India Premier League is a stage where talent meets opportunities. The eyes of the world are set on all the players featuring in the most prominent T20 league in the world. The finest international cricketers of the world combined with the best domestic talent of India. To stand out in the IPL is no easy task by any stretch of the imagination as the cricket on display is of the highest level.
If a player is acknowledged as the most valuable player in the IPL, he earns the respect of all his contemporaries. In 2013, IPL preceded a special point system to reward the most valuable player of the tournament. The division of points are as followed, 2.5 points for every four, 3.5 for a six and a wicket, 2.5 stumping/ catch and 1 for a dot ball.
On that note, since the IPL 2020 is all set to take place between September 19- November 10 in UAE. We try to dig and find out who are those 5 prime contenders that can claim the coveted ‘MVP’ title this year.
Here are 5 MVP Contenders For IPL 2020:
5. KL Rahul
The elegant run machine at the top of the order KL Rahul comes in at number 5. Rahul is currently one of the best T20 batsmen in the world. This year for the first he will be leading the Kings XI Punjab franchise in IPL this year. There is absolutely no reason why the stylish batsman will not be in the list of MVP contenders of IPL 2020. You watch him bat and you will just be mesmerised with the range of shots in his arsenal.
The 28-year-old will have a major role to play for his side this year and will have to lead from the front with the bat in hand. KL Rahul has a remarkable IPL record as he has so far scored 1977 runs at an average of 42 and at a strike rate of touching 140. Watch out for him this season as he will entertain everyone with his magical batting the entire season.