IPL unearths next generation of agile players, potential captains | News about cricket
In his first full season for Hyderabad, Umran Malik captured the world’s attention with his effortless 150kmph acceleration, also forcing the Indian selections’ attention while the young left-handed athlete Mohsin Khan impresses with its deadly combination of speed and precision for the new Lucknow franchise.
The competition cemented India’s emergence as a fast-paced bowling power with Mukesh Choudhary, Simarjeet Singh (also Chennai Super Kings), Yash Dayal (Gujarat Titans) and Kuldeep Sen (Rajasthan Royals) also help them to be present at the biggest tournament in the world T20.
Having young hitters also immediately shows that they belong to a higher level. They included Tilak Varma of the Mumbai Indians, who was praised by none other than his captain Rohit Sharma, who called nampaw the material of India.
Then there’s Jitesh Sharma, who has drawn praise from the great Virender Sehwag of India for his feat as a wicket hitter for the Punjab Kings. His team couldn’t make it to the playoffs again but he made the most of the opportunity.
Other less well-known players who may not be new to the IPL but have had a memorable season include Rahul Tripathi of Hyderabad, who unfortunately missed the call-up to India, and Abhishek Sharma, who was excellent opening score.
Hardik makes his case for future India captaincy
Before the IPL kicked off, there were serious question marks about the almighty star’s fitness but in the end, he not only marked most of the boxes with bats and balls, but also emerged as a shrewd leader. can lead India. Future.
Having not competed since India was eliminated early at the T20 World Cup last year, Hardik has silenced his critics after facing a lot of physical decline and unable to compete regularly.
He loves hitting the ball in 4th place, and when he needed to get his hands on it, he made important contributions, including a win in the IPL final.
Old people still have it
It has also been a memorable season for experienced Umesh Yadav, Wriddhiman Saha and Dinesh Karthik, who have returned to India once again after excelling as finishers for Royal Challengers Bangalore.
His team Kolkata Knight Riders may have been eliminated early, but Umesh made a splash in the early part of the tournament, delivering regular breakouts to his team in the power play.
He has never been appreciated in the T20 game but this season he has shown that he can very well thrive in the shortest form.
Playing for the victorious Gujarat team, Saha rediscovered herself with the bat as she opened with Shubman Gill.
Dropped from the Indian Test team, Saha had a point to prove and with his ability to play shots around the ground, he helped Gujarat to the championship on a number of occasions.
COVID has hit IPL again but BCCI ensures smooth operation
After the pandemic, it was the first IPL to be held in its entirety in India with the BCCI taking on a challenging mission to stage 74 games over two months, 14 more games than the final release after There are two new teams.
It has faced some hiccups as the Delhi Capitals reported multiple cases in their camps, forcing the board of directors to reschedule a few matches.
However, with the COVID situation under control in the country, there was never any threat to the league even after the Delhi trade outbreak.