News Daily Digital Desk: Only a few hours on hand. Then the IPL battle is going to start. However, before the start of the tournament, the legendary former cricketer Sunil Gavaskar was selected as the best IPL XI of all time. As expected, stars like former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have got a chance in that team. However, Gavaskar has formed a team of seven Indians and four foreigners following the usual rules of team formation.
Gavaskar recently joined a program on an all-India sports channel. It was there that he chose his best IPL XI of all time. Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been chosen as the captain. Dhoni’s record in IPL is also enviable. He has captained in 18 matches and won 110 matches. Three have won the title.
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Meanwhile, Gavaskar has retained Rohit Sharma and Chris Gayle as openers. At number three and four are David Warner and Virat Kohli. Destructive Proteas batsman AB de Villiers and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni are at number five and six. The rest are Ravindra Jadeja, Sunil Narine, Bhubaneswar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah. Besides, Lasith Malinga, who has taken the most wickets in the IPL, is the twelfth person in the team.
Take a look at his first XI:
Rohit Sharma, Chris Gayle, David Warner, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain), Rabindra Jadeja, Sunil Narine, Bhubaneswar Kumar, Jaspreet Bumrah, Lasith Malinga (twelfth person).
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