The balance that an all-rounder provides to the team is something every team desires for. An individual who can contribute in more than one facet of the game.
Their importance and worth are more important in the shorter format of the game as compared to that of Test Matches. We can see the franchise’s spending huge amount of money on all rounder’s in the cash-rich T20 league’s, such as IPL and BBL.
Rising Pune Supergiant spending INR 14. 5 crores on Ben Stokes during the auction of the tenth season of IPL is a testimony to the fact.
Here we look at the top 5 all rounder’s in the history of Indian Premier League: