Former Indian cricketer RP Singh, who is now a member of the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC), has revealed his all-time IPL playing XI. The pacer has also played for different franchises in the cash-rich league.
He started his IPL journey with now-defunct Deccan Charger (DC) in 2008 and played for the next three seasons for them. Then he featured for Kochi Tuskers Kerela, Mumbai Indians, and Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2011, 2012 and 2013 respectively. And lastly, he played for Rising Pune Supergiants in the 2016 season.
All in all, he has played 82 IPL matches and snared 90 wickets at the economy rate of 7.90.
Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma in RP Singh’s IPL XI
Hello friends, जैसा कि मैनें आपलोगों से कल वादा किया था here is my #IPLXI . @davidwarner31 @ImRo45 @imVkohli @ABdeVilliers17 @msdhoni @Russell12A @ashwinravi99 @MishiAmit @BhuviOfficial @Jaspritbumrah93 pic.twitter.com/ZArh4TJo2z
— R P Singh रुद्र प्रताप सिंह (@rpsingh) March 30, 2020
Sunrisers Hyderabad David Warner and Mumbai Indians Rohit Sharma are the opening partners. The duo will form the good lefty and right-hand partner as both are attacking batsman. At the batting No. 3, RCB captain Virat Kohli has been positioned in his XI. And the next position is taken by AB de Villiers. Virat and de Villiers are famous for making some memorable partnership.
Next comes, the cricket world’s best finisher and the wicketkeeper-batsman MS Dhoni, who hasn’t played a competitive match in the past eight months. He was ready to play in IPL 2020 but due to pandemic, the series is on the verge of cancellation.
Then, is KKR’s hard-hitter Andre Russell, the one-man army, who always plays a match-winning knock for the franchise. In the bowling department, apart from Rusell, RP Singh has kept two spinners in Playing XI that are Ravichandran Ashwin and Amit Mishra. The pace battery has Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Lasith Malinga and Jasprit Bumrah in the team.
While the allrounder Ravindra Jadeja is the 12th Man.
RP Singh’s IPL Playing XI
David Warner, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, MS Dhoni, Rusell, Ravichandran Ashwin, Amit Mishra Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Lasith Malinga, and Jasprit Bumrah, Jadeja 12th Man
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