IPL 2019: Top 5 All-Rounders To Watch Out For
All-Rounders have proved to be a vital part of the IPL franchise over the years. What makes them more special is the fact that they can contribute with both bat and ball. Here's a look at the top 5 all-rounders to watch out for in IPL 2019.
Ben Stokes has featured in only two season of the Indian Premier League. But it was enough for the Englishman to prove how crucial he can be with the bat and ball. The Rajasthan Royals all-rounder has one century and one fifty to his name in the lucrative tournament and picked 20 wickets at an average of 30.95. (All images courtesy: AFP)
Shane Watson: Veteran all-rounder Shane Watson's experience has come in handy for Chennai Super Kings over the years. The Australia also has a massive IPL experience of 117 matches in which he has scored 3,177 runs at an average of 32.41. He also has 92 wickets to his name with the best bowling figures of 4/29.
Sunil Narine: Sunil Narine has been a surprise package for Kolkata Knight Riders. The Windies player who was roped in as a spinner also opened for the Kolkata outfit contributing important runs. He has played 98 IPL matches and scored at a strike rate of over 168. The spinner, who has proved to be hard to be picked up also has 112 wickets to his name.
Hardik Pandya: Hardik Pandya made a statement as an all-rounder when he featured for Mumbai Indians. He continues to be a vital cog for the Mumbai outfit. The Baroda player has scored 666 runs at an average of 23.78 and has picked 28 wickets from 50 matches.
Moeen Ali: The Englishman has featured in only 5 IPL matches but he can prove to be crucial for Royal Challengers Bangalore on a given day. Ali has a brilliant strike rate of 167.39 and has a decent economy rate of 7.36.