Top 5 Aggressive Wicket-keeper Batsmen Who Could Achieve Success If They Appeared In IPL

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Top Five Aggressive Wicket-keeper Batsmen Who Could Achieve Success If They Appeared In IPL 

Top Five Aggressive Wicket-keeper Batsmen Who Could Achieve Success If They Appeared In IPL
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In cricket, a wicket-keeper also plays a very crucial role in the team’s success. The wicket-keeper sometimes plays multiple roles for a team. But if a wicket-keeper is also a good aggressive batsman, it is a big advantage for the team.

The Indian Premier League (IPL) is known as one of the best sports leagues in the world. Since its inauguration in 2008, the tournament has consistently attracted the cricket fans due to its thrilling game style. We have already seen some great aggressive wicket-keeper batsmen who have played crucial roles in their teams’ success in the IPL history. Some of these names are MS Dhoni, Adam Gilchrist, Brandon McCullum etc.

Here we are talking about the top five aggressive wicket-keeper batsmen who could achieve success if they appeared in the IPL.

Matt Prior

Matt Prior, wicket-keeper
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The former English wicket-keeper batsman Matt Prior was an aggressive batsman. He served for England between 2004 and 2014. Though his international career was mostly uncertain due to his inconsistent performances, his aggressive batting was one of his strengths.

Prior played 79 Tests, 68 ODIs and 10 T20Is where he scored 4,099 runs (average 40.18), 1,282 runs (average 24.18) and 127 runs (average 21.16) respectively. In his international career, the right-handed batsman had the strike-rate of 61.66 in Tests, 76.76 in ODIs and 127 in T20Is.

On the other hand, Prior scored 1,906 runs (average 26.10) in 84 T20s with the strike-rate of 143.63. He hit one century and 11 half-centuries in T20 career. Observing his success in T20 career, it is a little surprising not to see him in IPL.

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