IPL 2019: Virender Sehwag Picks His Best XI, David Warner To Lead
Yet another former cricketer reveals his Best XI of the season. And he is none other than our very own Virender Sehwag, who broke quite a few records for India. The former skipper of India came up with a unique XI, that saw a few surprise inclusions and yeah, exclusions as well.
Shikhar Dhawan, David Warner to open:
The former opening pair of Sunrisers Hyderabad Shikhar Dhawan and Virender Sehwag will be opening the batting for Virender Sehwag team. The surprising news is that David Warner will be leading the side for Sehwag.
He will be followed by the new opener of the Hyderabad team, Jonny Bairstow at number 3. The English batsman was a force to reckon for SRH.
Middle Order – KL Rahul & Rishabh Pant
KL Rahul is the fourth opener to be named in the chart. However, it has been that sort of a season for the openers in the Indian Premier League 2019. The flamboyant Kings Xi Punjab batsman will take the number 4 position.
The wicketkeeper slot has been given to Rishabh Pant, who played a few scintillating knocks for Delhi Capitals. Shockingly, he hasn’t considered MS Dhoni, who also had a good season under his belt.
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 Virender Sehwag. The former swashbuckling batsman quoted that the duo has shown the youth out there regarding the meaning of the T20 game of cricket.
Spinners – Shreyas Gopal & Rahul Chahar
The spinner of Rajasthan Royals Shreyas Gopal surprised one and all with his skillset. He got better off the international batsmen with ease and also quite handy with the bat. The surprising name was Rahul Chahar, who was picked ahead of Imran Tahir in the spinner category.
Fast Bowlers: Jasprit Bumrah and Kagiso Rabada
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 best XI of Virender Sehwag for IPL 2019.
And also, here is Virender Sehwag’s Playing XI:
Shikhar Dhawan, David Warner (c), Jonny Bairstow, KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant (wk), Andre Russell, Hardik Pandya, Shreyas Gopal, Rahul Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Kagiso Rabada.
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