Who is the God of IPL (Indian Premier League)?

Who is the God of IPL

Cricket in India is almost a religion and millions of fans look up to their favourite stars with passion and dedication. Since its establishment in 2008, the Indian Premier League has enjoyed remarkable success. Beyond blending cricket with entertainment, it has served as a platform for launching numerous superstars.

Rohit Sharma’s remarkable achievements in T20 cricket as well as his domination in the Indian Premier League qualify him for the title of being the God of IPL.

Rohit Sharma is a part of teams that won the IPL title six times, (five times with Mumbai Indians and once with Deccan Chargers), Rohit jointly holds the record for the most number of titles won by a player in IPL history, along with MS Dhoni. He has made a significant impact on IPL cricket as both a player as well as a captain and has had a unique career.

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Why is Rohit Sharma the God of IPL?

Why is Rohit Sharma Considered the God of IPL

Who is the new God of IPL

Everywhere Rohit Sharma has gone in the Indian Premier League, success has followed. Rohit started his IPL career with Deccan Chargers and remained with the team until 2010. Although they finished at the bottom of the table in the first season of the Indian Premier League. Under the captaincy of Adam Gilchrist, they clinched the IPL title in 2009, becoming the second team, following the Rajasthan Royals, to achieve this feat. Rohit played a vital role in that season. He scored 362 runs and also picked up 11 wickets which included a hat-trick against Mumbai Indians of all sides.

In 2011, Mumbai acquired Rohit Sharma and was handed the captaincy in the middle of the 2013 IPL season when Ricky Ponting decided to step down. Since then, Rohit never had to look back and guided Mumbai Indians to five Indian Premier League titles since 2013 with the latest one arriving in IPL 2020.

The recently appointed Indian cricket captain across all formats has showcased his brilliant & exceptional cricketing sense during his IPL captaincy stint with Mumbai Indians. Rohit has not only guided his team to five titles but also holds the record for the second-highest win percentage of 55.08 as captain, only behind Chennai Super Kings’ MS Dhoni (58.84). He has played 158 IPL matches as captain and has won 87 of those.

Rohit Sharma

Besides his captaincy genius, Rohit Sharma is also an incredible batsman. He times his shots to perfection and has an effortless bat swing. Hailing from Mumbai, comparisons with the God of cricket Sachin Tendulkar are pretty common, and thus far, Rohit Sharma has lived up to the expectations. When Rohit is in form, his powerful batting performance is undoubtedly one of the best things in the world of cricket.

Rohit Sharma has maintained his consistency in scoring runs in the IPL (Indian Premier League), making him a reliable choice. Rohit Sharma is the fourth-highest run-getter in the history of IPL with 6,508 runs in 250 matches with 42 fifties and 2 hundreds.

Rohit Sharma has performed well in the 17th edition of the IPL season. In this IPL 2024 season, he is not the captain of Mumbai Indians anymore. Hardik Pandya has replaced Rohit as the captain of the Mumbai Indians for the upcoming season. 

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Rohit Sharma in the Indian Premier League over the years

Rohit Sharma

Who is the new God of IPL

Undoubtedly, Rohit Sharma is the new God of IPL.

Who is the God of IPL 2023?

MS Dhoni is the God of IPL 2023 for taking Chennai Super Kings to a record fifth IPL title. 

Who is the God of IPL 2020?

KL Rahul emerged as the God of IPL 2020 because of his tremendous batting prowess with Punjab Kings. He has scored 670 runs, securing the position of highest-run scorer, and won the Orange Cap. Rahul also scored a century and five fifties that season.

Who is the new God of cricket?

Rohit Sharma has emerged as the new God of cricket. He is a skilled opening batsman with several records in white-ball cricket. Rohit has also done immensely well in his relatively new Test career so far and has recently been appointed as the captain of India, replacing Virat Kohli in all three formats.

Who is the old God of IPL?

When talking about the old God of IPL, some of the best-renowned players come to mind. Suresh Raina was known as Mr. IPL for his consistent performances with the bat, Chris Gayle, David Warner, and AB De Villiers are three of the most successful overseas batsmen in IPL. MS Dhoni consistently adds excitement and intrigue to the IPL as a steadfast competitor, while Virat Kohli boasts numerous records in the tournament. Lasith Malinga is the highest wicket-taker in IPL history.

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