The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 auction is around the corner. With the IPL is set to sign a new contract with eight franchises for the next 10 years the 11th IPL auction will catch the imagination of cricket fans. Since most of the teams have retained either or two players they would have to buy more than 14 to 15 players to establish a strong team for the upcoming season. Alongside overseas and indigenous stars who played international cricket uncapped youngsters have also registered their names among the 1122 players in the auction. So. Here are 10 uncapped Indian youngsters to watch out for in the auction.
Hence Cricwizz.com has come up with 10 uncapped Indian youngsters to watch out for in IPL 2018 auction.
This 18-year-old Mumbaikar is currently busy in the ICC U-19 World Cup. He is leading the Indian team. The right-hand batsman in his very first match in the U-19 World Cup played a 94 runs innings to remind everyone about his talent. Before being flying in New Zealand as a captain of Indian U-19 team Shaw was busy in breaking the record in Ranji Trophy. The wounder boy of Indian cricket has amassed 961 runs in nine innings at an average of 56.52. His strike rate is also impressed cricket loving fans. No doubt, he will be one of the youngsters to watch out for.
This 22-year-old batsman has been in terrific form. Sanjay Ramaswamy has scored 775 runs in nine matches at an average of 64.58. This right-arm batsman has three centuries and two half-centuries. His ability to rattle the bowlers with his stroke play will make him a worth buy.
This 19-year-old Punjab batsman has been in terrific form. He has scored 753 runs in five matches at an astonishing average of 125.50. His has bagged three centuries and one half-century. He scored runs at an impressive strike-rate of 81.93. He will be another youngster to watch out for in IPL 2018 auction.
The 24-year-old Karnataka baseman will also be in the eye of IPL franchises. His Ranji Trophy form may help him to fetch an IPL deal. Samrath has scored 683 runs at an average of 56.08. He has scored three centuries and fifties.
This Himachal Pradesh boy is a gutsy right-handed batsman. He has played five matches so far and scored 581 runs at an astonishing average of 58.10. His strike-rate, which is very important in T20 cricket, is very impressive as he scored at a strike-rate of 84.94. Notwithstanding, he will be under the watchful eyes of IPL franchises.
This Vidarbha medium pacer will definitely be in the eyes of IPL franchises. In Ranji Trophy 2017/2018 season, Rajneesh Gurbani is in the second position with 39 wickets in six matches. His economy rate is 3 and his bowling average if 17. His ability to keep batsmen in check will be handy in T20 cricket.
This right-arm medium pacer has experience of playing in IPL. Being a Delhi Ranji Trophy player he played for Delhi Daredevils. This season he has taken 34 wickets in eight matches at an average of 22.73. Since he has experience of playing in IPL, the franchise may have picked him.
This Saurashtra left-arm pace bowler has taken 34 wickets in six matches. In those matches, he has picked up three fifers and one 10 wickets haul. He has a range of variations in his stoke. .So, he could get an IPL deal in 2018 season.
The Delhi spinner has been in good form. He has taken 32 wickets in seven matches. His wicket-taking ability to and keeping batsmen at bay will definitely add strength to an IPL franchise.
17-year-old Siddharth Desai has showed his variations and ability to take wickets at such a time. His left-arm spin bowling has the calibre to take wickets and keep batsmen in check. So, he could be a wounder boy in IPL 2018.