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VOTE: Hottest cricketer in the IPL!

Last updated on: April 12, 2011 18:51 IST

VOTE: Hottest cricketer in the IPL!

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Who do you think is the hottest cricketer participating in the Indian Premier League? Take this poll and vote for your favourite!

The World Cup is hardly behind us and we're already well into IPL season.

We've compiled a list of the most appealing males on the green, who have women sighing over their every move!

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

It's only fitting that we start off with our World Cup-winning captain, who also happens to be head honcho of the Chennai Super Kings -- he's the toast of the hour!

Do you like the bald look? Let us know if it throws you for a six!

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Image: Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Photographs: Getty Images
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Dale Willem Steyn

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The South African spiky-haired bowler, 27, is signed up with the Deccan Chargers -- do you get a charge out of him?

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Image: Dale Willem Steyn
Photographs: Graham Crouch/Getty Images
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Manpreet Singh Gony

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Another player from the Deccan Chargers who could bowl you over is 27-year-old Manpreet Singh Gony. He's tall, tanned and wears a earring!

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Image: Manpreet Singh Gony
Photographs: Hamish Blair-IPL 2010/IPL via Getty Images
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Kevin Peter Pietersen

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With his bushy eyebrows, great build and sweet smile, this British batsman and occasional bowler from the Chargers, 29, is deemed quite a catch. Too bad he's taken!

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Image: Kevin Peter Pietersen
Photographs: Mark Kolbe-IPL 2010/IPL via Getty Images
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Jean-Paul Duminy

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Who says bald isn't beautiful? Just ask the gaga fans of this hot 26-year-old South African batsman who's starring with the Chargers!

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Image: Jean-Paul Duminy
Photographs: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images
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Michael Lumb

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The Deccan Chargers certainly have the lion's share of hunks! Add to the ever-increasing list all-rounder Englishman Lumb. With his sun-kissed hair and great smile, he's sure to charm the ladies!

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Image: Michael Lumb
Photographs: Clive Rose/Getty Images
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Kumar Sangakkara

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Rounding off the charge of the Chargers, we have former Sri Lankan skipper Sangakkara. Good-natured, well-spoken, good looking, a fantastic sportsman -- what more could one possibly want?

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Image: Kumar Sangakkara
Photographs: Michael Steele/Getty Images
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David Andrew Warner

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The butch Aussie batsman is only 24 and with the Delhi Daredevils. Do his broad shoulders and boyish appeal sit well with you?

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Image: David Andrew Warner
Photographs: Robert Cianflone-IPL 2010/IPL via Getty Images
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Irfan Pathan

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We have another Daredevil here! Pathan is 26 and while his career in recent years has seen a lot of ups and downs, the same can't be said of his popularity -- he's a hit!

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Image: Irfan Pathan
Photographs: Adnan Abidi/Reuters
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David Miller

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From the Kings XI Punjab we have this dynamic South African batting all-rounder. He's pretty easy on the eyes and oh, yeah, he's only 21!

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Image: David Miller
Photographs: Anesh Debiky/Gallo Images/Getty Images
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Sreesanth

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Let's hope his new team, Kochi Tuskers, gives this bowler a new start. He's had it a tad rough career-wise lately, but Sreesanth is undoubtedly among the hotties of the IPL!

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Image: Sreesanth
Photographs: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images
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Brendon McCullum

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Also in the Tuskers' corner is New Zealand wicketkeeper McCullum. At 29, he's a father of two, but the tattooed blonde dude has quite a fan following!

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Image: Brendon McCullum
Photographs: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images
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Brett Lee

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The golden boy of cricket, Aussie bowler Brett Lee is with the Kolkata Knight Riders and in all likelihood has the biggest personal female following in the game!

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Image: Brett Lee
Photographs: Hamish Blair/Getty Images
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Eoin Morgan

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If fresh-faced chocolate boys are your weak point, Irish Knight Rider batsman Morgan, 24, should be right up your alley!

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Image: Eoin Morgan
Photographs: Getty Images
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Ryan ten Doeschate

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KKR's Ryan ten Doeschate was born in South Africa, but plays the Netherlands due to his Dutch ancestry. This is his first IPL and by the looks of it (his looks!), nobody is going to complain about seeing too much of him!

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Image: Ryan ten Doeschate
Photographs: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images
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S L Malinga

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Moving to the Mumbai Indians, we have ace bowler Malinga, whose bleached-blonde curls, tattoos and piercings saw him dubbed the World Cup's sexiest player back in 2007. Think he should still hold the title?

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Image: S L Malinga
Photographs: Michael Steele/Getty Images
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Kieron Adrian Pollard

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Tall (really tall at 6'5"!), dark and handsome -- that's West Indies' allrounder Kieron Adrian Pollard, who'll also be proving his prowess for the Mumbai Indians this season.

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Image: Kieron Adrian Pollard
Photographs: Daniel Berehulak-IPL 2010/IPL via Getty Images
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Dwayne Bravo

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Pollard's fellow West Indian Dwayne Bravo is also set to bowl his best for the Mumbai Indians. And judging by his popularity, it looks like he already has!

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Image: Dwayne Bravo
Photographs: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Reuters
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Yuvraj Singh

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We now come to the Pune Warriors India and one of India's most eligible bachelors, Yuvraj Singh. After his spectacular World Cup performance, IPL fans are going ape over him!

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Image: Yuvraj Singh
Photographs: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images
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Mitchell Marsh

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They may be on the same team, but Yuvi can expect competition from Australian PWI teammate Mitchell Marsh when it comes to hotness quotients. At 19, he's very likely the youngest player in the series and the girls are sure to sigh at the very sight of him!

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Image: Mitchell Marsh
Photographs: Martin Hunter/Getty Images
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Graeme Smith

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The South African skipper is also with the Pune Warriors India for this season. While he's not conventionally good-looking, he's brawny and aggressive -- something a lot of women find attractive in a man!

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Image: Graeme Smith
Photographs: Lee Warren/Gallo Images/Getty Images
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Tim Paine

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Baby-faced Aussie batsman and wicketkeeper Tim Paine, 26, rounds off the good lookers from the Pune Warriors India.

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Image: Tim Paine
Photographs: Hamish Blair/Getty Images
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Shaun Tait

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The Australian bowler, who's been dubbed 'The Wild Thing' for his fiery playing style, is signed up with the Rajasthan Royals. Affable and handsome, Tait is definitely worth ogling at!

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Image: Shaun Tait
Photographs: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images
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Shane Watson

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Blonde hunk Shane Watson joins Aussie countryman Tait in the Rajasthan Royals squad. His brooding look and blonde locks certainly seem to charm the ladies!

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Image: Shane Watson
Photographs: Mark Kolbe-IPL 2010/IPL via Getty Images
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Ross Taylor

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Kiwi RR batsman Taylor, 27, is blessed with boyish good looks -- curly brunette hair and twinkling eyes. Is he your type?

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Image: Ross Taylor
Photographs: Michael Steele/Getty Images
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Virat Kohli

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The new kid on the block and batsman for the Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kohli is an Indian heartthrob at 22. We have one word for him -- dashing!

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Image: Virat Kohli
Photographs: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images
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Daniel Vettori

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The current captain of New Zealand, RCB's Vettori is one of few international sports personalities to wear glasses while playing and he's pretty good looking -- let's hear it for nerdy appeal!

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Image: Daniel Vettori
Photographs: Ritam Banerjee/Getty Images
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Zaheer Khan

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Also from the Challengers, we have fast bowler Khan -- it doesn't take long to fall under his spell, does it?

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Image: Zaheer Khan
Photographs: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images
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AB de Villiers

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And finally, we have RCB's South African stunner de Villiers. When he steps up to bat at the pitch, a lot of women get hot under the collar!

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Image: AB de Villiers
Photographs: Lee Warren / Gallo Images / Getty Images
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