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IPL Legends Suresh Raina and Chris Gayle Debate All-Time Greats in the Tournament’s History

Legends of the IPL On ‘Legends Lounge,’ Suresh Raina, Chris Gayle, Robin Uthappa, Anil Kumble, Parthiv Patel, and Scott Styris debate the best players in IPL history.

Who are the best Indian Premier League players of all time? This is an argument that will rage season after season. Nonetheless, some of the league’s best players gathered on TATA IPL ‘All-Time GOATs,’ a new episode of ‘Legends Lounge’ accessible on JioCinema, to examine all those who have had the greatest effect.

Chris Gayle, Suresh Raina, Parthiv Patel, Robin Uthappa, Anil Kumble, and Scott Styris were on the panel.

Gayle, the West Indies’ flamboyant left-hander, was a consensus pick for the best foreign batsman. Universe Boss, as he’s called, threw down the gauntlet to anybody who disagreed. “Come on, it’s obviously me. “If anybody objects, set down two boxing gloves and I’ll punch it out!” he added. Later, the committee mentioned AB de Villiers and David Warner as possible challengers to Gayle’s selection.

Mr. IPL Suresh Raina was acclaimed as the finest Indian batsman in IPL history by Anil Kumble and the panel. Scott Styris added on that point, telling Raina, “Your match-winning abilities and the way you’ve led CSK, I think it’s a fairly obvious conclusion.”

The panel highlighted a few other Indian batters who may compete for that spot, with Uthappa mentioning Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni, and Parthiv praising Shikhar Dhawan’s steadiness. Raina, on the other hand, was the final winner.

The panel then listed Sunil Narine and Rashid Khan as two international players who may be regarded the best bowlers in tournament history, but everyone felt that Lasith Malinga’s effect on his club and the league was unparalleled.

There were several contenders for the title of best Indian bowler, including Zaheer Khan, Harbhajan Singh, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Amit Mishra, Piyush Chawla, and Yuzvendra Chahal.

Chris Gayle put the debate to rest by detailing the difficulty of playing Jasprit Bumrah, who was chosen by the panel for the position. “Indeed, bumrah. I’m not going to go with an off-spinner like Bhajji or Ashwin, but I’m going with Bumrah. You can’t seem to catch him. His slow ball is difficult to play, and his variants are really unusual. Bumrah is my choice.”