They've got the look: top 10 IPL hotties

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With the domestic T20 cricket league in full swing, we asked our readers and anchors who they think are upping the mercury on field and off it. The top 10 lookers-performers who are a hit with the ladies emerged as Kevin Pietersen, Mitchell Johnson, Pat Cummins, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Mitchell Starc, Shikhar Dhawan, Dale Steyn, Shaun Marsh and Shane Watson. Leading the polls on social networking sites was blue-eyed boy, Virat Kohli, who is on a roll. “None other than Virat Kohli (is the hottest),” wrote our reader Neha Mishra on the HT City Facebook page, while another fan, Yukti Chauhan, shared, “Virat <3 always.” IPL TV presenter Archana Vijaya adds, “Yuvi is looking really hot in his red RCB shirt! It suits him. Shane Watson too.” She hopes the younger lot, too, gets its share of the limelight. “Sanju Samson is definitely one to look out for.” Kevin PietersenAge: 33Country: South Africa-born English cricketerIPL team: Delhi DaredevilsRole: Captain and &shy;batsmanSex appeal: 6ft 4inch frame, &shy;muscular built and rough style. Text by: Sahil Magoo

With the domestic T20 cricket league in full swing, we asked our readers and anchors who they think are upping the mercury on field and off it. The top 10 lookers-performers who are a hit with the ladies emerged as Kevin Pietersen, Mitchell Johnson, Pat Cummins, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Mitchell Starc, Shikhar Dhawan, Dale Steyn, Shaun Marsh and Shane Watson. Leading the polls on social networking sites was blue-eyed boy, Virat Kohli, who is on a roll. “None other than Virat Kohli (is the hottest),” wrote our reader Neha Mishra on the HT City Facebook page, while another fan, Yukti Chauhan, shared, “Virat <3 always.” IPL TV presenter Archana Vijaya adds, “Yuvi is looking really hot in his red RCB shirt! It suits him. Shane Watson too.” She hopes the younger lot, too, gets its share of the limelight. “Sanju Samson is definitely one to look out for.” Kevin PietersenAge: 33Country: South Africa-born English cricketerIPL team: Delhi DaredevilsRole: Captain and ­batsmanSex appeal: 6ft 4inch frame, ­muscular built and rough style. Text by: Sahil Magoo

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Shaun MarshAge: 30Country: AustraliaIPL team: Kings XI PunjabRole: BatsmanSex appeal: His &shy;good-boy image complete with a dimpled, soft smile while at play, and bad-boy notoreity off-field makes him a sexy contrast.

Shaun MarshAge: 30Country: AustraliaIPL team: Kings XI PunjabRole: BatsmanSex appeal: His ­good-boy image complete with a dimpled, soft smile while at play, and bad-boy notoreity off-field makes him a sexy contrast.

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Pat CumminsAge: 20Country: AustraliaIPL team: Kolkata Knight RidersRole: BowlerSex appeal: A charming, chiselled face to go with his Adonis-like looks and a great smile.

Pat CumminsAge: 20Country: AustraliaIPL team: Kolkata Knight RidersRole: BowlerSex appeal: A charming, chiselled face to go with his Adonis-like looks and a great smile.

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Mitchell JohnsonAge: 32Country: AustraliaIPL team: Kings XI PunjabRole: BowlerSex appeal: His horseshoe &shy;moustache and effortless play.

Mitchell JohnsonAge: 32Country: AustraliaIPL team: Kings XI PunjabRole: BowlerSex appeal: His horseshoe ­moustache and effortless play.

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Mitchell StarcAge: 24Country: AustraliaIPL team: Royal Challengers BangaloreRole: BowlerSex appeal: His gentle eyes and high-school captain looks make the fast bowler popular among women.

Mitchell StarcAge: 24Country: AustraliaIPL team: Royal Challengers BangaloreRole: BowlerSex appeal: His gentle eyes and high-school captain looks make the fast bowler popular among women.

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Dale SteynAge: 30Country: South AfricaIPL team: Sunrisers HyderabadRole: BowlerSex appeal: Light-eyed charm meets on-field aggression, and a tattoo on his left arm in the colours of the South African flag.

Dale SteynAge: 30Country: South AfricaIPL team: Sunrisers HyderabadRole: BowlerSex appeal: Light-eyed charm meets on-field aggression, and a tattoo on his left arm in the colours of the South African flag.

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Shane WatsonAge: 32Country: AustraliaIPL team: Rajasthan RoyalsRole: Captain and all-rounderSex appeal: His aggression reflects in his mischievous streak. A strong built and oodles of attitude add to his don’t-give-a-damn persona.

Shane WatsonAge: 32Country: AustraliaIPL team: Rajasthan RoyalsRole: Captain and all-rounderSex appeal: His aggression reflects in his mischievous streak. A strong built and oodles of attitude add to his don’t-give-a-damn persona.

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Shikhar DhawanAge: 28Country: IndiaIPL team: Sunrisers HyderabadRole: Captain and batsmanSex appeal: His raw, rustic appeal and trendsetting twirled &shy;moustache.

Shikhar DhawanAge: 28Country: IndiaIPL team: Sunrisers HyderabadRole: Captain and batsmanSex appeal: His raw, rustic appeal and trendsetting twirled ­moustache.

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Yuvraj SinghAge: 32Country: IndiaIPL team: Royal Challengers BangaloreRole: All-rounderSex appeal: The &shy;swashbuckling southpaw is a hot favourite for his &shy;comeback grit after &shy;cancer, and his attitude.

Yuvraj SinghAge: 32Country: IndiaIPL team: Royal Challengers BangaloreRole: All-rounderSex appeal: The ­swashbuckling southpaw is a hot favourite for his ­comeback grit after ­cancer, and his attitude.

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Virat KohliAge: 25Country: IndiaIPL team: Royal Challengers BangaloreRole: Captain and &shy;batsmanSex appeal: Style sense, hair experiments, tattoos, attitude and the red hot form that he is in.

Virat KohliAge: 25Country: IndiaIPL team: Royal Challengers BangaloreRole: Captain and ­batsmanSex appeal: Style sense, hair experiments, tattoos, attitude and the red hot form that he is in.

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