Michael Vaughan Names The Best Captain Of IPL 2022
By SMCS - May 10, 2022 2:20 pm
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The 15th edition of the Indian Premier League is coming to its playoffs stage. Each team has played at least 11 games so far, while Mumbai Indians remain the only team to be officially out of the playoffs race this season. While, Lucknow Super Giants, Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals have emerged as the top teams this season, Michael Vaughan, The former England skipper has named Faf Du Plessis as his best captain of the Indian Premier League.

Faf du Plessis
Faf du Plessis played the captain’s knock for RCB

He said that after RCB registered a huge win over SRH. Michael Vaughan looked quite impressed with the South African as well

The 47-year-old said, “I think he’s the best captain in the IPL. I just see him as a magnificent thinker, that’s both with the bat in hand and then when he gets out there as the leader. I love the way he’s at long-off and just kind of maneuvers the team.” Said Vaughan.

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“I have said it from the start, because of Faf, the RCB team this year have just got a great opportunity. Because you’ve got the tools and you’ve got a really clever cricket thinker, and he’s won it before quite a few times with Chennai, he knows how to win the IPL. He’s just got a different shirt on.” he concluded.

Anuj Rawat
Faf du Plessis and Anuj Rawat

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However, after the win, Faf du Plessis said: “What we are trying to get better at as a team is making sure that one of those top-four creates a bit of a base. We have got some really strong hitters at the back. The games where we didn’t do so well, there was a big cluster of wickets in the powerplay. Obviously some stability but at the same time you gonna make sure you don’t go into defensive mode. You still want to try and take the right bowlers on at the right time. He (Rajat Patidar) has been a great addition, there are some fantastic young Indian batters within our set-up. Even someone like Suyash, he played three games and probably didn’t go the way he would have liked to but there’s some real talent there. Rajat comes in and just plays with that freedom, real cool, calm composure about him. That’s always really good traits for a youngster to have. Mahipal is another young guy coming into the team, we are very lucky that we have got some real good Indian batting talent.”