RallyRave's all time IPL XI

World's biggest t20 carnival is on the road and ready to bang from 23rd March. 8 teams will play against each other to win the 'night of final' which has been planed on 12th May. Cricket fans are always waiting for the IPL where the world's best players promise yet another exciting season. Here's all-time IPL XI.

Gautam Gambhir (C)

He is the most successful Indian opener in the history of IPL. He scored 4218 runs in 154 matches with an average of 31 and with a strike rate of 124. Gautam is the best player in the world against the spin and became the most important player on challenging pitches. He changed the fortune of KKR since he joined.

David Warner

David Warner is one of the most dangerous openers in the IPL for SRH. He plays the spinner equally well as seamers. He has the ability to chase down any kind of target which opposition has set. Warner is the only player after Gayle to won orange cap twice in IPL. He scores more than 4000 runs with an average of 40, with a strike rate of 142.

Virat Kohli

No doubt at no.3, world's greatest batsman of the current generation who is been game changer on his day. Orange cap holder of 8th edition; holds the record of most runs(973 runs) and most hundred (04) in a season of IPL. Virat managed to score 4948 runs in 163 matches with a healthy average of 38.36. Virat is the only player to play all IPL seasons for same franchise RCB.

Suresh Raina

Raina is the highest run-getter in IPL history. He scored almost 5 thousand runs (4985 runs) with a strike rate of 139 in 176 matches. Raina is one of the finest fielder and handy off-spinner too. He is backbone on CSK batting lineup throughout all the seasons. He is the only player in IPL history who scored more than 350 runs in every single edition of Indian Premier League.

Rohit Sharma 

Rohit is one of the successful captains in IPL for Mumbai Indians. He loves to control the game and play as per team wanted. His ability to hit sixes is been just amazing. Rohit scored 4493 runs with an average of 32. He won 3 IPL trophies as Captain.

M.S. Dhoni (WK)

The all-time greatest finisher and world class wicketkeeper M.S. Dhoni is at no. 6. M.S. has been the part of the most successful IPL franchise since the inaugural edition of Indian Premier League. Dhoni also clinches the 3 IPL titles for CSK.

Andre Russel

Carebian all-rounder Andre Russel is the first choice for the all-rounder slot. He hits sixes after every 7 balls that he faced. He also bowls with 145 clicks.  Russel plays an important role in KKR during both IPL victories. He also won the 'Most valuable player' award for his all-around performance. Russel's strike is close to 200 throughout the IPL.

Sunil Narine

Sunil Narine is a classical mystery spinner who is behind both the IPL titles of KKR during 2012 and 2014. Narine is Misery bowler in IPL whose bowling economy is just near to 6. He is been also very successful as an opener for KKR. He holds the record of fastest fifty in IPL (12 balls 51runs).

Amit Mishra

Amit Mishra is one of the successful spinners in IPL history. Mishra took 146 wickets in 136 matches with economy rate 7.38. He is the 2nd in the list of highest wicket taker and most in spinners. Most of the foreign players find difficult to read Mishra's googly. He is kind of bowler that every captain wants him in the team.

Jaspreet Bumrah

Currently, Bumrah is the most dangerous bowler in all form of cricket. He got the Indian call due to his sublime performance in IPL. Bumrah's performance helps to won 2nd and 3rd titles to Mumbai Indians.  The accuracy that Bumrah has to bowl Yorkers consistently makes him a special player. 

Lasith Malinga

Lasith Malinga is the most successful and economical fast bowler in the history of IPL. Malinga is the highest wicket taker with 154 wickets in 110 matches. He leads Mumbai's bowling attack since is been part of Indians. Srilankan death bowling specialist helps MI to clinch their all 3 IPL trophies.

Captain of all time IPL XI

Gautam Gambhir

I choose Gautam Gambhir as a Captain of these IPL all-time XI. I really love his passion for game and attitude towards the opposition. He backs his players well, gave fully of freedom to express their talent. Yes, Dhoni and R. Sharma both are the strong contenders for Captaincy but I thought Gautam Gambhir is best. The way he leads the KKR setup it was just awesome. He won 2 titles for KKR as Captain.

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