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IPL 2018 : Wicket-keepers from each team 

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Chennai Super Kings v Royal Challengers Bangalore - IPL T20
IPL is set to begin from 7 April

There's hardly a month left for the world's most popular domestic T20 league to begin. This year's IPL is going to be a blockbuster as it marks the return of Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals after both of them served a ban of two years.

Wicket keepers are often under rated in the team but we all know they play a significant role in their team's success. A good wicket keeper is always the key of a successful team as they save runs for the team and contribute a lot with the bat.

Let's look onto the wicket-keepers of each and every team to watch out for.


#1 Mahendra Singh Dhoni - Chennai Super Kings

India v Bangladesh: Quarter Final - 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup
Captain cool is back in his den

The captain cool is again back with the Chennai Super Kings and he'll be up to take them to win the coveted title for the 3rd time. Dhoni has been undoubtedly the best wicket keeper in international cricket from a long time now.

He has the most number of stumping bys any wicket keeper in international cricket with 148 stumpings in 439 matches (till 2017). Dhoni's exceptional wicket keeping skills has always left the cricket fraternity amazed.

Dhoni is also known as the best player to finish off a game. Who can forget his winning six which made India champions of the 2011 ICC World Cup. In his ODI Career, he has played 318 matches and scored 9967 runs at a sensational average of 51.37.

The captain of CSK has played 159 IPL matches and scored 3561 runs at an impressive average of 37.88. Dhoni will be up to amaze the spectators with his wicket keeping skills and fiery sixes. He will also be up to bring happiness back to the Whistle Podu army after winning the title.

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