CPL 2023: Aakash Chopra picks his all-time CPL XI – Check Full List Here!!!

Former Indian cricketer Akash Chopra had named the all-time CPL XI through his official YouTube channel. That was a few years ago.

The first three in his XI were all left-handed batsmen. Accordingly, West Indies’ destructive batsman Chris Gayle and New Zealand’s Colin Munro were his opening batsmen. Current West Indies limited-overs captain Nicholas Pooran became the No. 3 batsman.

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All these three are batsmen who have been able to perform brilliantly with the bat in the CPL. Accordingly, Universe Boss has scored 2519 runs in 85 matches with a strike rate of 133.14 and an average of 36.50. Also, Munro, who opens the innings with Gayle, has scored 1770 runs in 56 CPL matches.

No. 3 batsman Pooran’s performances well in the CPL and He has collected 1544 runs in 82 matches. Pakistan’s senior batsman Shoaib Malik was named for number 4. He has scored 1746 runs in 66 matches in CPL at an average of 33.57.

Former West Indies captain Kieron Pollard, who retired from international cricket a few months ago, named Chopra to bat at number 5. An all-rounder, Pollard has contributed to 92 matches where he has scored 2227 runs and His strike rate is 153.58. He has also taken 56 wickets.

Andre Russell and Dwayne Bravo, two of the best all-rounders in the shortest format, named him at No.6 and No.7. Russell is known for exceptional big shots and Bravo specializes death bowler in this format. also Bravo is the highest wicket taker in the CPL with 114 wickets.

Akash Chopra’s bowling force includes mystery bowler Sunil Narine, pacer Sheldon Cottrell, Pakistan pacer Sohail Tanvir and Krishmar Santokie.

Narine can bat at the top anytime. Has taken 90 wickets in his CPL journey. Tanvir has taken 68 wickets and Cottrell has taken 80 wickets. Santoki has also been brilliant in their trade.

Here is Akash Chopra’s all-time CPL XI:

Chris Gayle, Colin Munro, Nicholas Pooran, Shoaib Malik, Kieron Pollard, Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Sunil Narine, Sheldon Cottrell, Sohail Tanvir, Krishmar Santokie.


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