The Festival of Cricket, i.e., Indian Premier League, will start on 9th April with the encounter between the defending champion Mumbai Indian and Royal Challengers Bangalore in Chennai. The fans were waiting for the Indian Premier League 2021 despite the completion of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League in UAE 4 months ago. With the new season starting, the talk about the most dangerous team in IPL 2021 also started.
We will try to figure out which is the dangerous team in IPL 2021. However, it is very hard to predict the Indian Premier League’s most dangerous team because every team has the potential to beat any other team on a given day, and any team can become dangerous in the Indian Premier League. So, We will discuss the strength and weaknesses of four IPL teams that have the potential to reach into playoffs.
Four Most Dangerous Team in IPL
Mumbai Indians, who have been the most successful team in IPL history, surely top this list. Mumbai Indians have won the IPL trophy five times, the most by any IPL team in the history of the Indian Premier League. The defending champion has all basics covered and did not make any big changes in their squad. Rohit Sharma, Quinton De, Suyakumar Yadav, and Ishan Kishan are at the top. While Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, and Pollard are at the finishing end.
With the likes of Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult, and Nathan Counter-Nile, the side looks to repeat the performance of IPL 2020. The Squad of the most dangerous team in IPL is as follow:
Squad: Suryakumar Yadav, Adam Milne, Jayant Yadav, Saurabh Tiwary, Quinton, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, James Neesham, Mohsin Khan, Marco Jansen, Chris Lynn, Ishan Kishan, Yudhvir Charak, Aditya Tare, Kieron Pollard, Anmolpreet Singh, Arjun Tendulkar, Rahul Chahar, Hardik Pandya, Piyush Chawla, Trent Boult, Anukul Roy, Dhawal Kulkarni, Krunal Pandya. (source)
Chennai Super Kings:
The one team that has given tough competition to Mumbai Indians is the Chennai Super Kings who is one of the dangerous teams to watch out for in IPL 2021. Chennai Super Kings has won three trophies and can equal Mumbai Indians’ record of 5 trophies if they can IPL 2021. CSK has Ruturaj Gaikwad, Faf Duplessis, Ambati Raydu, and Suresh Raina at the top. MS will continue to take gloves and Captaincy.
CSK has some very good all-rounders in the form of Dwayne Bravo, Sam Curran, Ravindra Jadeja, Moeen Ali, and Shardul Thakur. Chennai Super Kings has the potential to become the most dangerous team in IPL 2021.
Royal Challenger Bangalore:
Royal Challenger Bangalore, who never won any IPL trophy, has the potential to become the most dangerous team in the Indian Premier League and even qualify for playoffs. With the likes of Virat Kohli, AB Devilliers, and Glenn Maxwell at the top. Devdutt Padikkal, who won the emerging player award in IPL 2020, is another young star to watch out for in the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League. RCB has brought Kyle Jameson for a whopping amount to boost their bowling attack.
Delhi Capitals, who was runner-up in the IPL 2020 in UAE, can be included in terms of which is the most dangerous team in the Indian Premier League. Delhi Capitals is one of the improved IPL sides over the years. They have one of the best top orders in the form of Shikar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Steve Smith, and Shreyas Iyer. Rishabh Pant and Stoinis are their finishers.
Delhi Capitals have a very attacking pace attack with the likes of Rabada, Woakes, Nortje, and Umesh Yadav. They also have a good spin attack consist of Ashwin, Amit Mishra, and Axar Patel.