IPL 2018: Best uncapped batsmen this season
The Indian Premier League is a huge platform for youngsters to enjoy and express themselves. Many uncapped players, this season, have got plenty of game time and some of them have grabbed this opportunity well to impress the cricket fraternity. Can these players keep performing to their abilities? In this article we focus on the best batsmen amongst the uncapped players.
Nitish Rana has continued from where he left off last season. The 24-year-old southpaw has a bright future ahead of him. He has bagged 173 runs in seven matches for KKR, besides picking four wickets. Rana is a busy customer in the middle-order and has all the strokes in his book. With a decent season so far, he will look to do continue well.
Indian U-19 World Cup winning skipper Prithvi Shaw and star batsman Shubman Gill have shown their calibre. Shaw scored a whirlwind 62 runs against KKR recently and has 84-runs in total in two matches. He is definitely the one to look out for, given the manner he got the better of senior international pros. Gill displayed maturity during his knock against Delhi.
The Mumbai Indians player has tuned on the heat for his side. Asked to open for the franchise, he has contributed immensely and has created a bond with West Indian Evin Lewis. He has scored 274 runs so far for MI and has two half-centuries. The former KKR player has enjoyed a decent strike-rate and will look to make it count.