Brad Hogg excludes Virat Kohli and KL Rahul from his IPL XI list of the League Stage

By Bet Barter

November 5, 2020

Brad Hogg, the former Australian Chinaman, has named his IPL Best XI of the league stage. There are some attention-grabbing names on the list. What is more fascinating is the fact that Brad Hogg has excluded both KL Rahul and Virat Kohli from his playing XI. KL Rahul has been the Orange Cap holder for the majority of the IPL 2020, while Virat Kohli has scored nearly 450 runs in the competition so far.

IPL 2020 league stage has ended up being a smashing hit and full of exciting incidents. The eight IPL teams have fought hard in the tournament. Moreover, it won’t be incorrect to state that the ongoing IPL has been among the most fascinating versions with regards to the history of the tournament. The best four teams are now ready to challenge in the playoffs and battle for the championship.

As his opening pair, Hogg chose Shikhar Dhawan and KXIP’s opener Mayank Agarwal. Dhawan has scored 525 individually so far, and Mayank has 424 runs.

Hogg has chosen Mumbai Indians star Suryakumar Yadav at no.3. Yadav has been extraordinary for the defending champions. AB de Villers and Eoin Morgan have sealed the fourth and fifth positions.

The bowling department in Hogg’s list is as good as the batsmen

At number 6, Hardik Pandya is filling in the role of finisher. Hogg has selected Jofra Archer, Jasprit Bumrah, and Mohammed Shami for the pace attack. Rashid Khan, the Sunrisers Hyderabad star spinner, takes the spinner position alongside RCB’s Yuzvendra Chahal. The spin duo has picked up 39 wickets between them in IPL 2020 so far. On Friday, the duo will face against each other in the Eliminator between RCB and SRH.

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