All-rounder players have importance in all formats of cricket and their importance increases further in T20 format. Every team gives more chances to players who are capable of contributing with both the ball and the bat. The same thing has been seen in IPL as well. IPL franchises spend huge sums of money in auctions for all-rounders and try to rope them in. Many legendary all-rounders have played in the history of this league, out of which legends like Jacques Kallis, Shane Watson, Albie Morkel are no longer a part of this league. At the same time, all-rounders like Dwayne Bravo, Andre Russell and Kieron Pollard and Jadeja are still playing in this league.
The second phase of IPL 2021 is to begin in the UAE from September 19 and this is the second consecutive year that the matches of this league will be played in the UAE. Last year, the entire season was held in the UAE and during that time the all-rounders of many teams performed well. In this article, we are going to mention 3 such players, who showed excellent all-round play in UAE last season.
3 all-rounders who performed well last season in UAE
#3 Rahul Teotia
IPL is a career-changing event every year for one player or the other and the same was proved for Rajasthan Royals all-rounder Rahul Teotia last season. Tewatia showed his all-round skills with the ball and bat to the fullest last season. Tewatia had also taken 255 runs with the bat and 10 wickets with the ball in 14 matches last season. Apart from this, he surprised everyone by hitting five sixes in Cottrell’s over in a match against Punjab Kings.