The 11th season of IPL is at its peak stage and more than half of the matches are over. Consequently, it becomes easy to guess that which teams are the strongest contenders for the final trophy. As per the pre-planned schedule of this tournament, the final match between finalist teams will be played on 27 May 2018 in Wankhede Stadium Mumbai. As per the current performances, some teams can be considered as top contenders. Read the below article to know which teams team will probably be able to achieve this prestigious award and become IPL 2018 winner.
Part 1. Who Will Win – 2018 IPL Winner Prediction
1. CSK (Chennai Super Kings)
The team of Chennai Super Kings is known for its consistent performance and outstanding captaincy of MS Dhoni. He is also the most successful captain of Indian Cricket Team and utilising his complete talent to bring CSK at first position. From the beginning, CSK was criticized due to adding maximum senior players of higher age. Nevertheless, their performance is gradually improving out of all 8 teams. Out of total 11 matches, they have won 7 and currently standing at second position with 14 points. Actually, Dhoni is the backbone of whole team who single handily maintaining the performance of the whole team with his active wicket keeping and mature batting. At present, their net run rate is +0.370 which is a satisfactory number. On the other hand, the team of RCB which was expected to reach a significant level got eliminated with second lowest performance.
2. SRH (Sunrisers Hyderabad)
After the ban imposed on Deccan chargers due to fraud allegations, a whole new team came into existence as Sunrisers Hyderabad. The team officially got recognition in 2013 and won their first title in 2016. Since their entrance in IPL, the team started challenging big teams and gradually become the topmost contender of winning IPL in 2018 too. In this season, SRH only loses 2 matches out of 11 with the net run rate of +0.473 which is highest among all. With a significant score of 18 points, they are attaining a huge margin for securing their place in finalist contenders list. Under the captaincy of Kane Williamson and head coach Tom Moody, the whole team is performing really well. Along with Williamson, Bhuvnesh Kumar and Shikhar Dhawan are also the reliable names in this team who are performing really well.
3. KXIP (Kings XI Punjab)
The team of Kings XI Punjab is again in limelight because of the remarkable performance of their players. Especially, Christ Gayle surprised everyone with his outstanding batting skills. After the flop performance in last season, while playing with RCB, he was completely neglected. Nevertheless, the owner of KXIP Preity Zinta got him on his base price and he totally paid back with is one century and 2 half centuries. This team is currently playing under Ravichandran Ashwin’s captaincy and Brad Hodge is head coach. Right now, this team is in third position after winning 6 out of 11 matches. They have 12 pints with net run rate of -0.056 to compete for becoming the finalist. Despite some controversial dispute between team owner and batting coach, the team is really performing well and can also win the final title.
Part 2. Watch All 2018 IPL Matches on Snaptube
In India, everyone is crazy about IPL season 11 and eagerly waiting for the next winner. If you are also a diehard fan of cricket and want to watch all matches without missing even a single shot then Snaptube can be your best companion. Saptube allows the user to personalise the home page by placing your favourite sites in tiles. Just tap on it and video streaming site will open instantly. If you want to search the video content on the basis of different categories, just visit its Snaplist section. Here videos are categorised under titles like movies, shows, sports and news etc. All you need is to select the criteria to watch up to date videos instantly in multiple resolutions.
updated by Chief Editor on May 15, 2018