8 Emerging Players Of 13th Edition of IPL
The 13 Edition of Indian Primer League has ended in the United Arab Emirates in BIO secure environment as the health Situation around the World remains uncertain. The eight teams are fighting for top 4 positions at the League Table. The Defending Champions Mumbai Indians currently hold the Top position at the IPL points table. The intensity of Cricket remains the same despite the matches being played Closed Doors. We have already witnessed two Super Overs along with some record-breaking performances from team & individuals to grace the Gentlemen game. Below is a List of a Emerging Players of IPL from each franchise who has Impressed Everyone with his Performances in this season of the tournament
1- Sunrisers Hyderabad: Priyam Garg (Batsman)
Priyam Garg is Playing his First IPL season, he was bought by the Sunrisers Hyderabad for INR 1.9 crores. The Promising Young Indian talent scored a match-winning knock against Chennai Super Kings of 51* with an astonishing Strike rate of 196.95. The 19-year-old held his nerve after being the culprit of running out Kane Williamson and took the team Total to 164 when his team was struggling at 69 for 4. In the 5 matches, he averages 35.5 including a maiden Half-century and a man of the match award to his name. The right-handed middle-order batsman will be eyeing a spot in the national team through his Stint at Sunrisers Hyderabad.
2- Kolkata Knight Riders: Shubman Gill (Opening Batsman)
Who isn’t Familiar with Shubman Gill? Gill was bought by Kolkata Knight Riders for INR 1.8 crore in the 2018 IPL Auction for his tremendous performances in the Under 19 World Cup and Domestic Tournaments. Playing his third season with the KKR Gill has scored 163 runs at an average of 40.75 including a half-century. The right-handed batsman is asked to open the innings for the franchise with Sunil Narine. His calm and composed innings of 70 runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad earned him his maiden MOM award of the season. Despite Decent performances, Cricket fraternity Expects a player of “Gill” potential to always challenge himself to achieve bigger targets, hence a must-have name in Emerging Players of IPL list.
3- Mumbai Indians: Rahul Chahar (Spinner)
It’s hard to make your name in the likes of Rohit Sharma, Keiron Pollard, Jasprit Bumrah but Chahar is lucky to be the part of playing XI of Defending Champions Mumbai Indians. Chahar IPL journey stared with Rising Pune Supergiant in 2017 but he only got a chance to showcase his skills in 3 matches Later he was bought by Mumbai Indians in 2018 IPL Auction for INR 1.9 Crore. The 21-year-old is a right-arm leg-break bowler who played 13 out 16 matches of Mumbai Indians in the last season of IPL while he has featured in all the matches Mumbai has played so far. Chahar played a vital role in making Mumbai Champions last year and this year he is ready to serve the team with his spinning options. Chahar isn’t afraid to bowl in Powerplay and tries to deceive the batman with his googlies as in the six matches of 2020 IPL Chahar has picked 7 wickets with an economy of just under 8. Rahul Desraj Chahar will look to capitalise on Spin Assisting Pitches in UAE to secure his place in the National Squad.
4- Kings XI Punjab: Ravi Bishnoi (Spinner)
KL Rahul and Mayank Agerwal have Covered the Batting department for Kings XI Punjab but Ravi Bishnoi who is just 20 years old could be India’s Next Spin Wizard, he entered the Emerging Players of IPL Arena with the Figures of 4-0-22-1 against Delhi Capitals. He was the leading wicket-taker of the Under 19 World Cup before he was bought by Kings XI Punjab for a Whopping Price of INR 2 Crore. Bishnoi will try to fill the boots of Ashwin and fortunately for him, he’ll work under Indian Legendary Spinner -Anil Kumble. In the 5 matches, he bagged 4 scalps with the best figures of 3/32 and an economy of under 8 suggests Improvement as he’ll gain experience. We are yet to see the best of Bishnoi because he will play a crucial role in the spin-friendly environment of UAE in dismantling the opposition with his deceptive varieties.
5- Delhi Capitals: Prithvi Shaw (Opening Batsman)
Former U-19 World Cup Winning Captain has already Impressed everyone with his capabilities and this year IPL season is no different. Delhi Capitals are currently placed at 2nd position and Shaw has played a Major Rule in Team’s Success. The 22-year-Old has piled up 179 Runs in 5 matches at an average of 35.80 Including two half-centuries. His ability to attack upfront at an impressive strike rate of almost 150 sets the tone for DC and allows the rest of the team to play freely. His Highest Score of this season (66) came against KKR in Sharjah but his innings of 64 against Chennai Super Kings earned him the Man of the Match Award. In the most recent outing, Shaw scored a 23 ball 42 against Kohli led RCB which took the game away from the opposition in the First half of the game. If Shaw continued to Score runs in the same manner Delhi might earn their Maiden IPL trophy.
6- Chennai Super Kings: Sam Curran (All-rounder)
Surprisingly Dhoni-led CSK has struggled to create an impact in this year’s IPL but a 22-year-old Samuel Matthew Curran never fails to leave his mark. Sam Curran is the only paceman & overseas player on this list. He was brought into IPL by Kings XI Punjab in 2019 at an enormous expense of INR 7.2 Crore where he became the youngest bowler to take a hattrick. Chennai Super won the Bidding battle for the speedster against Dehli Capitals for a handsome amount of INR 5.5 crore- making him the most Expensive English Player of the season. The Englishman can deliver with both Ball & Bat as in the 6 matches he took 7 wickets and scored 68 handy runs.
7- Royal Challengers Bangalore: Devdutt Padikkal (Opening Batsman)
Three Fifties in first 4 Matches of IPL career, Devdutt Padikkal has a dream debut to World’s biggest Cricket League. Padikkal is a product of Cricket System as he rose through Ranks. He was acquired for low amount as compared to the talent he possesses, RCB brought him into the squad for Just INR 20 lacs in 2019 Auction but benched him for the entire 2019 tournament. RCB who normally find themselves struggling at the league table currently holds the 4th rank and Devdutt Padikkal has played a vital part in the team’s success. RCB has won all the matches whenever Padikkal clicked with the bat. Devdutt has so far scored 178 runs at an average of 35.6 with a decent Strike rate of 131. The confidence of young sensation reflects in his stroke-making and if he continued to dominate in similar Fashion RCB have a great chance of Crossing the line this year.
8- Rajasthan Royals: Rahul Tewatia
6,6,6,6,0,6 this is what Rahul did to Sheldon Cottrell in the 19th Over of the Match while Chasing a mammoth total of 224 against Kings XI Punjab. After Initial Struggle of middling the ball, Tewatia managed to Shift the accelerating gear and pull off a miracle chase for his team. After his heroics against Punjab team he has earned a Status of Golden boy and every time he lands on the pitch there is a sense of something is going to happen. He is a Symbol of Hard work, Struggle, Dedication and Self believe. Tewatia IPL journey Started back in 2014 when Rajasthan Royals hired his services for a mere amount of 10 lacs, in 2017 he moved to Kings XI Punjab for 25 lacs and later he was bought for INR 3 Crore by Delhi capitals. He is traded back to RR for this season. Tewatia is bowling all-rounder who has scored 106 runs in 5 matches at an average of 26.5 including 11 Sixes. Tewatia has also picked wickets 4 Wickets in the process as well. We are big fan of Tweatia, hence, and this reason is alone good enough to include him in Emerging Players of IPL.
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