre Russell. Batting, bowling, fielding, the all-rounder is capable of earning fantasy points with just about everything he does during a game.