1. Tim Southee
Tim Southee is an experienced and reputed bowler in the world of cricket. He is known for troubling the batters with his sheer pace, bounce and sharp swinging skills. He has showcased his quality leadership numerous times in the international arena.
Southee led the New Zealand national team in the absence of regular skipper Kane Williamson. He did a good job whenever he led the Kiwis. Not to forget, he is also a full-time skipper of the Kiwis in the longest format of the game.
Hence, the pacer will be a top contender to lead the Knight Riders in the absence of Shreyas Iyer. He has managed to pick up 45 wickets in 52 IPL games at an economy of 8.53.
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