Top 5 Best All Rounders In IPL

Shaik Baji
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Today we take a look at the best All Rounders in IPL. Every IPL franchise has a world-class all-rounder. All-rounders have always been the “X-Factor” in IPL. Whenever a team wins the league, it is safe to say that the all-rounder has played a vital role in its successful campaign.

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However, some all-rounders are consistent and perform well in different seasons. These all-rounders are the main reason why the teams they played for became so successful.

Top 5 Best All Rounders In IPL History

  1. Shane Watson
  2. Dwayne Bravo
  3. Kieran Pollard
  4. Andre Russell
  5. Ravindra Jadeja

Shane Watson

Shane Watson is arguably the best all-rounder in IPL history. He is one of the best match winners of IPL so far. It all started in the first edition of the league when Shane Watson won the man of the series, his team (Rajasthan Royals) also won the title.

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He holds the top spot in terms of most runs scored against Hyderabad based franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad. Here you can find the list of batsmen who scored most runs against a single team in IPL history.

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Watson won the MVP award in 2013. After performing consistently for RR, the Australian represented RCB and CSK. He was one of the main reasons why CSK won the title in 2018. His average and strike rate with the bat were 31 and 138 respectively. He took 92 wickets with an economy of less than 8. You won’t find better players than Shane Watson.

Dwayne Bravo

DJ Bravo is one of the most charismatic all-rounders of all time. He is the heart of all CSK fans. After representing MI, he started playing for the yellow team in 2011 and since then he hasn’t looked back.

In 2015, he became the first player to score more than 1000 runs and 100 wickets in the history of the league. He won the Purple Cap in 2013 and 2015 and thus proved to everyone how impressive he really is.

Kieran Pollard

Kieron Pollard is one of the greatest MI players of all time. Very few all-rounders in this league have won as many matches as he has. Pollard was an important reason why MI won 5 titles. His batting average and strike rate are 30 and 150 respectively.

He is also fast becoming the player who has hit the most sixes in the IPL. This West Indies cricketer also took 60 wickets. His bowling earned him the third spot in our list; Otherwise he would have been a top contender for the title of “Best All-rounder in IPL”.

Andre Russell

Russell is undoubtedly the most explosive all-rounder in the IPL. He was a complete package and managed to achieve impossible tasks many times. The Caribbean all-rounder has been KKR’s best player in recent times. His batting average and strike rate are 30 and 182 respectively.

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He also played 60 matches and took 68 wickets. Russell is one of the best players to play in the league as we speak and he has already won two MVP titles.

Ravindra Jadeja

Jadeja is the only Indian in this list. He started his IPL career with RR and was known as “Rockstar”. Australian legend Shane Warne spoke a lot about him in his early days. After stints at RR and the now defunct KTK, he went on to play for CSK and has never looked back since.

The left-handed Indian cricketer has been an integral part of CSK for a long time. His batting average and strike rate were 25 and 126 respectively. He took 114 wickets with an economy of 7.6.

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