The 11th edition of the Indian Premier League has ended with the Chennai Super Kings emerging as victorious and collected their third title by defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad by 8 wickets.
Cricket news: These players are the best performers of IPL 2018
This season we have seen some brilliant individual performances along with team efforts. There were many Indian players who have kept fans as well as pundits on the edge of their seats with their exhilarating performances.
Apart from the domestic players, there were some foreign players who proved to be the key assets for their franchises as they stepped up at the vital moment and made a huge impact.
Here is the best XI of this year’s IPL comprising of 7 Indian players and 4 overseas players.
The wicketkeeper-batsman from England has been phenomenal all throughout the tournament for Rajasthan Royals at the top order.
The franchise sealed off a playoff berth because of Butler’s five consecutive fifties in the latter half of the tournament.
Having played in 13 matches for his team, he scored 548 runs with an average of 54.80 and strike rate of 150.56. His highest score this season is 95 not out.
He was the backbone of the Kings XI Punjab’s batting all throughout the season, as the 26-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman had a terrific IPL season this year.
Having begun the season with a 13-ball 50 against Delhi Daredevils, he continued his explosive batting all throughout the tournament.
From 14 matches he has scored 659 runs with an average of 54.91 and a strike rate of 158.41. He has got 6 half centuries in this tournament with a highest score of 95 not out.
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