IPL 2023: Best XI of the season

    These players ran riots for their respective teams in this season.

    Best IPL 2023 XI
    Shubman Gill, Ravindra Jadeja and Piyush Chawla.

    The 2023 Indian Premier League season came to an end with the Chennai Super Kings being crowned as the winners at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. They defeated the Gujarat Titans in a thrilling encounter, winning it by five-wickets, to seal their fifth Indian Premier League title. The franchise pulled off a complete team-effort this season, with several players standing tall for them.

    Similarly, the 2023 Indian Premier League saw the emergence of many youngsters, who showcased their talent to the world. They made a name for themselves this season, with their impactful performances, like Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Nehal Wadhera, Sai Sudharsan, etc. Sai Sudharsan missed out on a well-deserved century in the final, scoring 96 runs. Unfortunatley his team ended up on the losing side. While the youngsters performed brilliantly, it was the veterans who reinvented their game, to make a solid comeback.

    The likes of Ajinkya Rahane, Mohit Sharma, Piyush Chawla, Vijay Shankar impressed the fans and experts with their performance. Rahane won his first Indian Premier League title, playing a crucial role in the middle order for the Chennai Super Kings. The Indian Premier League witnessed several of such performers this season. Let’s take a look at the Best XI of the 2023 Indian Premier League (IPL).

    Openers: Shubman Gill and Yashasvi Jaiswal

    Shubman Gill
    Shubman Gill. (Image Credits: Twitter)

    The 2023 Indian Premier League batting charts were led by Gujarat Titans opener Shubman Gill who had a terrific season for the runners-up. He finished as the leading run-scorer, winning the Orange Cap in the tournament. In seventeen matches, Shubman Gill smashed 890 runs at an average of 59.33, and a strike rate of 157.80. The season witnessed three centuries from the right-handed batter and four fifties.

    Shubman Gill played a vital role in the Gujarat Titans’ campaign in the 2023 Indian Premier League. Another opener, who stole the show this season was Rajasthan Royals batter Yashasvi Jaiswal. He was the leading run-scorer for the franchise, and the fifth overall in the season. The opener scored 625 runs in fourteen matches, at an average of 48.08 and a strike rate of 163.61.

    Yashasvi Jaiswal slammed his maiden Indian Premier League century this season and also scored five half-centuries. He won the Emerging Player of the Tournament award, for his brilliant performance. The youngster’s batting talent impressed the fans as well as experts, who hailed him as “one for the future”.