IPL, i.e., Indian Premier League is blessed with many fantastic wicket keeper batsmen. These stumpers have a significant bang on a lot of games owing to their power hitting as well as lightning fast glove work. Below we have listed ten brilliant wicket-keeper batsmen in IPL history:
- MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni, the former Indian captain, is a legend of the game. He has also displayed his brilliance in the cash-rich league also. For the prior eight seasons, Dhoni was the captain of Chennai Super Kings and led them to playoffs in each of these eight seasons. He grasped two titles with Chennai team. He has been excellent in the final over together for Pune and Chennai. He led many wins with his capability and brilliance of finishing abilities. His unusual and lightening glove work has enthralled his followers for numerous years.
- Adam Gilchrist
Adam is known to be the best keeper who played in IPL and who also enjoyed the great success in Indian Premier League. He led the Deccan Chargers to grasp the IPL title. He is recognized as the ferocious striker of the ball and scored many hundreds also. Owing to his age he could not be able to carry out too long, however, when he was all around fireworks are guaranteed.
- Parthiv Patel
Parthiv Patel is a diminutive wicket-keeper batsman. He performed in many matches for the number of franchisees. He showed his best for all of his franchises. He is known to be the explosive as well as reliable batsmen in IPL. He always gave a good start to his team and had never been disappointed them at any point in time. Current year in IPL 2018 he will be playing for RCB.
- Dinesh Karthik
Dinesh Karthik also played for numerous franchises similar as Parthiv Patel and was successful with nearly all of them. He is recognized as one of the excellent keepers who performed for India. Sadly he has always been in the shadow of MS Dhoni. He is actually superb behind the stumps. He performed most exceptional in the number of matches for his team.
- Robin Uthappa
Robin Uthappa is actually not a regular wicketkeeper but is really good behind the wickets; he does not commit any costly errors all through the games. He has also shown his capability to e best with the bat in his hands. He played superb for Kolkata Knight Riders and also recognized as one of the best batsmen in numerous years. Robin Uthappa along with Gautam Gambhir has presented an excellent start to his squad. This is only the reason behind his successful career over so many years.
- AB De Villiers
AB De Villiers has done very well in his performances for his team in IPL. With his bat in his hands for RCB, he performed in many matches and played several match-winning knocks for his squad. He has been not playing owing to his back problem for past few years but had performed in is the best form. In IPL 2018 he has been retained by his team Royal Challengers Bangalore again as his prowess with the bat is very well known worldwide and is expected to perform his best this season.
- Kumar Sangakkara
Kumar is known to be the Sri Lankan legend and is recognized as one o the best wicket-keeper batsmen. For past sometime he had not played in IPL. However, he is the excellent player in India. He performed several binders for Deccan Chargers as well as Kings XI Punjab. Kumar also led squads very well and was the captain of the team too.
- Naman Ojha
Naman Ojha is known to be one of the best wicketkeepers batsmen in IPL. He used to perform at number six or seven for Sunrisers Hyderabad, thus could not get many chances to bat. He earlier he plays as the opener for Rajasthan Royals and also grasped much success for them. He has been recognized as the mainstay in the squads he has played for in many IPL seasons. He is at present among the best ideal wicket keeper batsmen owing to its reliable keeping as well as destructive batting.
- Wriddhiman Saha
Wriddhiman Saha is known to be one of best test keeper is recognized as the best wicket keeper batsmen in the country. However in comparison to MS Dhoni is not too much good with the bat, but he is very effective when he comes to play. He is actually a very reliable wicket keeper. In addition to it, he is also a superb batsman too. He has given his best performances since he joined IPL team Kings XI Punjab. In 2014 he played his best inning in the final match. He struck amazing century, however, ended up by losing.
- Sanju Samson
Sanju Samson is very well known for his excellent performances for Rajasthan Royals. He has recognized as the most talented batsmen around. He is also one of the finest wicket keeper batsmen. In spite of being a teenager, he proved himself many times and also emerged as a prime contender from Kerala. In IPL 2017 he was the one who turned out for Delhi Daredevils. In IPL 11 this time he has been bought for Rajasthan Royals for about eight crore rupees which shows that wicketkeeper-batsmen are in great demand. He is the youngest of all the players who came up as the biggest earner in IPL 2018 auction.
In 2007, since the inception of T20 cricket, wicket keeping had undergone a revolution. Wicketkeeping is a challenge that needs a huge amount of concentration as well as focus. This is one of the tasks in cricket which needs talent, sharpness along with flexibility. The men who stand behind the stumps are expected more in comparison to versatile batsmen. The person standing behind the wickets is not only fielder but is a vital part of the full tournament. He should be the person on which full team can rely easily