Which is the Best Team in IPL. There has never been an end to the debate over the best team in IPL history since the first edition. Despite the overwhelming response from fans, BCCI continues to host the famed T20 league season after season.
Best Team in IPL after Auction
Despite the great sportsmanship displayed by players in the league, the question of which team is the best in IPL history is one that remains in dispute for many years. The fans celebrate the victory of their favorite player’s team as the best in the IPL, however, the cricket experts make their final decision by analyzing each team’s performance, winning percentage, and taking into account a number of other factors, including the fair play points.
1. Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
Chennai Super Kings bought 21 players during the IPL 2023 auction, according to reports. There are several popular players who were bought by CSK during the auction, such as Dwayne Bravo, Ambati Rayudu, Robin Uthappa, Deepak Chahar, Mitchell Santner, and Shivam Dube. Deepak Chahar was one of CSK’s highest deals with a fee of Rs. 14 crores.
The reason why it’s so hard to determine if the Chennai Super Kings’ team is good or bad is that they simply possess too many geniuses among them.
The CSK players are being held to high standards, and it is unlikely that they will be able to continue to perform to these standards for another year, but then who are we to judge?
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Full Squad After IPL Auction 2023
Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni, Moeen Ali, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Dwayne Bravo, Ambati Rayudu, Robin Uthappa, Deepak Chahar, KM Asif, Tushar Deshpande, KM Asif, Shivam Dube, Maheesh Theekshana, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Samarjeet Singh, Devon Conway, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Subhranshu Senapati, Adam Milne, Mukesh Choudhary, Prashant Solanki, C Hari Nishaanth, N Jagadeesan, Chris Jordan, K Bhagath Varma.
2. Delhi Capitals (DC)
IPL 2023 saw Delhi Capitals buy 20 players during the auction phase of the competition. During the auction, some of the more popular players that were bought by the team were David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Shardul Thakur, Mustafizur Rahman, and Kuldeep Yadav.
Although Delhi Capitals have been unable to win any IPL titles so far, the team has shown impressive performances throughout the years. It is now 2023, and Delhi has lost the majority of its senior team, and has to rebuild from scratch as a result. On paper, it looks like the spin department is also weak, while their overseas backup players aren’t the strongest in the world either.
Delhi Capitals (DC) Full Squad After IPL Auction 2023
Rishabh Pant, Axar Patel, Prithvi Shaw, Anrich Nortje, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Shardul Thakur, Mustafizur Rahman, Kuldeep Yadav, Ashwin Hebbar, Abhishek Sharma, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, KS Bharat, Mandeep Singh, Khaleel Ahmed, Chetan Sakariya, Lalit Yadav, Ripal Patel, Yash Dhull, Rovman Powell, Pravin Dubey, Lungi Ngidi, Vicky Ostwal, Sarfaraz Khan.
3. Gujarat Titans (GT)
The ahmedabad-based franchise will be coached by Gary Kirsten and Ashish Nehra and they will fight hard against successful teams considering the money spent on players. Interesting recruiting by Gujarat Titans. In the all-rounder and bowling departments, they are adjusted pretty well, despite their weak top-order.
Plans appear to be based on limiting the opposition to low numbers.
The middle-order lacks firepower, and much depends on David Miller and Hardik Pandya, who haven’t been at their best lately. With Mohammed Shami, Lockie Ferguson, and Alzarri Joseph forming a formidable trio with Mohammed Shami, Lockie Ferguson, and Alzarri Joseph, the bowling attack, the quicks, especially, stands out.
Gujarat Titans (GT) Full Squad After IPL Auction 2023
Hardik Pandya, Rashid Khan, Shubman Gill, Mohammed Shami, Jason Roy, Lockie Ferguson, Abhinav Sadarangani, Rahul Tewatia, Noor Ahmed, Sai Kishore, Vijay Shankar, Jayant Yadav, Dominic Drakes, Darshan Nalkande, Yash Dayal, Alzarri Joseph, Pradeep Sangwan, David Miller, Wriddhiman Saha, Matthew Wade, Varun Aaron, B Sai Sudharshan.
Gujrat Titens’s Best Playing XI
Shubman Gill, Jason Roy, Rahul Tewatia, Vijay Shankar, Hardik Pandya (c), Abhinav Sadarangani, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, Lockie Ferguson, Alzarri Joseph.
4. Lucknow Super Giants (LSG)
On March 28, the Delhi Super Giants will play the Gujarat Titans. KL Rahul will serve as their captain. LSG is a part of Group A and will face their fellow group members Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals, Kolkata Knight Riders, and Delhi Capitals twice over the week. There was an impressive showing by the Lucknow Super Giants during the auction, and the pairing of KL Rahul and Quinton de Kock looks to be particularly eye-catching.
There are plenty of bases they cover, and that is one of the reasons why they should be considered as one of the frontrunners. There remains a question mark over whether Mark Wood will be able to stay fit throughout the season or whether Chameera will step up in his stead, but overall, a decent auction for Lucknow ahead of their first season of cricket.
Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) Full Squad After IPL Auction 2023
KL Rahul, Marcus Stoinis, Ravi Bishnoi, Quinton de Kock, Deepak Hooda, Manish Pandey, Krunal Pandya, Jason Holder, Mark Wood, Avesh Khan, Ankit Rajput, K Gowtham, Dushmanta Chameera, Shahbaz Nadeem, Manan Vohra, Mohsin Khan, Ayush Badoni, Karan Sharma, Evin Lewis, Mayank Yadav, Kyle Mayers.
5. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
At the IPL 2023 mega auction earlier this month, Kolkata Knight Riders made some very smart and interesting purchases. KKR will face Chennai Super Kings in the opening game of the tournament. Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium will host the match on March 26.
The Kolkata Knight Riders have brought back some old faces and opened up their pockets to sign Shreyas Iyer, who will play a key role in their plans. Venkatesh Iyer and Alex Hales should provide explosive starts at the top. Sunil Narine and Andre Russell, two great match-winners, will be relied upon on the other side.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Full Squad After IPL Auction 2023
Andre Russell, Varun Chakravarthy, Venkatesh Iyer, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Nitish Rana, Shreyas Iyer, Shivam Mavi, Sheldon Jackson, Ajinkya Rahane, Rinku Singh, Anukul Roy, Rasikh Dar, Baba Indrajith, Chamika Karunaratne, Abhijeet Tomar, Pratham Singh, Ashok Sharma, Sam Billings, Alex Hales, Tim Southee, Ramesh Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Mohammad Nabi, Aman Khan
6. Mumbai Indians (MI)
IPL champions Mumbai Indians have retained Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Jasprit Bumrah, and Suryakumar Yadav. Mumbai Indians, which has won five IPL titles, has always been an auction table expert.
The Mumbai Indians were slow to move during the auction, but have finally built a formidable team. Although they signed Jofra Archer for a lot of money, the fast bowler won’t be around this year. Tim David is a wise buy in the middle order, while Ishan Kishan has returned to the fold. Utility all-rounder Fabian Allen is another smart selection.
MI Complete Squad After IPL Auction
Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishan Kishan, Dewald Brevis, Basil Thampi, Murugan Ashwin, Jaydev Udadkat, Mayank Markande, N Tilak Varma, Sanjay Yadav, Jofra Archer, Daniel Sams, Tymal Mills, Tim David, Arshad Khan, Anmolpreet Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Rahul Buddhi, Hrithik Shokeen, Arjun Tendulkar, Fabian Allen, Aryan Juyal, Riley Meredith.
7. Punjab Kings (PBKS)
In Punjab Kings’ top and middle order, there’s not much to worry about. Meanwhile, they can field an XI that has a variety of bowling options. A total of 23 players were bought by Punjab Kings during the IPL 2023 auction. Kagiso Rabada, Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow, Shahrukh Khan, and Liam Livingstone were some of the players the team picked. Punjab Kings aced the auction and built a sensational squad for the future.
There is flexibility, a strong batting core, hard-hitting batters, one standout quick, good support seamers, a frontline spinner, and a clear backup spinner. In completing the process, the team ticked several boxes along the way, and on paper, they have the best squad going into the IPL 2023 season.
PBKS Complete Squad After IPL Auction
Punjab Kings(PBKS): Mayank Agarwal (R), Arshdeep Singh (R), Shikhar Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada, Jonny Bairstow, Rahul Chahar, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Prabhsimran Singh, Jitesh Sharma, Ishan Porel, Liam Livingstone, Odean Smith, Sandeep Sharma, Raj Angad Bawa, Rishi Dhawan, Prerak Mankad, Vaibhav Arora, Writtick Chatterjee, Baltej Dhanda, Ansh Patel, Nathan Ellis, Atharva Taide, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Benny Howell
8. Rajasthan Royals (RR)
They have qualified for the playoffs three times but have yet to reach the summit clash. The squad has been rebuilt over the years but has not replicated their success. A chance to start anew awaits them in the mega auction of the IPL 2023.
As Lucknow and Punjab, Rajasthan Royals also sorted out their batting group pretty quickly, and Yuzvendra Chahal was among the best buys of the auction. Rajasthan had a dream day one at the IPL auctions with an effective batting line-up, a world-class wrist-spinner, a quick Indian (Prasidh Krishna) and two other first-XI overseas picks than Jos Buttler (Trent Boult and Shimron Hetmyer).
Rajasthan Royals’ top order will feature some familiar faces, while the middle order will be boosted by the likes of Rassie van der Dussen and Jimmy Neesham. Among their spin attack will be Ravichandran Ashwin and Yuzvendra Chahal, while Trent Boult and Prasidh Krishna should provide variety and lethality.
Rajasthan Royals Full List of Squad After IPL Auction
Sanju Samson, Jos Buttler, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Trent Boult, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal, Riyan Parag, KC Cariappa, Navdeep Saini, Obed Mccoy, Arunay Singh, Kuldeep Sen, Karun Nair, Dhruv Jurel, Tejas Baroka, Kuldip Yadav, Shubham Garhwal, Daryl Mitchell, Rassie Van Der Dussen, Nathan Coulter-Nile, James Neesham.
9. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)
IPL 2023 auction saw Royal Challengers Bangalore select 19 players. The key players picked by RCB during the IPL auction 2023 were Faf du Plessis, Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasaranga, and Josh Hazlewood.
It is worth noting that Finn Allen and Sherfane Rutherford are good overseas backup buys, but their first-choice buy, especially that of Faf du Plessis, may lead to rigidity in their plans and particularly if the South African is selected as captain. There is not enough experience in the middle-order, and too much stress is placed on Glenn Maxwell, who is one of the few players who has never had two consecutive good seasons in the IPL.RCB are not as bad as some think, but they might have to forget the prices they paid for that first XI.
Royal Challengers Bangalore Full List of Squad After IPL Auction
Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB): Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Mohammed Siraj, Harshal Patel, Faf du Plessis, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dinesh Karthik, Josh Hazlewood, Shahbaz Ahamad, Anuj Rawat, Akash Deep, Mahipal Lomror, Finn Allen, Sherfane Rutherford, Jason Behrendorff, Suyash Prabhudessai, Chama Milind, Aneeshwar Gautam, Karn Sharma, Siddharth Kaul, Luvnith Sisodia, David Willey
10. Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)
The season kicks off on March 26 with Sunrisers Hyderabad(SRH) playing their first game against Rajasthan Royals at the MCA stadium in Pune on March 29 at 7.30 pm. It is the fifth game of the campaign and the first game for the respective teams.
IPL 2023 SRH Complete Squad
Kane Williamson, Abdul Samad, Umran Malik, Washington Sundar, Nicholas Pooran, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Priyam Garg, Rahul Tripathi, Abhishek Sharma, Karik Tyagi, Shreyas Gopal, Jagadeesha Suchith, Aiden Markram, Marco Jansen, Romario Shepherd, Sean Abbott, R Samarth, Saurabh Dubey, Shashank Singh, Vishnu Vinod, Glenn Philips, Fazalhaq Farooqi
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