Captains with highest Ranking in IPL 2020
13th T20 tournament is about to begin from 19th September. It has become the talk of the town as many people love T20 because they are fast and fun. A large amount of money is invested in this cricket league so it is obvious that captains have to undergo an immense pressure. The captain or skipper has several additional responsibilities.
Rohit Sharma who led Mumbai Indian is at the top by winning the IPL title four times. Then comes MS Dhoni, who won the IPL title for 3 times. A captain is ranked based on consistency, performance and winning percentage. KL Rahul, the skipper from Kings XI Punjab is not ranked as he is trying his hands in captaincy for the first time. So following is the list of current IPL captains ranked (1-7) based on their success journey throughout all the IPL’s:
Rohit Sharma – Mumbai Indians
Matches captained: 104 Won: 60 Lost: 42 Win %: 58.65
One of the best decisions of Mumbai Indian’s appointing Rohit Sharma as a captain. He served as a captain for 6 seasons and has managed to brag the trophy for 4 times. With a new season of IPL 2020, there are new high hopes from him.
MS Dhoni – Chennai super kings
Matches captained: 174 Won: 104 Lost: 69 Win %: 60.11
He is one of the coolest and consistent captains in IPL history. His leadership has always extracted the best from his team players. His trust and faith in his fellow players are what makes him different from the rest of captains.
Kane Williamson – Sunrisers Hyderabad
Matches captained: 26 Won: 14 Lost: 11 Win %: 55.76
The most loved captain of cricket all around the world. His performance was outstanding in the last two seasons of IPL. He might not have won any trophy but his captaincy skills have done wonders.
Steve Smith- Rajasthan royals
Matches captained: 29 Won: 19 Lost: 09 Win %: 67.85
This year smith will lead as a captain after IPL 2015. Smith still bragged the third position in 2015 IPL, before the team was banned for 2 years. His leadership skills are tremendous.
Shreyas Iyer – Delhi Capitals
Matches captained: 24 Won: 13 Lost: 10 Win %: 56.25
A young shrewd captain, who somehow managed to display his skills on the field. In IPL 2019, Delhi capitals finished third under his captaincy.
Dinesh Karthik – Kolkata Knight Riders
Matches captained: 36 Won: 17 Lost: 18 Win %: 48.61
The two times title winner, KKR usually starts strong and is among the best franchise. He was picked up in IPL 2018 auction and later he was handed over the captaincy. Dinesh Karthik is leading KKR for the third time after Gautam Gambhir.
Virat Kohli – Royal Challengers Bangalore
Matches captained: 110 Won: 49 Lost: 55 Win %: 47.16
It might be a surprise to many but Virat Kohli as a captain has failed to win people’s heart along with no trophy. With the worst leadership skills, Kohli even being so close to winning in 2016 missed the opportunity.