IPL 2016 was one of the closest editions of all time, as a majority of the teams seemed quite strong and churned out some memorable performances. Over the due course of the tournament, viewers witnessed some spectacular team displays. With Sunrisers Hyderabad emerging as the winners of the tournament, it just highlighted the need to have a balanced unit with equality with the bat and ball.
It is often said that the effectiveness of a captain becomes the foundation for success in T20 cricket. In the shortest form of the game, the leader of the side plays a crucial role in gaining an upper hand due to some tactical brilliance on field. Focusing mainly on captaincy, we rate the skippers of the IPL teams for this edition. In this rating, equal weightage is given to a captain’s individual performance in order to boost the team, and his effectiveness as an on field leader.