IPL 2023
IPL 2023

IPL 2023: Indian Premier League (IPL) is eagerly awaited by all cricket fans every year because this is the only league where all the fans see their favorite players playing together. Since its beginning, the IPL has advanced significantly and has grown to become an international phenomenon. The league has drawn some of cricket’s top personalities and has developed into a haven for developing talent. The IPL has become a stage for the players to display their talents and amuse the viewers with millions of viewers tuning in from across the world.

The 16th edition of IPL is going to start on 31st March and the final match is to be held on 28th May. The first match will be played between defending champion team Gujarat Titans and four-time trophy-winning team Chennai Super Kings. In today’s article, we will have a look at the squad members of all the teams and their strongest playing 11.

1. Chennai Super Kings (CSK)

The Chennai Super Kings have had a remarkable journey in the IPL since their inception. The team is known for its consistency and the record of playing the most playoffs is also recorded in the name of this team. Many cricket fans and experts believe that this is going to be the last season of their captain Dhoni, so the eyes of the team would like to give a grand farewell to Dhoni by winning the trophy for the fifth time.

IPL 2023, CSK | Squad:

MS Dhoni (c), Devon Conway, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ambati Rayudu, Subhranshu Senapati, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Dwaine Pretorius, Mitchell Santner, Ravindra Jadeja, Tushar Deshpande, Mukesh Chowdhary, Matheesha Pathirana, Simarjeet Singh, Deepak Chahar, Prashant Solanki, Maheesh Theekshana, Ajinkya Rahane, Ben Stokes, Shaik Rasheed, Nishant Sindhu, Kyle Jamieson, Ajay Mandal, Bhagath Varma.

IPL 2023, CSK | Strongest Playing 11:
  • Openers: Devon Conway & Ruturaj Gaikwad
  • Middle-order: Moeen Ali, Ambati Rayudu & Ben Stokes
  • Lower-order: Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni & Shivam Dube
  • Bowlers: Deepak Chahar, Maheesh Theekshana & Mukesh Choudhary

2. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)

When it comes to the skill of their squad, RCB has always been a strong team. Although they have made it to the finals three times, they have yet to claim an IPL trophy. RCB has always been known for its explosive batting lineup. The team has some of the biggest hitters of the game like Gayle, de Villiers, and Kohli. These players have always been a nightmare for the opposition bowlers as they can score runs at an alarming rate. RCB’s batting ability has always been its strength. This time also the team includes big batsmen like Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Faf du Plessis, and Dinesh Karthik.

IPL 2023, RCB | Squad:

Virat Kohli, Glenn Maxwell, Mohammad Siraj, Faf Du Plessis, Harshal Patel, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dinesh Karthik, Shahbaz Ahemad, Rajat Patidar, Anuj Rawat, Akash Deep, Josh Hazlewood, Mahipal Lomror, Finn Allen, Suyash Prabhudessai, Karn Sharma, Siddharth Kaul, David Willey, Reece Topley, Himanshu Sharma, Will Jacks, Manoj Bhandage, Rajan Kumar, Avinash Singh, Sonu Yadav

IPL 2023, RCB | Strongest Playing 11:
  • Openers: Faf du Plessis (c), Virat Kohli
  • Middle-order: Rajat Patidar, Glenn Maxwell & Mahipal Lomror,
  • Lower-order: Dinesh Karthik (wk), Shahbaz Ahmed & Wanindu Hasaranga,
  • Bowlers: Harshal Patel, Josh Hazlewood & Mohammed Siraj.

3. Mumbai Indians (MI)

One such squad that has performed admirably during the IPL is MI. The team is the most successful in the IPL’s history because of its five championship victories. MI has always had a good team and is renowned for its dependable tournament performances. But, Mumbai’s recent campaigns have not been successful, so the team’s managers are hoping for a better showing this time around.

IPL 2023, MI | Squad:

Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Dewald Brevis, Tilak Varma, Jofra Archer, Tim David, Mohd Arshad Khan, Ramandeep Singh, Hrithik Shokeen, Arjun Tendulkar, Tristan Stubbs, Kumar Kartikeya, Jason Behrendorff, Akash Madhwal, Cameron Green, Jhye Richardson, Piyush Chawla, Duan Jansen, Vishnu Vinod, Shams Mulani, Nehal Wadhera, Raghav Goyal

IPL 2023, MI | Strongest Playing 11:
  • Openers: Rohit Sharma (C) & Ishan Kishan
  • Middle-order: Suryakumar Yadav. Tilak Varma & Tristan Stubbs
  • Lower-order: Cameron Green, Tim David & Jofra Archer
  • Bowlers: Kumar Kartikeya, Jasprit Bumrah & Arshad Khan.

4. Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)

Many times, SRH has advanced to the playoffs, and in 2016, they won the IPL championship. The team has consistently been a serious contender in the competition, and its fans have been impressed by its performances.

IPL 2023, SRH | Squad:

Abdul Samad, Umran Malik, Washington Sundar, Rahul Tripathi, Abhishek Sharma, Kartik Tyagi, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Aiden Markram, Marco Jansen, Glenn Phillips, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Harry Brook, Mayank Agarwal, Heinrich Klaasen, Adil Rashid, Mayank Markande, Vivrant Sharma, Samarth Vyas, Sanvir Singh, Upendra Singh Yadav, Mayank Dagar, Nitish Kumar Reddy, Akeal Hosein, Anmolpreet Singh

IPL 2023, SRH | Strongest Playing 11:
  • Openers: Mayank Agarwal, Abhishek Sharma
  • Middle order: Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram, Harry Brook, and Heinrich Klaasen
  • All-rounder: Washington Sundar
  • Bowlers: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Adil Rashid, T Natarajan, Umran Malik

5. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)

The Indian Premier League (IPL) champions, KKR, have won the competition twice, in 2012 and 2014. They are one of the most reliable teams in the league. The group has a reputation for being cohesive, and they have proven to be capable of cooperating to reach their objectives. The group works well together, which has enabled them to perform successfully under duress. The Indian Premier League (IPL) champions, KKR, have won the competition twice, in 2012 and 2014. They are one of the most reliable teams in the league.

IPL 2023, KKR | Squad:

Shreyas Iyer (c), Nitish Rana, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Venkatesh Iyer, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Shardul Thakur, Lockie Ferguson, Umesh Yadav, Tim Southee, Harshit Rana, Varun Chakravarthy, Anukul Roy, Rinku Singh, Narayan Jagadeesan, Vaibhav Arora, Suyash Sharma, David Weise, Kulwant Khejrolia, Mandeep Singh, Litton Das, Shakib Al Hasan.

IPL 2023, KKR | Strongest Playing 11
  • Openers: Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk) and Venkatesh Iyer
  • Middle order: Shreyas Iyer (c), Nitish Rana, and Rinku Singh
  • All-rounders: Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, and Shardul Thakur
  • Bowlers: Umesh Yadav, Lockie Ferguson, and Varun Chakravarthy

6. Delhi Capitals (DC)

Delhi Capitals’ old name Delhi Daredevils, The inability of DC to claim the IPL championship has been one of the company’s main problems over the years. Despite consistently having strong tournament performances, the team has never been able to win the championship. Yet, DC has been successful in reaching the playoffs on multiple occasions, and their fans have praised their performances.

IPL 2023, Delhi Capitals | Squad:

Rishabh Pant, Axar Patel, Prithvi Shaw, Anrich Nortje, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Sarfaraz Khan, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Mustafizur Rahman, Kuldeep Yadav, Khaleel Ahmed, Chetan Sakariya, Lalit Yadav, Ripal Patel, Yash Dhull, Rovman Powell, Pravin Dubey, Lungi Ngidi, Vicky Ostwal, Aman Khan, Phil Salt, Ishant Sharma, Mukesh Kumar, Manish Pandey, Rilee Rossouw

IPL 2023, Delhi Capitals | Strongest Playing 11:

Prithvi Shaw, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Rishabh Pant (c) (wk), Rilee Rossouw, Manish Pandey, Axar Patel, Anrich Nortje, Kuldeep Yadav, Khaleel Ahmed, Chetan Sakariya

  • Openers: Prithvi Shaw & David Warner
  • Middle-order: Mitchell Marsh, Rishabh Pant (c) (wk) & Rilee Rossouw
  • Lower-order: Manish Pandey & Axar Patel
  • Bowlers: Anrich Nortje, Kuldeep Yadav, Khaleel Ahmed & Chetan Sakariya

7. Gujrat Titans (GT)

Two new teams Gujarat Titans and Lucknow Super Giants were added to the IPL last season and both teams performed well in their first season. Under the captaincy of Hardik Pandya, Gujarat lifted the trophy last year and this year too the team is eyeing to win the trophy for the second time.

IPL 2023, Gujrat Titans | Squad:

Hardik Pandya (C), Shubman Gill, David Miller, Abhinav Manohar, Sai Sudharsan, Wriddhiman Saha, Matthew Wade, Rashid Khan, Rahul Tewatia, Vijay Shankar, Mohammed Shami, Alzarri Joseph, Yash Dayal, Pradeep Sangwan, Darshan Nalkande, Jayant Yadav, R Sai Kishore, Noor Ahmad, Kane Williamson, Odean Smith, KS Bharat, Shivam Mavi, Urvil Patel, Joshua Little, Mohit Sharma

IPL 2023, Gujrat Titans | Strongest Playing 11:
  • Openers – Shubman Gill and Wriddhiman Saha (WK)
  • Middle Order – Kane Williamson, Abhinav Manohar, and David Miller
  • All-Rounders – Hardik Pandya (C), Rahul Tewatia, and Rashid Khan
  • Bowlers – Mohammed Shami, Alzarri Joseph, and Shivam Mavi

8. Punjab Kings (PBKS)

IPL 2023, Punjab Kings | Squad:

Arshdeep Singh, Shikhar Dhawan, Kagiso Rabada, Jonny Bairstow, Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Prabhsimran Singh, Jitesh Sharma, Rahul Chahar, Liam Livingstone, Raj Bawa, Rishi Dhawan, Baltej Dhanda, Nathan Ellis, Atharva Taide, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Sam Curran, Sikandar Raza, Harpreet Bhatia, Vidwath Kaverappa, Mohit Rathe, Shivam Singh

IPL 2023, Punjab Kings | Strongest Playing 11:
  • Openers: Shikhar Dhawan, Jonny Bairstow
  • Middle order: Shahrukh Khan, Liam Livingstone, Jitesh Sharma
  • All-rounders: Sam Curran, Rishi Dhawan
  • Bowlers: Kagiso Rabada, Harpreet Brar, Arshdeep Singh, Rahul Chahar

9. Rajasthan Royals (RR)

IPL 2023, Rajasthan Royals | Squad:

Sanju Samson (c & wk), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shimron Hetmyer, Devdutt Padikkal, Jos Buttler (wk), Dhruv Jurel, Riyan Parag, Prasidh Krishna, Trent Boult, Obed McCoy, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Sen, Kuldeep Yadav, R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, KC Cariappa, Jason Holder, Donovan Ferreira (wk), Kunal Rathore, Adam Zampa, KM Asif, Murugan Ashwin, Akash Vashisht, Abdul PA, Joe Root.

IPL 2023, Rajasthan Royals | Strongest Playing 11
  • Openers: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler
  • Middle order: Sanju Samson, Devdutt Padikkal, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag
  • All-rounder: Jason Holder
  • Spinners: Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal
  • Pacers: Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna

10. Lucknow Super Giants (LSG)

IPL 2023, Lucknow Super Giants | Squad:

KL Rahul, Ayush Badoni, Karan Sharma, Manan Vohra, Quinton de Kock, Marcus Stoinis, Krishnappa Gowtham, Deepak Hooda, Kyle Mayers, Krunal Pandya, Avesh Khan, Mohsin Khan, Mark Wood, Mayank Yadav, Ravi Bishnoi, Nicholas Pooran, Jaydev Unadkat, Yash Thakur, Romario Shepherd, Daniel Sams, Amit Mishra, Prerak Mankad, Swapnil Singh, Naveen ul Haq, Yudhvir Charak

IPL 2023, Lucknow Super Giants | Strongest Playing 11
  • Openers: KL Rahul & Quinton de Kock
  • Middle-order: Deepak Hooda, Nicholas Pooran & Ayush Badoni
  • Bowlers: Ravi Bishnoi, Mohsin Khan, Mark Wood & Avesh Khan.

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