IPL Teams

Kolkatta Knight Riders

The team with dismal performance in both the IPL T2o earlier editions is looking for a turn around. The captain is changed and Dada is back. David Whatmore is the new coach and Wasim Akram is appointed as bowling coach. The Newsland pace bowler Shane Bond is on their side. There is total revamp in the entire setup to achieve the goal.

Saurav Ganguly

Although he is not playing much cricket in these days still lot of cricketing sense is left with him. He is a shrewd and a tough cricketer. His attacking attitude is definitely a plus point for the team. His expertise combined with the other player’s talent will make Kolkatta Knight Riders a serious contender.

Chris Gayle

The most devastating left handed opener gives a very good start to the match. He is also a very useful bowler and fielder.

B J Hodge

The Australian reliable right handed batsman can open the innings and accelerate the score.

Manoj Tiwari

The Indian young talent is an attacking batsman and he will be trying very hard to prove his capability.

Shane Bond

He is a hot favorite and Kolkatta Knight Riders are lucky to have him in their side. His opening spells with the new ball will be very effective in getting wickets.

Ishant Sharma

The young Indian bowler with his swing and speed can damage the opponent batting line up. He has to be consistent in his performance to be successful.

Angelo Mathew

The Sri Lanka all-rounder can be very useful with his fast bowling and aggressive batting.

CK Langeveldt

The South African Fast bowler can swing the ball on either side and can be a potential wicket taker.

Murali Karthick

The left arm spinner is a consistent performer. He can be well utilized in the middle overs to arrest the run rate.

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Rajasthan Royals

The team lead by veteran Australian leg spinner made shocking waves at the DLF IPL 1st edition by winning the title. Although declared as the weakest team in the tournament by the media and cricket experts, Shane Warne by his intelligent leadership proved all predictions wrong. This time the team is handicapped by injuries of main players like Gram Smith and also non selection of Pakistan players. But, Shane Warne has the ability to turn around all negative factors into positive and once again prove all predictions wrong.

Shane Warne:
His leadership quality and his ability to groom young talents will be a great advantage of the team. As a bowler nothing has to be added new as his reputation is well established..

Yousuf Pathan:
The ghastly hitter is in very good form in the domestic matches and lot depends on his success in the tournament.

M J Lumb:
Hew is an opening left handed batsmen playing in English League and has a very good record in T20 format games. He will the gap created by the absence of Smith.

Shaun Tait:
One of the finest fast bowlers in the world who can achieve the maximum speed in his deliveries.. He can wreck the opposition team with his terrible speed.

Munaf Patel:
One of the quickest bowlers of India and he can add variety to the bowling of DLF IPL T20 Rajasthan Royals team.

D R Martyn:
The Australian veteran known for his exemplary batting talents is going to re enter cricketing field after a lapse of several years. His experience will be an added advantage of the team.

The team has also got other young Indian talents who can prove their metal in the tournament. Shane Warne is a man who can tap new talents and groom them into fine shape.

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Bangalore Royal Challengers

The last time finalist and this time a fore runner for the DLF IPL t20 title. This team has mixed talent of experienced and raw players. The Youngsters are adventurous and play with out any fear wherein the experienced guide the youngsters with their valuable tips.

Royal Challengers Strength

Anil kumble:
Captain of the team who has a very fine record of leg spin bowling. He has just lifted the team from the debris and established that his team is not inferior to any other team. He has lead the team creditably well in the last IPL edition. His vast experience will guide the team in the right direction.

Kallis:
The South African right handed batsman holds many records to his credit. He is one of the most respectable players in the world as his record will speak volume of his reputation. He is also a medium pace swing bowler. He bowls his full quota of 4 overs in the t20 format and considered as a regular bowler for his side.

Rahul Dravid:
The former Indian captain known as great wall of India can come handy in times of crisis. He can play a stable and perfect innings.

Manish Pandey:
The last year IPL’s sensation is a great find of the IPL tournament. He is a very aggressive stroke player who can hit the bowlers mercilessly.

Robin Uthappa:
The fearless and attacking batsman is known for his innovative and un-conventional shots. He can turn the tempo of the game by his terrible strokes.

Steyn:
The world’s number one ranked fast bowler who can send the batsmen reeling. He is very perfect in his bowling and bowls at the right spots. It is very hard to score against him.

Vinay:
This young player has already hit the news in the domestic matches. His speed and perfect short deliveries are his main plus points.

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Delhi Daredevils

Delhi Daredevils – the two times semi finalists have a very strong batting line up and a descent bowling strength. The team has to heavily rely on the Indian youngsters for their bowling attack. Their batting is their strength as they have got the most aggressive and attacking batsmen in the tournament.

Delhi Daredevils strength

Virender Shewag The attacking and aggressive batsman can play delicate and destroying strokes at his will. He is really unstoppable and once he starts going it is very difficult to stop him. As he opens the innings, he sets the pace of the game and makes the IPL T20 target easier for other players to achieve.

Gautam Gambhir

Stylish left handed batsmen who can play adventurous strokes and can remain in the crease up to the end of the game. In the present IPL t20 3 edition he is leading the IPLT20 Delhi Daredevils side.

AB de Villiers

The South African dasher is capable of playing attacking strokes and also he is one the best fielders of the team. It is very hard to beat him in the close field and his accurate throws may end up with close run outs for the opponents.

Dinesh Karthick

Middle order batsmen who can play according to the circumstances. He is a very talented and intelligent player who can handle the crisis well. He has won few matches for the team in the previous DLF IPL editions.

T M Dilshan

He is a fantastic aggressive player who can demolish the bowling attack of opponents. He can also bowl effectively as a part time bowler in case of need.

Dirk Nannes

The Delhi Daredevils is heavily relying on this pace bowler who is very accurate and can pitch the balls on the right spots to shake the confidence of the batsmen. He will be leading the pace attack for the team and expected to take lot of wickets.

Amit Mishra

He is an attacking leg-spinner who can trouble the batsman on turning wickets. He has taken more than 25 wickets in the DLF IPL tournaments.

The team also has got Ashish Nehra, a fast bowler and other local talents like sangvan and others.

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Chennai Super Kings

The Chennai Super Kings lead by Indian captain M.S. Dhoni mainly relies on its batting strength. The weakness of the team is its bowling as the team has no attacking pace bowler. The veteran Muthaiah Muralitharan is the only striking bowler who can turn the match on his day.

Chennai Super Kings Strength:

Mathew Hayden has still not lost his touch. He is devastating as ever and with his mongoose bat he blasts his opponent bowlers with arrogance and power. He can make any big target small with his aggressive batting and he is an asset for IPL T20 Chennai Super King’s team.

Suresh Raina:

The stylish left hander is in very good form He comes in the middle order and can play both steady and attacking game. He can hit sixes with ease. He can accelerate the IPL T20 score and cope up with the asking rate. He is also a very good fielder who can save lot of runs and also capable of converting hard chances.

Justin Kemp:

The south African all rounder is a utility player for the IPL T20 Chennai Super Kings team as he can bowl and as well as bat.

Albie Morkel:

The South African all rounder is ever dependable and can provide both bowling and batting support to the team. The Chennai Super Kings mostly rely on his bowling as he is one of the main attacking bowlers in the side.

Muthaiah Muralitharan

The Sri Lankan spinner in charge of the spin attack of the team can restrict the run flow and can strike at the right time to win the matches. Although he is not very effective as before, you can not predict anything about this bowler as he can do wonders with his deadly spin.

M.S.Dhoni

Captain of the team and a dynamic leader. He keeps his cool and his strategic decisions at the crucial stages of the team can win most of the matches. He can fit into any place and can play in the high or low order. He has got high accelerating potential and his powerful shots are unstoppable. The whole team’s performance relies on the leadership of this highly talented youngster.

The team depends on other local lads like Badrinath and Murali Vijay for batting and Ashvin Ravichandran and Balaji for bowling.

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Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians is a very good balanced team which is a leading competition of the IPL T20 3 edition title. The team has got equal strength of batting and bowling. They have the potential to bowl out any good opponent and also can achieve any tough target by their batting strength.

Sachin Tendulkar

He is in excellent form and he can adopt himself to any format of the game. He can accelerate the score by his excellent stroke play. Though he may not be hitting too many sixes still he can be a dangerous attacker of the ball with his fine placements and beautiful cricketing shots.

Sanath Jayasurya

He is the player one can single handedly can win the matches. Although he is not in good form still he is a danger player and all the teams pray for his wicket. This attacking left handed opener can be a crucial player for the DLF IPL Mumbai Indians.

David Bravo

The West Indian all rounder is an asset for the team as he can strike as a bowler at the curial time and he has the ability to break huge partnerships. He is also a dashing batsman who can assault the bowlers of the opponent team.

KA Pollard

The highly priced player of IPLT20 3 edition can bowl and bat effectively and he is a utility player for Mumbai Indians. He has a very good track record of aggressive batting.

Zakhir Khan

The leading pace attacker can take wickets and also can contain runs. The Mumbai Indians depend a lot on his performance as he is consistent and economical in his bowling.

Malinga

The Sri Lankan fast bowler is very accurate and perfect in his Yorkers which trouble even the leading batsmen. He is very useful at the end over as he can not be easily tackled and no liberty can be taken to attack his bowling.
Harbajan Singh

The striking left arm spinner is very effective in the middle overs as he can tame the batsmen and restrict the flow of the runs.

The Mumbai Indians have very good local talented players like Tiwari, Dhavan and Satish who can lend support to the team.

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