IPL auction 2021 review


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    1. sahil

      RCB PLAYING 11 1. Devdutt Padikkal 2. Azharuddin/Virat/Joshua 3. Virat Kohli 4. AB De Villiers 5. Glenn Maxwell 6. Christian/sams/kane 7. Washington Sunder 8. Kylie jameinson 9. Mohmmad Siraj 10. Navdeep Saini 11. Yuzvendra Chahal

    2. Sachin Chandrashekar

      Somebody is making big money. Somebody else is making money talking about somebody else making money. What does the viewer get? Ideally the viewers should be paid to watch these contents

    3. Harsh Singhi

      Ajit agarkar yawning😂😂

    4. FAM5 Buzz


    5. Brain Rebooting

      Indians players are overrated, where bangladeshi players are underrated. Its a shame that, these bangladeshi players are so shameless that, still they playing this tournament.

    6. Steev

      Mike is a new Zealander and it's safe to assume that he might have a better idea about Kyle Jamieson than any of us watching this video and guys on the panel

    7. Chandrasekar S

      Surprisingly, Punjab do not have spin bench strength. Only 2 uncapped leg spinners. They have let go Gowtham and Mujeeb and no replacement.

      1. Vivek Pandey

        Fabian Allen is a slow left arm bowler & bats in lower order.

    8. Mitesh Gawand

      Nortje is the main reason, why all team were going for raw pace

      1. Alexander Choi

        The UAE conditions moreso than Nortje individually dude. Nortje just exploited them and bowled really well.

    9. Paul Idson

      1.Butler (wk) 2. Vohra 3. Samson (c) 4. Stokes 5. Parag 6. Dube 7. Tewatia, 8. Morris, 9.Archer, 10. Gopal 11.Tyagi

    10. Paul Idson

      Smith just causes problems for a squad because he expects to play but he is not always one of the best 4 in T20

    11. D Kalita

      Ruturaj Gaikwad,Faf du plessis , Suresh Raina ,Ambati rayudu , Ms Dhoni, Moeen Ali, Ravi jadeja, Sam Curran , Imran Tahir , Shardul Thakur , Deepak chahar -- My 11 for csk

    12. Sabin U

      Rcb : M. azharudheen (wk) D. Padikkal V kohli Abd Maxwell W. Sundar Chrstian/ richardson/ zampa Jamieson Siraj Saini Chahal According to pitch they can change to christian richardson or zampa

    13. Debjeet Das

      Raunak Kapoor shouldn't ask "xxx team is looking good isn't it?" Rather he should ask "How is yhe the team looking?" for Neutral answers. Basic of anchor

    14. Gaming nerd

      Kxip playing xi Kl Rahul Mayank Agarwal Crish Gayle Nicolas purran Mosis handricks Dipak hudda Jye Richardson Murugan Ashwin Ravi Vishnoi Mohammed Shami Ashdeep singh

      1. Gaming nerd

        @Suresh Kannan I don't think punjab will start with dawid Malan

      2. Suresh Kannan

        David malan

    15. Imran Nazir

      Shikhar Smith Iyer Pant Stoinis Lalit Axar Ashwin Amit Rabada Nortje

    16. Gaming nerd

      RCB playing xi Devdatt padikal Birat Kohli Ab de Villiers Glan maxweel Washington sundar Den Cristian Sabaz Ahmed Kyle jamisan Navdeep sani Mohamad siraj Yuzbendra cahal

      1. Kulin nation

        @Ananthu Kumar Quite right Sir. I think I hit reply to to wrong team. It was the second one after yours that had Philippe in ahead of AB. I'm with you - AB all the way.

      2. Ananthu Kumar

        @Kulin nation AB is in my IX even before virat . Nobody is replacing him until he leaves

      3. Kulin nation

        @Ananthu Kumar Philippe in for AB? That's a big call. Maybe in a year or two but until AB retires it's hard to see him not playing. I also love Christian but like you I can't see him getting too many games. Hope I'm wrong,

      4. Gaming nerd

        @Ananthu Kumar that's also good

      5. Ananthu Kumar

        Good but What about Philippe Padikkal Kohli Abd Maxwell Azharudin Washington K Jamieson Siraj Saini Chahal

    17. Gaming nerd

      Kkr playing xi Suvman gill Rahul Tripathi Nitish Rana Eoen Morgan Denash kartik Andre Russel Pet Cummins Sivam Mavi Varun charavarti Kuldeep Yadav Locky furguson

      1. Gaming nerd

        @Itz Ajwad you can play Sakib in place of russal

      2. Itz Ajwad

        Where is Sakib the Champ?



    19. ui Legends

      Rahul Mayank Gayle / Malan Mandeep pooran Deepak hooda/ SRK Riley Meredith Jhye Richardson Shami bishnoi/ arshdeep Ashwin

    20. Tanmoy panda

      Smith waste of money. Just pick because of Ponting.

      1. Alexander Choi

        He’s a horses for courses guy and I reckon he will battle with Hetmyer for that 4th overseas starting slot. Smith provides a different dimension to the DC core and although they have Rahane, Smith is a much better accumulator.

    21. Ghaura Mahabaduge

      DC did the best. They got a lot cheaply.

      1. Afzaal Ahmed

        Srh did the best

    22. Akshat Aayush

      Fleming took Pujara to distract him from playing in county to prepare for WTC final and Kohli responded by going in for Jamieson 🤣

      1. jatonator

        @Nanamma Kumari Bairstow isnt a big deal in tests. Just nick him off for 30-40

      2. Nanamma Kumari

        india has to qualify first , its gonna be hard cuz england are a dangerous side with bairstow coming back

      3. jatonator

        Very interesting take!

    23. Kshitij Bhambri

      Useless Jadhav can be bought for 2 Crore and Nobody Bought Hanuma Vihari,who saved Test for India on one leg for 1 Crore... Shameful...😡😡

      1. K C


      2. Kshitij Bhambri

        @ashis dash Hanuma was also in SRH and Played well and he is still only 27 and can change gears...He plays according to situation, has much better technique than Kedar Anyday... He can go for even 2 Cr...And Kedar for at max 50 L... except Kedar's some overs from Ball and his one century at Pune in 2017 with Kohli against Eng chasing 350 and His Six on last ball in 2018 April vs MI in Opening game...what else big thing has he ever done ?

      3. ashis dash

        I think srh needed kedar

    24. Gurram Dhanush

      even though if Afghanistan has any ODI tournament srh still have good spin bowling attack from naddem,suchith,Abhishek and Samad...what's that's down lest guy talking about!!

    25. Sanjeev G

      Why this anchor always biased towards CSK and hate on RCB................####@@@@

    26. Vivek Pandey

      In last few seasons RCB used to look quite formidable on paper atleast, this year i can't even say that. Who in their right mind will pay 15cr for kyle Jamieson . Agreed he is tall & has some added batting talent , but he is unproven in T20s , bowls medium pace, which works well in swinging conditions on green tops in NZ . The extra bounce he generates will not trouble the batsman bcoz of the speed at which he bowls . Bowling at full tilt in hot & humid conditions will also be a concern especially looking how injury prone the bowlers with similar built had been in the past ... Jacob Oram is a good example. Every year one franchise hopes that it will be the year when Maxwell will prove his credentials.. This year it is RCB who has broken the Bank for Maxie.. So they have spent almost 30cr on 2 guys , who are most likely to fail . Well Done RCB

      1. Vivek Pandey

        @Kulin nation BCCI will go to any lengths to Stage IPL , so it will happen certainly. Good luck to you as well & it felt nice to share thoughts with a fellow cricket enthusiast .

      2. Kulin nation

        @Vivek Pandey Well good luck with Delhi Sir. Lets hope it all kicks off on time.

      3. Vivek Pandey

        @Kulin nation I also quite like the IPL concept & being a delhi guy , DC is the team that interests me most. And btw Thanks for the complement.

      4. Kulin nation

        @Vivek Pandey Indeed I agree the overseas talent is loaded but unable to play. The only way I can see it working is to rotate with 2 games on and one off just to keep everyone hungry. But even trying to work that out in my head is doing my head in. I wonder if Hesson is now thinking to himself 'What have I done here exactly'! Still it's going to be fun to watch which players they roll out for each game. (If indeed this season even goes ahead that is) I don't really have a specific team that I follow each tournament because I just enjoy the IPL concept where the best in the world get to play alongside players from other countries. But this year I am really liking the look of RCB so I might lock them in as my team. Are they your team or are you a general connoisseur of the game. You certainly sound quite knowledgeable.

      5. Vivek Pandey

        @Kulin nation Not only is there a big IF with Maxi & Jamieson but their batting too looks very thin on paper. With De Villiers, Maxwell & Jamieson taking up 3 spots , only 1 out of their other overseas recruit will play. Padikkal & kohli will be the 2 players in top3. De Villiers, Maxwell & Jamieson are certainties at 4,5 & 8. I believe Sundar at 6 or 7 is a waste bcoz his batting style suits opening. That lefts with 2 spots open in top 7. They can be filled with either Christian (at 6) or Philippe(open) . In both the scenarios Jamieson have to bowl more in death overs which isn't ideal. They need to play Richardson or Sams. So they have to play atleast 2 local batsman in top 7. They've potential but none of them has played in IPL before. They'll hope that their top 5 Will be able to finish most games on their own & padikkal will play like last year. But this year teams will come with their plans in place for him.

    27. Hrishi Saikia

      RR: Jaiswal/Vohra Buttler Samson Stokes Dube Parag Morris Tewatia Archer Gopal Tyagi

      1. Vivek Sriram

        Instead of tewatia they need another seamer

      2. Hrishi Saikia

        @sliptepop Actually Dube, Parag, Morris, Tewatia u can play in any order depending on situation.

      3. sliptepop

        Tewatia at 8 is wasted imo

    28. Aarsh Zinzuwadia

      Rcb Kohli Paddikal Abd Maxi Christian Azharudeen/baby Jamieson Sundar Saini Siraj Chahal

    29. David

      Steve Smith was a steal, even if he doesn't start his experience will be invaluable.

      1. kartik kantheti

        @Kulin nation I can do whatever I want. U don't like it, then tough luck buddy. Block me or take a hike. I don't care

      2. Kulin nation

        @N Prad Fair enough. Well then let's hope it even goes ahead this year as I have heard it is still a doubtful starter. Best of luck to your team.

      3. N Prad

        @Vivek Pandey I am not doubting the calibre of Smith. I am saying Delhi has lots of top order players and they should have strengthened their lower order by picking some finisher in place of Smith. In the team you selected, you did a lot of shuffling for a team that reached finals.... All that shuffling was just to accomodate Smith. That's not the way teams should be selected.

      4. N Prad

        @Kulin nation Honestly, I don't think about cheating incident... And I am a firm believer that IPL is all scripted. My point was that DC squad has lots of top order batsman... They should have gone for lower order player. This has nothing to do with Smith. I would have said the same even if they had picked Malan.

      5. Vivek Pandey

        @N Prad Smith is a big player , just like Kohli.. Kohli's below avg. performances have a direct correlation with RCB performance , same goes for Smith. In a less pressure environment, with a less muddled mind, these guys may prove to be unbeatable, just like Kohli of IPL 2016. In DC, Smith will be free from any responsibility. OZ players are available for full season. Its pretty clear at this point of time that only 2 of Stoinis, Hetmyer, Smith & billings , will be in playing XI. So Smith would be waiting & ready to prove his mettle & show everyone that he is far valuable than what this auction suggests. This year's tournament will be in India & will be played most likely in 1-2 location , where atleast 2or3 grounds are closer. Mumbai comes in mind with 4 stadiums - Brabourne, Wankhede, DY patil with pune ground at 2hrs distance... So Spin friendly pitches are a given scenario. In that case smith is better than all the other 3 foreign batters. My ideal Playing xi would be , Dhawan Iyer Smith/Hetmyer Pant Stoinis/Billings Lalit yadav Woakes /Nortje Axar/ mishra Ashwin Rabada Ishant/umesh

    30. Damn VK

      Top Teams After Auction 1.Mumbai 2.DC 3.SRH 4.KKR 5.CSK 6.Punjab 7.RCB 8.RR

      1. Abhinaba Mandal

        @Hrishi Saikia Bro after the incoming of Stokes still you were unable to win against us. Last year as I said our main men Russell and Narine were absent for some of the matches still we got so much close for qualifying

      2. Hrishi Saikia

        @Abhinaba Mandal As I said last year was an unlucky one for us. Stokes came late. U saw what he did after coming. And the team management was also not that good.

      3. Abhinaba Mandal

        @Hrishi Saikia Bro Cummins got only 12 wicket in 14 games out of which 4 wickets came in the last match against Rajasthan royals. DK got only 159 runs which is not good for a player like him . Russell was having some injury issues . And Narine was having issues with his action . And BTW last year your all players were present still you came last

      4. Hrishi Saikia

        @Abhinaba Mandal ? How was Cummins out of form? And also DK? Only Russel was out of form and nothing much would have happened anyway. Also what do u mean by last 3 years? RR were in the playoffs in 2018. In 2019, players like Buttler, Stokes, etc. left for World Cup practice.

      5. Abhinaba Mandal

        @Hrishi Saikia Bro the main thing is unity . We doesn't have some big names rather than Russell, Morgan and Cummins but we are united and that's the main thing. RR needs to play as a team of they want to qualify

    31. S S

      Raunak is the best anchor ever.

      1. Harsha

        He is biased

    32. manan agrawal

      One clap for raunak kapoor.... The way he coordinate the whole conversation is great... 👏👏👏👏

      1. VK Vicky

        One clap??😂

    33. S S


      1. Satpal Daryanani

        Fabian Allen

      2. S S

        @Yash Daga She should.

      3. Yash Daga

        Why doesnt preeti zinta bat and ball?

    34. Ridhim Jain

      I feel that in this auction Teams like KXIP,RR despite having so much money still didn't do that well,KXIP will struggle with Fast Bowlers and also they should have been the last ones buying David Malan,they already have their top 3 which is the best position for Malan. KXIP has a lot of loopholes and so is RR. MI was great today,they had one weakness and that was a spinner but they got a backup for that as well,KKR was the worst team today,just bought Shakib and then went for all that others left. RCB was ok,they could have buyed 1 more player who could have opened for them,despite this their Middle Order is very strong now and they have around 6-7 bowling options in a game.And batters till 6-7th position. But they should make a core team and stick with it without doing much changes. DC is a team which is fond of filling in batsmen despite having so many of them. Steve Smith might even not be a part of the Playing 11 in most matches. SRH didn't have to buy,but still they are a team who needs to figure out their 4 overseas players. CSK was also fine today,but payed way too much for Krishnappa Gowtham.They could have gone for an Opener like Roy or Malan or Hales,despite filling in Moeen,the team is still filled with overaged players and is still not convincing on paper. I think the best teams this season could be(not in an orderly manner) RCB,MI,SRH ..

      1. Abhinaba Mandal

        @S S Except Mumbai Indians. I think he is a Mumbai Indians Fan

      2. Bhargav

        @S S 🤣😂

      3. S S

        So basically everyone screwed up according to you.

    35. shashi paul

      Gill Rana Shakib Morgan Karthik Rusell Tripathi Cummins Varun Ch Krishna Nagarkoti

      1. Itz Ajwad

        @Saahil Siddiqui sakib played in WC no.3 And He Performed like a Superstar💖✅

      2. Saahil Siddiqui

        Shakib at no.3??

    36. Abraham Mathew

      32:17 Kuldeep yadav is in RR not KKR if i am right...

      1. Game Analyst

        Different players

      2. Damn VK

        Woh dusra kuldeep h real Wala Kkr Mein h

    37. Damn VK


      1. Damn VK

        @Connor CoCo their lower order will collapse Samson will fell pressure Stokes on Indian tracks didn't fire that much only Samson buttler Archer gopal tewatia rr can trust

      2. Connor CoCo

        That’s actually a quality side

    38. Omar Javed

      Mi R Sharma De Kock / C Lynn S Yadav I Kishaan K Pollard H Pandya K Pandya N Coulternile / A Milne J Bumrah R Chahar / Chawla / J Yadav T Boult

    39. Omar Javed

      Dc Dhawan Rahane Stoinis / Smith Iyer Pant Hetmyer A Patel Ashwin Rabada Notrje / T Curran / C Woakes Mishra / I Sharma / U Yadav / A khan

    40. shashi paul


    41. Omar Javed

      SRH D Warner Johnny Bairstow / W Saha M Pandey P Garg/ Kane Williamson V Shankar / K Jadav Abdul Samad / A Sharma Holder / Marsh / Nabi Rashid B Kumar S Sharma / S Kaul / Thampi Natrajan/ K Ahmed

    42. Damn VK

      Kolkata 1.Gill 2.Karun 3.Rana 4.Russell 5.Morgan 6.Karthik 7.Narine/Sakib 8.Pawan Negi 9.Chakravarthy 10.Pat Cummins 11.Prasidh Krishna

      1. sliptepop

        Kuldeep instead of negi, Cummins can bat at 8

    43. Omar Javed

      Rcb Padikal Kohli Azharuddain Abd Maxwell Christian Sundar Jamison/Kane Richardson /Sams Saini Siraj Chahal

      1. Omar Javed

        @eureka santos he is good batsmen but you know most players don't get chance in franchise Cricket like Mujeeb last year or C Lynn etc

      2. eureka santos

        harshal patel is also there ...good allrounder..why all are forgetting him ???

    44. Omar Javed

      Kkr Gill Rana Narine/ Shakib Morgan Kartick Russel /Cutting Cummins/ Ferguson Nagarkoti Mavi / Krishna K Yadav V Chakravorty

      1. Abhinaba Mandal

        @Anirudh Praveen same here. Rana is comfortable at no 3

      2. Anirudh Praveen

        I would make karun open with gill

    45. Damn VK

      RCB 1.Padikkal 2.Sundar 3.Kohli 4.De Villiers 5.Maxwell 6.Christian/Sams 7.Harshal 8.Jamieson 9.Saini 10.Siraj 11.Chahal

      1. Damn VK

        @eureka santos siraj in great form he will play 100% I'm telling u today I fill the loop hole in RCB team that's why azzar is not in my playing xi.

      2. eureka santos

        no ... 1. padikkal 2.mohammed azharudeen (w) 3. virat 4. abd # 5. maxi # 6. dan cristian # 7. kyle jamieson# 8. harshal patel 9. sundar 10. saini 11. chahal

    46. Omar Javed

      PK Rahul Agarwal Gayle / Malan Mandeep Singh Pooran Deepak Hooda Jhyle Richardson Chris Jordan M Shami Bishnoi M Ashwin

      1. Alexander Choi

        That’s solid and what I reckon their best XI will be. Shami was a lone soldier, so Jhye and Jordan should be given the nod.

    47. Omar Javed

      Csk Gaikward Faf Raina Rayadu Dhoni Jadeja Curran Dj Bravo / Moeen Ali / Gowtham Chahar Thakur / Ngidi Tahir

      1. Anil Rebel

        Csk best ix Faf Gailwad N jagadeesan Raina M ali Dhoni S curran/d bravo R jadeja/K gowtham S Thakur Sai kishore L ngidi 12th player C pujara/sharukh khan

    48. Damn VK

      Punjab 1.Gayle 2.Rahul 3.Aggarwal 4.Pooran 5.Hooda 6.Henriques 7.Shahrukh Khan 8.Bishnoi 9.Murgan Ashwin 10.Shami 11.Jhye Richardson

      1. Sven Goncalves

        Gayle won't play every game so in Gayle's replacement is Dawid Malan.

    49. Lucifer Morningstar

      DC Shaw Dhawan Smith✈️ Iyer Pant Stoinis✈️ Axar Ashwin Wokes✈️ Rabada✈️ Ishant

      1. Alexander Choi

        Solid side but I reckon Smith and Hetmyer would be a part of a horses for courses regime. Nortje over Woakes for me as well considering how well he did in IPL 20.

    50. Teriyaki san

      Finchi.. Not in any list.. Not in auction?

      1. Alexander Choi

        Unsold and rightly so after his awful IPL 20 + BBL campaign.

      2. sivarajsingh Sivaraj

        He is unsold

      3. ashis dash


    51. Omar Javed

      Buttler Vohra / Jaiswal Samson Parag Stokes Dube Morris Tewatia Archer Gopal Tyagi

    52. Damn VK

      MI 1.Rohit 2.De Kock 3.Kishan 4.Suryakumar 5.Pollard 6.Hardik 7.Krunal 8.Chahar 9.Bumrah 10.Boult 11.Colter O'Nile

      1. Alexander Choi

        Coulter-Nile will bat 8 but their XI is set in stone.

    53. Ripan Sarkar

      Gill, Seifert, Karun, Rana, Morgan, Kartik, Russell, Cummins, Kuldeep, Chakraborty, Prashid

      1. Debjeet Das

        Gill Nair Rana Morgan Kartik Russell / Cutting Narine / Shakib Cummins Mavi Nagarkoti / Harbhajan / Negi Chakravarty

      2. S.Ray9

        Gill, Rana, Shakib, Morgan, DK, Russell, Cummins, Nagarkoti, Mavi, Kuldeep, Chakravarty

      3. Abhinaba Mandal

        I would like to play Mavi in place of Karun. And Russell as sixth bowler

      4. Sanjaya Kumar Chaturvedi

        Not Enough Bowlers in The 11

      5. Saahil Siddiqui

        I'd play Tripathi instead of Karun and Mavi in place of prasidh

    54. Damn VK


      1. Vivek Sriram

        @Damn VK yeah he forign that's why don't play holder

      2. Damn VK

        @Vivek Sriram I'm talking about mujeeb

      3. Vivek Sriram

        @Damn VK Vijay Shankar and Nadeem arnt forign

      4. Damn VK

        @Vivek Sriram u can only play 4 foreign players

      5. Vivek Sriram

        @Alexander Choi actually I now agree with you that she need to play Nadeem and holder

    55. Damn VK


      1. Damn VK

        @sliptepop money doesn't matter balance matter in Ipl & with gowtham csk look disbalanced he will play but not in every match.

      2. sliptepop

        @Damn VK that's why punjab doesn't qualify, they spend a lot of money on players and don't give them enough opportunities and release them

      3. Damn VK

        @sliptepop last auction he got arround 7 crores from Punjab but how many matches he play reply me🙂

      4. sliptepop

        @Damn VK 9 crores for backup is ridiculous imo

      5. Damn VK

        @sliptepop they buy gowtham as jadeja backup.

    56. Krishnapal Singh


      1. Damn VK

        This team will collapse in lower order if Stokes doesn't fire

    57. Damn VK

      DC 1.Prithavi Shaw 2.Shikhar Dhawan 3.Steve Smith 4.Shreyas Iyer 5.Rishab Pant 6.Marcus Stoinis 7.Axar Patel 8.Ravi Ashwin 9.Amit Mishra 10.Anrich Nortje 11.Kangiso Rabada

      1. Alexander Choi

        🔥🔥🔥 and Hetmyer can play over Smith too depending on the pitch/matchups/team batting form.

    58. Gaganjeet Singh

      KL Rahul Mayank Aggarwal Dawid Malan Nicolas Pooran Mandeep Singh Shah Rukh Khan Mosis Henrique Ravi Bishnoi Murugan Ashwin Jhye Richardson Md Shami

      1. Alexander Choi

        Chris Jordan over Henriques. Hits a harder ball and can guarantee 3 overs.

      2. Niehar Das

        @Gaganjeet Singh fabian allen is a beast

      3. Gaganjeet Singh

        @Niehar Das but we don't have any other quality all-round brother 🙏

      4. Niehar Das

        Moises cant give u 4 overs everyday brother

    59. Hari Krishna

      Waiting for Hari nishanth and Shah Rukh Khan jagdeeshan❤️❤️ Main reason for tamilnadu winning SMAT😍😍

      1. sliptepop

        Am also waiting but Csk won't give much chances

    60. Anu Singla

      Rajasthan XI 🔥🔥🔥🔥 Y Jaiswal Manan Vohra Sanju Samson Ben Stoke Jos Buttler Riyan Parag/ Shivam Dube Rahul Tewatia Chris Morris Jofra Archer Shreyas Gopal Kartik Tyagi/ Jaydev Unadkat

    61. Joy Lodh

      KKR now have ready replacement for every overseas player:- Seifert backup of Morgan Shakib backup of Narine Cutting backup of Russell Lockie backup of Cummins

      1. Mannan Goel

        @Saahil Siddiqui Agreed

      2. Saahil Siddiqui

        @Mannan Goel I think if Narine has to be in the team then he has to bat as a floater. He can come in between overs 5-10 when teams look to bowl more spinners. Opening is not the slot for him anymore

      3. Mannan Goel

        @Saahil Siddiqui True that. I adore and respect him a lot but the problem is that I see him as a pinch hitter opener or just as a bowler. He isn't a guy who can bat well at 7. And no. 7 is a little high for Cummins who excelled with bat last year but we dunno if he'll do the same this year or not

      4. Saahil Siddiqui

        @Mannan Goel i agree and hope the same. Narine won us two games all by himself last season with the ball. Cant drop him right away. It depends on his fitness and on pitch conditions and number of left or right handers in opponent team

      5. Mannan Goel

        Would love to see Shakib in the 11 in place of Narine. A more impact player. But I feel KKR would adopt a good rotation policy

    62. 35Pola Neeraj

      I expected billings to be picked by rcb ,can keep,can finish,but it's rcb🤮 management

      1. Vivek Pandey

        @Alexander Choi Azharuddeen is a lower order batsman. I too like the option of Opening with Sundar & Padikkal.

      2. Alexander Choi

        @Music Harmony hahahaa very true. I prefer Virat at 3 in a T20 as opposed to at the top. He’s more used to batting there and DP isn’t a dasher, so applying scoreboard pressure may be an issue. Is Mohammed Azharuddeen an opener? I don’t know because I live in Australia and thus don’t have access to Indian domestic cricket.

      3. Music Harmony

        @Alexander Choi I reckon initially they will go with the lefty righty combination, now in case things don't work out, Sundar might open , maybe alongside DDP or Virat. Now if we keep thinking about the adversities, anything might happen, DDP may fail, Azhar may fail, Virat may fail, Abd may fail, Maxi may fail and so onn , and then this edition is done and dusted for them 😀

      4. Alexander Choi

        @Music Harmony the RCB team can give the 2 openers the license to play freely but if they can’t build a platform then vulnerabilities start to open. Do you reckon Sundar might open with Padikkal?

      5. Music Harmony

        @Alexander Choi I don't think that would be much of a concern. Virat and Rcb management needs to give the licence to play freely from ball 1 , They will be followed by Virat, Ab, Maxwell, Christain, Sundar and Jammieson which is quite a batting line up

    63. Soumyadeep Mahato

      1. Padikkle 2. Kohli 3. Azharuddin 4. Abd ✈ 5. Maxwell ✈ 6. Christian ✈ 7. Kyle Jamieson ✈ 8. W Sundar 9. Y Chahal 10. N Saini 11. Siraj

      1. Rohit Betageri

        @Manu Major next year fresh team means dey can retain 4 players

      2. Soumyadeep Mahato

        @Manu Major RCB team management was very bad in the year 2017 they released 1. Shane Watson 2. Kl Rahul I was just amazed Why they released kl rahul that year....?

      3. Soumyadeep Mahato

        @eureka santos yes

      4. Soumyadeep Mahato

        @Manu Major RCB needs a Hard hitter like Pollard or Pandiya at number 6 or 7 For finishing the innings.... Daniel Christian had finished last bbl season with strike rate of 182 RCB needs an finisher

      5. Manu Major

        @Soumyadeep Mahato this year they went all out on thier purse... Because it's do or die year however it's fresh team selection next year.. hope everyone gives their all to make this year ourss🔥

    64. Shankar Narayana

      Butler, Vohra, Samson, Stokes, Parag, Tewatia, Dube, Lomror, Morris, Archer, Gopal,



      2. Damn VK

        @shuriya 😂🤣 Punjab & RCB 6-7

      3. shuriya

        8th place confirmed

    65. Naveen

      SRH 🔥🔥🔥 smart picks

      1. Sarthak Srivastava

        Mujeeb was a steal

      2. Ahsan kohli

        Very interesting picks

    66. Ravi Shastri ji

      Rr rcb kkr and KP Are weakest teams😉of Ths year 2021

      1. Delhi capitals

        Not rr as rr have best death bowler in Morris and Archer

      2. eureka santos

        @shuriya why smith ?? there is no need of top order batsman in rcb

      3. shuriya

        Rcb bid maxi for 14 c but not spend extra 20lakhs for smith

      4. shuriya

        Kp op level squad 😂 but they can't win

      5. Ravi Shastri ji

        Meet me after Ipl 13 😉 in ths same comment

    67. aloks

      Brad Hodge looks a bit like Mark Ruffalo

      1. Ridhim Jain


      2. himanshu sharma

        he is sleepy I think

    68. Shalini Balagopal

      My foreigners for each team(first match) Mumbai: Lynn, Boult, Pollard, Milne CSK: Sam Curran, Moeen, Hazelwood/Ngidi, Tahir DC: Woakes, Smith, Tom Curran, Stoinis KKR: Narine/Shakib, Russell, Morgan, Cummins PK: Pooran, Richardson, Malan/Gayle, Allen RR: Mustafizur/Morris, Butler, Stokes, Archer SRH: Warner, Rashid, Kane, Holder RCB: De Villiers, Maxwell, Jamieson, Richardson/Zampa

      1. Shalini Balagopal

        @Melodious Aayush I said first match. SA players(Quinny, Faf, Rabada, Norje) will miss first few matches as they play a white ball series against Pakistan in April.

      2. Melodious Aayush

        Ok In DC no rabada no nortje gr8

      3. Tejas 107

        Morris/mustafizur they paid morris16.5crores no question

    69. Shalini Balagopal

      19:23 - CSK 23:26 - DC 27:57 - Punjab Kings 31:46 - KKR 34:47 - Mumbai 38:33 - RR 41:45 - RCB 45:45 - SRH

      1. Kavita Patil


      2. Hrithik Biswas

        Thank u so much

      3. Anmol Singh

        Thanks mate

      4. Rayyan KIDWAI

        thank you

      5. Manasranjan Maji


    70. Sukrit Agrawal

      They also picked Kyle Jamieson because Mike hesson is the team director of RCB and one of the directors New Zealand as well. So his influence increased.

      1. raj jha

        Without a doubt and also same for Steve Smith , it must have been Ricky Ponting decision.

      2. Rock star

        @Dharmesh Nahar what about Morris???

      3. Narendra

        @Nanamma Kumari cos his main strength is swinging the ball under overcast conditions , moreover he was taken to the cleaners in t20 series against pak and west indies...

      4. Nanamma Kumari

        @Narendra how do you know that , how are you coming to a conclusion that he is gonna flop without him not even playing one game in the ipl

      5. Narendra

        @Dharmesh Nahar he might be a quality fast bowling allrounder on green carpets in nz with the red ball in hand..but he is gonna have nightmarish stint in the ipl.

    71. Sharanabasava

      Rcb again have same problems no death bowlers

      1. Kulin nation

        @Sharanabasava I thought you were suggesting that RCB are low on death bowlers so my point is that any decent bowler on his day can have a good finish or a bad finish. It costs a lot of money to have Rabada or Cummins in your team and even then they can still go for plenty on a bad day. So I think RCB look pretty well placed as is. I'd rather spend the big bucks on the batsmen than the bowlers. Having said that RCB look pretty good on paper every year but then somehow seem to disappoint.

      2. Sharanabasava

        @Kulin nation true but wt is ur point?

      3. Kulin nation

        @Sharanabasava To be fair though who is nowadays. If you can get away from 6-8 off the last as a bowler you're happy.

      4. H

        @Inan Bhuiyan injury prone ... can't trust him

      5. Inan Bhuiyan

        @eureka santos mustafiz is there ...They didn't buy him

    72. No Bore Zone

      Timestamps pls

    73. Kevin Menezes

      Sad to see not many exciting SA and SL players coming through. Back in the day, they had some quality players in their side. Back in the day there was Albie, Morne, Steyn, Kallis, Smith, van Der Merve, Boucher, Duminy, Botha, . . . . SL had Mahela, Sangakkarra, Jayasuriya, Dilshan, Maharoof, Malinga, Murali, Fernando, Perera, Mendis, Mathews . . . .

      1. mr. z

        @Satyam Kumar faf ,tahir, ngidi, miller as well

      2. Satyam Kumar

        SA players are there,QDK,marco jansen,KG,Nortje

      3. Bhade ka Tattu

        It’s fine dude . We now have Afghanistan

    74. Shalini Balagopal

      A reminder to all those making there xi’s out there, South African players(Quinny, Faf, Norje, Rabada) won’t be available for the first 2-3 weeks as they play a white ball series against Pakistan. And Bangladesh players won’t play from May 19th.

      1. Soman Haider Khan Rasha

        Shakib Has recently got his permission from BCB to play full time in the IPL So he will be available for KKR Mustafizur though, not sure if he will be available for Rajasthan Royals in 5 or 6 matches.

      2. Narendra

        @N Prad ishant is shit in ipl, who are you kidding?

      3. Sarang Purandare

        @yash c That's not confirmed....most probably they'll go for a 6day Quarantine...and will miss probably 3 matches...

      4. Shivang Aggarwal

        @N Prad rightly summed up..

      5. N Prad

        @Music Harmony DC will miss Rabada, Nortje but backups arenot too bad. Ishant is back to squad in his home ground Delhi. Mishra will be back in spin friendly surface. In foreign bowlers, they have Chris Woakes, T curran. I understand that this duo is not comparable with Rabada, Nortje but they aren't bad. Woakes has taken wickets consistently when he played for RCB. TCurran hasn't done well in IPL but is regarded as a good T20 death bowler across the world. Yes DC will miss SA pair but it won't be too bad