Youngsters to look forward to in IPL 2019Last updated on Jan 01, 2019, 06:32 pm
Over the last 11 seasons of the Indian Premier League (IPL), several youngsters have proved to be game changers.
2019 IPL auction, held last month, was a dream affair for youngsters.
Teams banked on fresh faces to bring solidity in their squads.
The 12th edition of the IPL promises to be an interesting one for young talents.
Here are youngsters to look forward to.
KKR's young guns could define the campaign
Kolkata Knight Riders banked heavily on youngsters in IPL 2018.
Players like Shubman Gill, Shivam Mavi and Prasidh Krishna gave a decent account of themselves.
This season will see the addition of Kamlesh Nagarkoti in the side.
With KKR expected to follow a rotation policy, the four youngsters could have a say.
Gill and Krishna in particular can set the IPL on fire.
Windies batsman Shimron Hetmyer can add value
West Indies batsman Shimron Hetmyer was acquired by Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs. 4.2 crore.
The 22-year-old set the CPL 2018 alive after finishing as the third highest run-scorer in the global T20 League.
The powerful Hetmyer has been a revelation for WI in recent times.
He is a bagful of talent. RCB, which needed a finisher for a while, have found their man.
KXIP's Curran can go the distance
Sam Curran is one of the most exciting young talents in world cricket, at the moment.
The left-handed pace bowler is a handy batsman and showed his brilliance in the Test series win against India, in 2018.
He has genuine pace and can clear the fences at ease.
The 20-year-old was bought by Kings XI Punjab for Rs. 7.20 crore.
Shivam Dube can define RCB's season
Shivam Dube was picked up by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a mammoth sum of Rs. 5 crore in the IPL 2019 Auction.
The 25-year-old has garnered a lot of attention with his skills recently.
RCB wanted a sturdy domestic all-rounder and now the acquisition of Dube could power them.
Dube is expected to do some grand things for RCB in IPL 2019.