IPL 2018: MS Dhoni, Williamson, Kohli and Karthik Lead Captains’ Charge

The tournament is coming to its end in the IPL season 11. Some players have been successful in maintaining their form, whereas others from whom the audience had kept up a lot of expectations could not prove it. This year, there are 8 teams in IPL and the secret of the success of these teams are their captain, who go a long way in understanding, and are playing an important role in the performance of their team.

Although the Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli appeared to be struggling in some matches, and Chennai team returned after two years, Chennai Super Kings have done well under captain MS Dhoni, CSK has played 9 matches so far 6 has won.

We are now thinking about the top performer’s skippers this season.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Chennai Super Kings)

CSK Skipper MS Dhoni IPL 2018Former India captain MS Dhoni, who is known as Captain Cool, always keeps quiet in the activities during the match, he also guides the players of the team from time to time. In the circumstances of the wrong decisions given by the umpire, he is well aware of using the DRS (decision review system).

 He is the army of an individual most of the time. However, his team has done the spectacular performance in the entire IPL despite the close encounters in some matches so far, in which they have suffered defeat.

CSK won 6 out of 9 matches, while in 3 they had to face defeat. Dhoni has scored 329 runs in 9 matches at an average of 82.25 in this IPL. Indicating that he considers his responsibilities as a captain and believes in the audience’s expectations.

Virat Kohli (Royal Challengers Bangalore)

Virat Kohli-RCB SkipperIndia captain Virat Kohli has been the only warrior in the Bangalore team, the other batsmen have failed to impress with their batting. So far, this season has not been good for RCB, they have won only three out of 8 matches.

 Kohli’s performance alone does not reflect the position of the team in the IPL points table, but he certainly shows the qualities of his leadership. Their lack of victory has been a big reason for bowling. He tries to be ready for the weaknesses of his team.

Virat Kohli has so far scored 349 runs in an impressive batting average of 58.16 in 8 matches. He has also done 3 half century this season. His innings of 92 runs against Mumbai is his best score this season.

Ken Williamson (Sunrise Hyderabad)

kane-williamson SRH Skipper Ipl 18

This season, the only non-Indian, Williamson was appointed when former captain David Warner was ruled out of the tournament due to ball-tampering. Following Warner’s suspension, the New Zealand player got the chance to captain Hyderabad, and he definitely played his part and did not disappoint his fans.

Hyderabad has consistently performed well in this season, Hyderabad is at the top of the IPL points table. Williamson has scored the most runs for his team. He has so far scored 4 half-centuries and is at fifth place in the top scorers’ list.

Dinesh Karthik (Kolkata Knight Riders)

KKR Skipper Dinesh Karthik Ipl 18

KKR has won 5 of the 9 matches played this season. In which Dinesh Karthik has contributed 280 runs, behind the stump, his valuable instructions to the bowlers are definitely helping to give results to his team.

Dinesh Karthik has been appointed as the captain of KKR this year, in the last few years, the KKR’s command was in the hands of Gautam. Although they did not perform well in the initial matches of this season, in a short time their team found the form and KKR won five out of nine matches and took third place in the points table.

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