Openers to watch out for this IPL
IPL has finally kick-started in style. Last one week we can see lots of nail-biting encounters, final over thrillers and super over the extravaganza. Though the tournament is happening in UAE and fans were not allowed to witness the game on stadium IPL didn’t last its charm. World’s reputed cricketers are in inaction along with upcoming Indian stars makes the tournament more interesting. As t20 cricket is full of sequences openers are playing the major role in the success of any team. If the team gets the proper opening stand then it is the foundation for the lower order batsmen to come and express their game plans. At the same time openers needs to ensure that scoreboard is ticking at the right phase otherwise it would bring unnecessary burden for the lower order batsmen. IPL has witnessed many dynamic openers over the years. Right from legendary Shane Watson to Chris gayle to KL Rahul many openers have provided a solid platform for the lower order batsmen and they have involved in huge running chases. With one week passed let’s analyse the performance of openers and who can be the real game-changer in coming weeks.
KXIP skipper who is in red-hot form this year continues to impress the cricketing fraternity. He is leading from the front with a fine century against RCB in the last game. He has amassed with 132 runs in 62 delivers that helped KXIP to post 206 on board. Besides this, he is also doing a wicketkeeper job. Last year also he has done a very decent job and this year we can expect him to lead his team for play-offs. He along with fellow opener Mayank Agarwal will be a real threat for any opposition. Both can play the ball on-air and can demolish any bowling attack. These two pair will be the pair to watch out for this season.
Another dynamic and young Prithvi Shaw has known for giving a flying start to any team and any format he plays is expected to repeat the same this season for Delhi capitals. he already hit a half-century against CSK in the last game. He along with Dhawan can take any opposition out of the equation. He has come back stronger from injury and he has lots of points to prove this season. He is expected to play the anchor role which will enhance the Delhi’s chances to qualify for playoffs. Strong performance in this season of the IPL Betting Tips will blossom his international career as well.
As mentioned earlier this season might be the season for Mayank Agarwal. He has been playing in IPL right from his U-19 days and has lots of experience behind him. Initially, he was the dasher but he has evolved a lot over the years. He already cemented his place in test cricket but he is yet to prove his worth in limited-overs cricket. He might use this IPL as an opportunity to showcase his limited skills. He is in tremendous form with bat and already got a fifty and thirty under his belt. As mentioned earlier he along with Rahul will be the real threat for any opposition.
One bad game will not be fair to judge his cricketing skills. The swashbuckling opener has proved his worth in the last couple of seasons for SRH. He is leading from the front and he is not in good nick in recently completed England series and also in this first game of IPL this season. But players like him will bounce back at any time. The tournament is at UAE so he might take few games to adapt to the conditions.
Always openers are the pillars of strength when it comes to any format of the game. If these players are on the song then it will be the real treat for the fans to watch those smashing sixes and boundaries. So once involving in cricket betting it is important to pick the right players especially openers. By reviewing previous Betting Report you can have a clear idea.