HomeCricketHarbhajan Singh names his all-time IPL XI: named MS Dhoni as captain

Harbhajan Singh names his all-time IPL XI: named MS Dhoni as captain

Harbhajan is currently a Member of the Rajya Sabha, appointed by the Aam Aadmi Party.

Harbhajan Singh retired from all forms of cricket in December 2021. Bhajji himself is considered one of the best off-spinners in the history of the IPL. He has represented Mumbai Indians for the majority of his IPL career from 2008 until 2017. Later, he went on to play for Chennai Super Kings for 2 years. The team that Bhajji has bid IPL adieu with is Kolkata Knight Riders. Harbhajan is now a member of Star Sports’ Hindi commentary panel. Recently, the former-Indian player revealed his all-time IPL XI. The XI had 5 Indian cricketers. In addition, Harbhajan Singh has named MS Dhoni as his team’s captain. We all are aware of MS Dhoni’s exceptional finishing and an even better tactical understanding of the game.

Harbhajan is the 7th highest wicket-taker in the cash-rich tournament. He has picked 150 wickets at a brilliant economy of 7.07. His contributions to the Indian side have been exceptional. Moreover, he was the first Indian to pick a hat-trick in Test cricket. He dismissed Australian star batters to pick the hattrick.

Harbhajan Singh names MS Dhoni as all-time IPL captain

Harbhajan picked West Indies star cricketer Chris Gayle and India’s newly appointed captain Rohit Sharma as openers. He concluded the top order with ex-RCB skipper Virat Kohli. We know the kind of destruction Virat Kohli and Gayle have caused playing for RCB together.

Then, Shane Watson was picked to bat at number 4. If anyone names their IPL XI, AB de Villiers must be a part of it. So, he was included to bat at number 5. AB is known for his 360-hitting abilities. Former Indian captain MS Dhoni and the best Test all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja fill the 6th and 7th positions. Dhoni is the second-most successful captain after Rohit Sharma. Harbhajan named Dhoni as the captain of his all-time IPL XI.

Moreover, he admitted that a mammoth dilemma of whether to pick Dwayne Bravo or Kieron Pollard faced him. However, he finally decided to pick Pollard, alongside whom Singh has played for years. Finally, the bowling attack comprised Sunil Narine, Jasprit Bumrah, and Lasith Malinga. Lasith Malinga was the face of Mumbai Indians‘ bowling attack for over a decade. In addition, he is the second-highest wicket-taker in IPL.

Bhajji’s all-time IPL XI

Chris Gayle, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Shane Watson, Ab de Villiers, MS Dhoni (wk & c), Ravindra Jadeja, Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine, Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah.

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