New Delhi. Former India coach Ravi Shastri had named 3 players before the start of IPL. Not only this, he had even said that everyone’s eyes would be on him as an Indian captain. Apart from KL Rahul, the names of Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant were included in this. Talking about IPL 2022, Rahul is the most expensive player. Lucknow Super Giants not only made him their captain, but also gave him Rs 17 crore. The team is entering the T20 league for the first time. On the other hand, Iyer is commanding KKR while Pant is commanding Delhi. All three teams have played 4 to 5 matches. In such a situation, who has taken the lead with the bat and strategy so far, let’s have a look at him.
Under the captaincy of Shreyas Iyer, KKR’s team has played 5 matches so far and won 3 matches. He has lost in 2. The team is currently at number two with 6 points. Iyer has scored 123 runs in 5 innings at an average of 31. Has scored a half-century. The strike rate is 148. Whether it is a matter of strike rate or strategy as a captain on the field. In the opening matches, Iyer is seen ahead of the other 2 Indian players. But there are still many matches left. In such a situation, it has to be seen whether they are able to maintain their performance or not.
Rahul at number two
KL Rahul can be placed at number two in the list of these 3 players. The team has won 3 out of 5 matches played so far and is at number four. Even before this, in 2 seasons, Rahul has done the captaincy of Punjab Kings. Although he has not been able to show that much special performance with the bat so far. He has scored 132 runs in 5 innings at an average of 26. Has hit a half-century and the strike rate is 128.
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On the other hand, if we talk about Rishabh Pant, he has won the team in 2 out of 4 matches so far. The team of Delhi Capitals is at number six with 4 points. Pant has scored 110 runs in 4 innings at an average of 37. However, he has not been able to score a half-century so far. Has played the biggest innings of 43 runs. Strike rate is 136. In the current season, when Delhi decided to retain Pant as captain, Iyer had decided to withdraw from the team. Iyer took Delhi to the final for the first time in 2020 under his captaincy. In such a situation, Pant would like to prove himself as a captain.
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