The IPL is starting on the 27th of March. All the teams are ready for the action-packed games. Every team is going to go after the IPL Trophy and lift it alongside their team. Moreover, the fans are super excited and ready for this T20 format tournament.
Furthermore, the teams are all ready and in training for the clash.
This year’s format is even more exciting owing to the addition of the two new teams of Lucknow and Ahmedabad.
Moreover, given below is the list of the possible starting XI for every squad.
Chennai Super Kings
Captain – M.S. Dhoni
Possible starting XI: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Moeen Ali, Robin Uthappa/Shivam Dube, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni, Deepak Chahar, Dwayne Bravo, KM Asif/Tushar Deshpande/Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Adam Milne
Captain – Rishabh Pant
Possible starting XI: Prithvi Shaw, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Rishabh Pant, Rovman Powell, Sarfaraz Khan/Mandeep Singh, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Anrich Nortje, Chetan Sakariya
Captain – Hardik Pandya
Possible starting XI: Shubman Gill, Jason Roy/Matthew Wade, Wriddhiman Saha/Abhinav Manohar, Vijay Shankar, David Miller, Hardik Pandya, Rahul Tewatia, Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, Lockie Ferguson, Sai Kishore/Pradeep Sangwan/Varun Aaron
Kolkata Knight Riders
Captain – Shreyas Iyer
Possible starting XI: Venkatesh Iyer, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer, Nitish Rana, Sam Billings, Andre Russell, Pat Cummins, Sunil Narine, Shivam Mavi, Umesh Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy
Captain – K.L. Rahul
Possible starting XI: KL Rahul, Quinton de Kock/Evin Lewis, Manish Pandey, Krunal Pandya, Marcus Stoinis, Deepak Hooda, Jason Holder, K Gowtham/Ankit Rajpoot, Mark Wood, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan
Captain – Rohit Sharma
Possible starting XI: Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Kieron Pollard, Tim David, Daniel Sams, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markande, Jasprit Bumrah, Tymal Mills/Riley Meredith
Captain – Mayank Agarwal
Possible starting XI: Mayank Agarwal, Shikhar Dhawan, Raj Bawa, Jonny Bairstow, Liam Livingstone, Shahrukh Khan, Odean Smith, Kagiso Rabada, Rahul Chahar, Arshdeep Singh, Sandeep Sharma/Ishan Porel/Harpreet Brar
Captain – Sanju Samson
Possible starting XI: Jos Buttler, Yashaswi Jaiswal, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, James Neesham, R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Trent Boult, Prasidh Krishna
Royal Challengers Bangalore
Captain – Yet to be announced
Possible starting XI: Virat Kohli, Faf du Plessis, Anuj Rawat, Glenn Maxwell, Mahipal Lomror, Dinesh Karthik, Wanindu Hasaranga, Harshal Patel, Shahbaz Ahmed, Mohammed Siraj, Josh Hazlewood
Captain – Kane Williamson
Possible starting XI: Rahul Tripathi, Aiden Markram/Glenn Phillips, Kane Williamson, Nicholas Pooran, Abhishek Sharma, Abdul Samad, Romario Shepherd, Washington Sundar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T Natarajan, Kartik Tyagi/Umran Malik
Furthermore, there will be a total of 70 games in the tournament. The breakdown of the buds with the stadium is as follows:
- Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai- 20 Matches
- DY Patil Stadium, Mumbai- 20 Matches
- MCA International Stadium, Pune- 15 Matches
- Brabourne Stadium (CCI), Mumbai- 15 Matches
Overall, the tournament is going to be highly action-packed. There are going to be a lot of big hits, great catches, and nail-biting matches.
Furthermore, the fans are in absolute anticipation of their team performing well and lifting the trophy.