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Most dangerous team in IPL – A look at best teams in Indian Premier League

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Most dangerous team in IPL – Competitiveness in the Indian Premier League has seen the tournament getting compared to various big sporting leagues across the globe. The marquee tournament has often been credited for giving battle-ready players to the Indian cricket team. Over the years the league has seen many exciting contests between heavyweights teams.

Most dangerous team in IPL

Let’s look at the five best teams in IPL over the years

Team Titles
1. Mumbai Indians 5
2. Chennai Super Kings 4
3. Kolkata Knight Riders 2
4. Royal Challengers Bangalore 0
5. Delhi Capitals 0

1. Mumbai Indians 

Mumbai Indians is the Most dangerous team in IPL. Having won the IPL title record five times, the Rohit Sharma-led side has been the most balanced side in the tournament since its inception in 2008. Skipper Rohit Sharma has been one of the main architects behind their success. Apart from his captaincy, he has also been the leading run scorer for the franchise. They won the titles in 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2020.

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2. Chennai Super Kings 

Having won one title less than their arch-rivals (Mumbai Indians), Chennai Super Kings is the second Most dangerous team in IPL. The MS Dhoni-led side has from time to time proven their mettle. They have qualified for the playoffs in every season except in 2020, where they finished seventh. Some greats have represented the franchise over the years but it’s fair to say that MS Dhoni with his leadership skills has taken them to four title wins. They won IPL in 2010, 2011, 2018 and 2021.

3. Kolkata Knight Riders 

Kolkata Knight Riders sit third on our list of the Most dangerous team in IPL. The franchise being Co-owned by Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan has a huge fan base. Their on-field performances over the years have been impressive. The Kolkata based franchise won the IPL title first time in 2012 and then followed it with another title win in 2014. They also staged a dominant comeback in the IPL 2021, as being last in the table during the first leg, they finished as the runner ups in 2021. With players like Andre Russell, Sunil Narine in the side, they can be a potential threat for any team.

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4. Royal Challengers Bangalore 

Although Royal Challengers Bangalore haven’t won any IPL trophy, they can be considered as one of the Most dangerous teams in IPL. With the likes of Virat Kohli Ab de Villiers, Chris Gayle, Glenn Maxwell, Anil Kumble, and Shane Watson representing the team, it really speaks the strength they had. They have developed themselves a reputation as power-hitters in the IPL and over the years have displayed some sensational performances with the bat. They can upset any team on their given day and also have the record of the highest score in the league.

5. Delhi Capitals 

Much like Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals have also not won the tournament but they can be a threat for any team. They sit fifth on our list of the Most dangerous team in IPL. The young guns in the team like Prithvi Shaw, Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer took the team to new heights. They since 2019 has qualified for the playoffs, ending as runner-ups in 2020. Equally balanced in both batting and bowling departments, it’s fair to say they are not far away from winning their first IPL title.

 

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Ankit Jit Singh

Dream was to play cricket, but job is to serve cricket