After a successful IPL in the UAE. BCCI has planned to conduct IPL in India which may start early in April. The cash-rich league seems a perfect platform for the upcoming cricketers to impress the selectors. IPL also pays huge salaries to players which attract international players from different countries. Hardik Pandya, Mohammed Siraj or even T Natarajan all have made their fortune from IPL and made to Team India.
Let’s take a look at some new names that can make headlines
The Kerala batsman has been rising through the ranks in Kerala. He is one of the finds of India’s domestic cricket. In Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy (SMAT), Azharuddeen played a sensational inning of 137 off just 54 balls against Mumbai. This innings has fascinated IPL franchises and he is certainly on the list for many.
Manimaran Siddharth, a specialist left-arm spinner was signed by Kolkata Knight Riders after his brilliant performance in the SMAT. Scalping 12 wickets in five matches. However, he never made to the playing XI for KKR. The Kolkata Franchise eventually released him after IPL 2020.
An all-rounder can always help the team to balance the squad. Bowling crucial overs and batting at stages when your batters fail. The all-rounder is pretty handy as they provide stability to the team. Kartik Kakade has worked on his bowling and batting skills and his hard work paid off when he scored 53 off just 41 balls against Punjab for Baroda in the semi-final. Kakade also pocketed five wickets.