Manoj Tiwary, a Bengal veteran Cricketer who played for Rising Pune Supergiants in recent times picked his best 11 of Dream11 IPL 2020. Tiwary speaking to cricbuzz live picked Mumbai Indians successful skipper and opener, Rohit Sharma as the team lead.
KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma as openers:
Tiwary picks one of the most deadly batsman of recent times, KL Rahul as the opener. Rahul bagged the orange cap scoring 670 runs in just 14 games for Kings XI Punjab. He picked Rohit Sharma as his partner and the Captain of the side. Rohit Sharma who was in the ups and downs through the tournament scored 332 runs in 12 games for Mumbai Indians.
Surya Kumar Yadav and AB de Villiers as Middle over Batsmen:
The veteran then picked in-form Suryakumar Yadav and AB de Villiers as his middle over Batsmen to provide enough support to the openers. Surya Kumar who is knocking on the door of selectors for his blue Jersey collected 480 runs with an average of 40.00.
The wicketkeeper Batsman of South Africa, AB de Villiers as his 4th option. AB keeps the wicket for Tiwary’s eleven. De Villiers with an average of 45.40 summed 454 runs for his side.
He then picked Mumbai Indians, Krunal Pandya to give more depth to the side. Krunal can bat and bowl for the side. In IPL 2020 Krunal did not get many wickets but he successfully kept the batsmen quiet.
Hardik Pandya and Kieron Pollard as the finishers:
The Mumbai Indians two big giants when it comes to hitting the sixes. Hardik and Kieron both played an important part in Mumbai’s success this year. Pollard smashed the bowlers with a strike rate of 191 while Hardik showed his timing with a strike rate of 178.
Jofra Archer and T Natarajan to lead the pace attack:
Jofra was the Most Valuable Player of the season 2020 with 20 wickets in 14 appearances, however, Jaspirt Bumrah finished second in the list of highest wicket-takers in IPL 2020. Bumrah took 27 scalps into his bag in 15 games.
T Natarajan the young Indian Face was in the limelight for bowling the most number of Yorkers in IPL2020 competing with the best in the business.
The Afghan spinner, Rashid Khan is the leading wicket-taker for Sunrisers Hyderabad with 20 scalps in his pocket in just 16 games.
Manoj Tiwary’s best 11 of Dream11 IPL 2020:
KL Rahul (KXIP) (wk), Rohit Sharma (MI) ©, Surya Kumar Yadav (MI), AB de Villiers (RCB), Hardik Pandya (MI), Kieron Pollard (MI), Krunal Pandya (MI), Rashid Khan (SRH), Jofra Archer (RR), Jasprit Bumrah (MI), T Natarajan (SRH).