Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) is being entirely hosted in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) due to the rapid increase in COVID-19 cases in India. This is not the first time that UAE is hosting the IPL. In 2014, due to the general election in India, the league’s first half was played there. But this time the entire 13th edition of the league will be played in UAE’s three venues- Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah.
Well, the batsmen who can play the spinners better is likely to dominate in the upcoming edition because the pitches there are spin-friendly.
Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are the two best batsmen against spinners. So, no doubt they will rule in IPL 2020. But here, in this article, we have mentioned five foreign players who are best against spinners.
IPL 2020: 5 Foreign Batsmen Who Can Play Spinners Better Than Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma In UAE
AB de Villiers
Royal Challenger Bangalore’s batting mainstay AB de Villiers is one of the world’s finest batsmen and most versatile batsmen, across all formats. He is indeed the best against any bowler when he is on song.
Called as the Mr. 360 degree, he has the ability to hit the shots in every nook and corner of the ground. The former South African captain often bamboozles bowlers with his trailblazing shots.
In IPLs, AB has good stats against spinners in India where the pitches also favor spinners. So, in the upcoming edition, they will not hamper de Villiers to give as usual spectacular performances and take the team across the line.
Talking about his credentials, the Proteas has played 154 matches and amassed 4395 runs with a strike rate of 151.23 and an average of 39.95. He has also registered 3 centuries and 33 centuries in the most popular T20 league.