The Indian Premier League 2021 was disrupted due to the second wave of Covid19 pandemic across India and the second phase will now resume in September in the United Arab Emirates. Some of the experienced players have given match-winning performances during India’s leg. It would be interesting to watch who wins the IPL 2021 tournament award at the end of the season.
The captain of the newly rebranded Punjab Kings franchise, KL Rahul is one of the most aggressive run-getters in the mega tournament. Winner of the IPL Orange Cap last season, Rahul is all fired up to score a big total in the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League.
All-rounder Hardik Pandya’s bowling attack and aggressive batting have been instrumental in turning the complexion of the game for his franchise Mumbai Indians on many occasions in the previous tournaments of IPL. Pandya is certainly a strong contender for the IPL 2021 player of the tournament award with an astonishing rate of 159.27 in the T20s.
Virat Kohli is currently one of the most prolific batsmen of the Indian Premier League. Royal Challengers Bangalore team captain, Virat Kohli has been one of the top ten run-scorers of the IPL tournament since 2015. He has scored 5878 runs in the IPL till now and also holds the feat of scoring 973 runs in the 2016 edition.
English cricketer Ben Stokes has proved his abilities with both bat and ball time and again during IPL seasons. Stokes is looking forward to proving his all-rounder abilities in the 2021 edition of IPL and is running for the player of the tournament award.
All-Rounder Andre Russell has produced some match-winning performances in the IPL with his power-hitting at a strike rate close to 200. He has also proved his mettle in the bowling department by picking up some crucial wickets during the tournament. He is certainly a potential candidate for the IPL 2021 player of the tournament award.