Indian premium league was also known as IPL is one of the most popular T20 leagues among cricket lovers. Over the 14 years, this league has produced many talents to the cricket fraternity. This is a big stage for young raw talented cricketers to showcase their ability and gain huge experience from experienced cricketers.
The 14th edition of the Indian premium league is almost here to give you enjoyment. The journey of IPL is almost 14 years and now IPL is known as the festival of cricket in India which includes glamor and high-intensity cricket.
No doubt this is a big stage where you can see huge money, advertisement. Overall you can say this is the commercialization of cricket. IPL gives chances many new talents to play from big franchises with international cricketers. Here today, in this article we are going to discuss such 5 debutants to watch out for the Vivo IPL 2021.
So, let’s start with more details.
Here’s a look at the top 5 debutants of IPL 2021:
1.Shahrukh Khan (Punjab Kings)
Tamil Nadu all-rounder Shahrukh Khan is another debutant in this 14th Edition of IPL to watch out for. The young all-rounder is known for his bowling and hard-hitting ability. Recently in the auction, this talented batsman was included by Punjab Kings for a whopping sum of 5.25 crores which is the highest amount for any debutant in this season.
Recently he scored 40 at just 19 balls in the quarter-final game of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and kept his nerves even in a tense situation and win the game for Tamil Nadu. In the final game, he also scored 18 crucial runs at just seven delivers. No doubt he is a great talent and that’s the reason many franchises bided so high on him during the auction for IPL 2021.
2.Mohammed Azharuddeen (Royal Challengers Bangalore)
Mohammed Azharuddin is another debutant to watch out for in this season of IPL 2021. Mohammed belongs to a remote town of Kerala and is included by Royal Challengers Bangalore which is one of the most popular franchises of the tournament. RCB acquired him in the small auction at his base price of 20 lakhs.
Azharuddeen is known for his explosive batting. Recently he scored the second-fastest century in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy at just 37 delivers against Mumbai at Wankhede Stadium. He managed to score 137 runs with 9 fours and 11 big sixes.
He completed the Mushtaq Ali tournament with 214 runs from 5 innings and grab the attention of IPL franchises.
3.Lukman Meriwala (Delhi Capitals)
Lukman Meriwala belongs to Gujarat’s Sardar village. He is a very hard-working cricketer. His story can be an inspiration to many young guys. After multiple failures, the left-arm pacer Lukman managed to make a space in the domestic circuit. Then he performed well in the Baroda team. In Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2013-14 he was the leading wicket-taker. But came into the limelight after taking 15 wickets in the recent Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy and finished as the 2nd highest wicket-taker of the tournament. In this tournament, he bagged his best bowling figure against Chattisgarh which was 5/8. In the recent auction of IPL DC added him to their squad with his base price of 20 lakhs. So, as a debutant, he can be someone to watch out for in this season of IPL 2021.
4.Chetan Sakariya (Rajasthan Royals)
Chetan Sakariya is another young debutant to watch out for in this 14th season of Vivo IPL 2021. This 23-year-old left-arm fast bowler has enormous talent. He belongs to a lower-middle-class family and saw many lows at very teenage but because of his hard work and determination, he is now eligible to be selected in IPL by Rajasthan Royals. In 2020 he was joined the TCB as a net bowler. Recently he had an amazing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021, where he managed to finished sixth in the leading run-scorers, and with the ball, he managed to keep his economy 4.90. Rajasthan Royal included him in their squad during the auction after a huge bid of 1.2 crores.
5.Lalit Yadav (Delhi Capitals)
Lalit Yadav is another young and talented lower-order enforce who has the ability to hit big in end overs. He can be a game-changer for the Delhi Capitals. When it comes to the T20 career of this 24 years young guy, he played 35 games and has got 560 runs with an average of 37.33 and an amazing strike rate of 149.33.
Recently the concluded edition of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, he played an amazing quick cameo and made 52 valuable runs at just 25 balls and finished the tournament with 152 runs in 5 innings at an astounding strike rate of 197.40. Apart from batting, Yadav is a useful right-arm off-break bowler who has 27 T20 wickets at a very good economy of 6.86.
Recently Delhi Capitals included him in their squad at his base price of 20 lakhs. There is no certainty that you will see this talented player in every game in this season of IPL, however, he is certainly one of the players to keep an eye on.