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3 captains to watch out for in the upcoming IPL 2019

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Every captain will have to motivate his team if they want to lift the trophy this season.
Every captain will have to motivate his team if they want to lift the trophy this season.

IPL 2019 is going to get underway shortly in March. It's finally decided that IPL is going to be held in India, amid all the speculation regarding the decision to host it outside, either in UAE or South Africa.

This season is going to see the 8 teams with a fresh look, trying to win the Indian Premier League. The captains are again going to play an important part in the success of any franchise. Many franchise haven't yet decided on the captaincy role while some franchise have clear visions of who their leaders are.

The World Cup is definitely going to play some part in this season's IPL, as many players will leave the tournament early due to their international commitments. Some franchise who haven't decided on the captaincy decisions will have to analyse the squad to make sure they don't face a situation where they have to replace the captain in the middle of the tournament.

The captains are going to be the leaders on the field who will have to contribute in the success of the teams and will have to look to provide motivation to the squad. Here, we will look forward to 3 captains who will have the most pressure on themselves in the upcoming IPL season.


#1 Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli will look to lead RCB to their 1st IPL title.
Virat Kohli will look to lead RCB to their 1st IPL title.

Virat Kohli is simply the most recognized face in today's cricket world. As a result, he gets heavily critcized for every mistake or blunder he makes in his game.

He has won almost everything in his career but one trophy that he hasn't still won is the IPL trophy. He had always been criticized for the way his teams have played in this tournament. He will finally look to break that jinx in the IPL trophies section, and will try to win his first IPL title just months before leading his nation in the World Cup.

He has been the best player of his franchise for quite some time. He has been their highest run-scorer and has led them from the front over the years. But still somehow his side fails to go all the way in this tournament.

He will not only have to contribute with the bat but will also have to motivate his squad with his attacking mentality if he wants to finally win the IPL trophy this year.

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