Five youngsters to watch in IPL 2021

Five youngsters to watch in IPL 2021

The start of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is less than 10 days away and the excitement is reaching its peak.

The basic purpose of a competition like the IPL is to give youngsters a chance to showcase their talent at the highest level which will help them once they represent their respective national teams in the future.

Therefore, we are bringing you a list of five young players who are likely to emerge as the next big thing after the IPL 2021.

Shubman Gill (Kolkata Knight Riders)

Shubman Gill is already a renowned name in Indian cricket. Despite representing India in seven Tests and three ODIs already, the right-hander is only 21-year-old.

Gill has played 41 matches in the IPL where he has managed to score 939 runs at an average of 33.53, which included seven half-centuries.

In T20 cricket, Gill has played 51 matches where he has 1,217 runs which included nine half-centuries.

Gill will be representing Kolkata Knight Riders in the upcoming campaign and the team management will be hoping to see an impressive performance from the right-hander.

Rahul Chahar (Mumbai Indians)

Mumbai Indians' Rahul Chahar is another famous name in Indian cricket. The 21-year-old has already represented the national team in three T20Is, which included two against England recently where he had a relatively good time with the ball in hand.

In the 20-over format, Chahar has a very impressive record despite being very young as he already has 67 wickets to

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Azeem Siddiqui
Passionate sports follower in the field of sports journalism for more than five years. Loves writing about cricket, football, and tennis.
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