IPL 2019: Anil Kumble Picks His Dream Team Of The Season, MS Dhoni To Lead
As ever, here comes the first dream team of the season from a reputed player in the International cricketer. The former Indian skipper and the owner of quite a few records Anil Kumble picked his dream team of the season while speaking to Cricketnext. Despite Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai sealing the place in final, Anil Kumble asked MS Dhoni to lead his side.
Dream Team of Anil Kumble:
Openers – David Warner & KL Rahul
He went with the Sunrisers Hyderabad former skipper David Warner, who is still on top of the chart in the leading run-scorers. He will be accompanied by the wicketkeeper-batsman of Kings XI Punjab KL Rahul. Both have been the stunning performers for their respective sides.
Middle Order – Shreyas Iyer, MS Dhoni, Rishabh Pant
The right-handed batsman Iyer will be the number 3 option in the Anil Kumble dream team while Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Rishabh Pant will be the middle-order batsmen. And also, they will be the finishers if needed for the team.
All-rounders – Hardik Pandya & Andre Russell
The two most valuable players in the tournament Andre Russell and Hardik Pandya also made into the chart of Anil Kumble. The former spinner quoted that the duo has shown the youth out there regarding the meaning of the T20 game of cricket.
Spinners – Shreyas Gopal & Imran Tahir
It seems like Anil Kumble wants to pick the spinners from his category ”leg-spinner”. However, you can’t really say that as Shreyas Gopal and Imran Tahir are having a dream season. The duo has been sensational for the team and always delivered the goods for the team.
Fast bowlers – Kagiso Rabada & Jasprit Bumrah
Can you get any other lethal combination that this in the world cricket? The duo got the high-quality skillset to deliver for the team. Rabada had a sensational IPL year while Jasprit Bumrah as at his usual best. The duo finished the Dream team of Anil Kumble for IPL 2019.
All in all, the squad looks pretty decent with all the bases being covered with the quality players.
And also, Anil Kumble’s Dream team:
David Warner, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, MS Dhoni (c/wk), Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Andre Russell, Imran Tahir, Shreyas Gopal, Kagiso Rabada, Jasprit Bumrah
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