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PHOTOS: The sex symbols to grace IPL 6

Last updated on: April 2, 2013 20:10 IST

PHOTOS: The sex symbols to grace IPL 6

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The sixth edition of the Indian Premier League gets underway on Wednesday, with Kolkata Knight Riders taking on Delhi Daredevils at the Eden Gardens, in Kolkata.

- IPL 2013 schedule

The 53-day Twenty20 extravaganza will not only feature some of the finest players of the game, but also the hottest!

We bring you, in no particular order, a run-down on 20 of hottest men who will be present in the tournament.

Virat Kohli

The Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper started as the new kid on the block but soon turned into the iconic player for the team.

At 24, he is the heartthrob of the nation.

This dashing young man surely knows how to make heads turn.


Image: Virat Kohli
Photographs: Royal Challengers Bangalore
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Yuvraj Singh

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The prized possession of Pune Warriors is prince charming too.

Having battled tough times, his survival instincts make him the most desirable man.


Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com
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Mahendra Singh Dhoni

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Captain cool is now captain consistent!

Chennai Super Kings will be looking forward to yet another stellar year under Dhoni's captaincy. For now, though, we cannot get enough of his salt and pepper look.


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Kumar Sangakara

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Sunrisers Hyderabad seem to be a new name in the IPL, but their skipper is a seasoned campaigner.

Having made his voice heard regarding the anti-Sinhalese sentiments in Tamil Nadu, Sangakkara has proved that he is not just a pretty face.

No wonder he makes women go weak on their knees!



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Dale Steyn

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The South African is definitely worth a million dollars. We are not just talking about the bowling department which he leads hands down but also in the good looks' department.

His sweaty, spiky hair only adds to his charm.



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Brendon McCullum

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This Kiwi batsman is brutal and brash. He will wear the KKR jersey. The tattoos he sports go well with his blonde hair.



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Ryan ten Doeschate

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The lone big name of Dutch cricket. His name figures prominently in the KKR team's list not just for his amazing features but also his skills.



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Unmukt Chand

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This Delhi lad is the new kid in the block. His boyish charm kills!

Delhi Daredevils' dressing room surely gets a refreshing change.



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Shaun Tait

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This Aussie has his priorities clear. He just plays T20 cricket and has an eye for Indian women.

We are not complaining.



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Eoin Morgan

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His Irish lineage has raised a lot of expectations! But cute Eoin Morgan is already in our good books for admitting his love for Indian cuisine.



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Darren Sammy

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Playing in the IPL for the first time, Sammy will be a vital cog in the Sunrisers Hyderabad team.

His inclusion makes some sense. For the team to go far, much will depend on this West Indies ace.



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Glenn Maxwell

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This Australian should sizzle for Mumbai Indians. Bought for a massive $1,000,000, he is already proving his worth in the good looks department



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Kane Richardson

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He is excited about making his debut in the IPL and so are we!

Pune Warriors will be counting on him to spring a surprise or two.



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Shane Watson

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He is the angry, young Aussie. And need we say how much the bad boys of cricket are loved!

The Rajasthan Royals all-rounder, though, is looking to make his bat talk more this time.



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Albie Morkel

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This South African is strong in his cricket. Having proved his mettle for CSK, he feels the IPL has done a world of good to his game.

We in turn say his inclusion has done good for us too!



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Shikhar Dhawan

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This Delhi lad is dashing. We like his desi look. There will be a lot of ooos and aaahs when he comes down to bat for sure!



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Irfan Pathan

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The Delhi Daredevils's all-rounder has made a comeback with a bang. We would like to see more of him and IPL is just the platform.



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Zaheer Khan

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This hunk will spearhead the Royal Challengers Bangalore's pace attack. He also heads the good-looking bowlers' list.



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Brett Lee

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We cannot get enough of this Aussie. The love he has for India and Indians is mutual. Be it music or cricket, Kolkata Knight Riders's bowling mentor is just amazing.



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Luke Wright

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This hottie will turn out for Pune Warriors. This English cricketer is fit and raring to go.

He is resourceful not just as a bowler, but his smile could melt many a heart.



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