The 13th season of the IPL will begin in the UAE from 19 September. All the teams are currently in Dubai and are busy in their preparations. This time all teams will put their full emphasis to win the IPL title, in such a situation the role of captains will also become very important.
Captaincy plays a very important role in the IPL. A captain has to be alert all the time, given the way in which the tournament changes quickly. He has to make his strategy according to every ball.
All the teams in the IPL have excellent captains and the special thing is that all the captains are batsmen. All the captains in the IPL are tremendous batsmen and they have established themselves at the international level as well.
These IPL captains can play big innings this season and can even score the most runs. In this article, we will tell you about the 3 legendary captains who can score the most runs this IPL season. Of these, 2 are foreign captains and one is going to captain the IPL for the first time.
3) Steve Smith – Rajasthan Royals
Rajasthan Royals captain Steve Smith can also score the most runs this season. He was last named captain in the middle of the tournament and this time he will be seen captaining the team from the very first match.
Steve Smith has gone to Australia to play a limited overs series. After playing there, he will be in good touch and that is why he can perform brilliantly this IPL season. Steve Smith batting in the top order for the Rajasthan Royals and has every chance to play big innings. That is why Steve Smith can score the most runs this IPL season.
2) KL Rahul – Kings XI Punjab
KL Rahul will captain a team in the IPL for the first time. Kings XI Punjab have appointed him their captain for this season. KL Rahul opens for Punjab with Chris Gayle and if the form he was in before the Corona virus remains intact, this season could prove to be quite dangerous for all teams.
KL Rahul had a tremendous performance in the limited overs series against New Zealand in February and he can repeat his performance this IPL season as well.
1) David Warner – Sunrisers Hyderabad
Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner has also won the Orange Cap title by scoring the highest runs once before. Apart from this, he is ranked fourth in the list of batsmen who have scored the most runs in IPL.
David Warner is also currently in England and will return there playing ODIs and T20 series. Because of this, they will get a great practice before the IPL and they can benefit from this season.