From Indian Premier League to the international circuit


02 May 2017

Which IPL cricketers made their mark in international cricket?

Indian Premier League has been an excellent breeding ground for young cricketers.

From ICC world number two all rounder Ravichandran Ashwin to India's youngest T20 debutant Rishabh Pant, all got a ticket to the national team because of their performances in IPL.

Let us have a look at some of these players who made it big in the international circuit.

Ravichandran Ashwin

India's number one all-rounder

India's number one all-rounder

Chennai boy Ravichandran Ashwin is probably IPL's greatest contribution to the Indian cricket.

Post his amazing performances for the Chennai Super Kings in 2009 IPL and 2010 Champions Trophy, he was selected for the Indian ODI team in 2010.

Since then he has become a regular in the national test, ODI and T20 team. His all-round performances have helped India in winning various matches.

Yuzvendra Chahal

First Indian to take a fifer in T20 international

Yuzvendra Chahal came to limelight when he helped Mumbai Indians lift the 2011 Champions Trophy T20 title.

He has been a part of Royal Challengers Bangalore since 2014 and has produced match winning performances.

Chahal got his Indian team call in 2016 and became the first Indian player to pick up a five-wicket haul in T20 internationals against England in February 2017.

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Adam Zampa

25-year old Australian spinner Adam Zampa took IPL 2016 by storm when he produced figures of 6/19 against Sunrisers Hyderabad. After that IPL, he became a regular in Australia's ODI and T20 teams.

Mustafizur Rahman

Bangladesh's pace sensation

Bangladesh's pace sensation

Mustafizur Rahman became the first overseas player to win the IPL's 'Emerging Player of the Tournament' award in 2016.

He got a berth in Bangladesh's national team after his IPL performance and since then has won various matches for his country.

Rahman was named ICC's Emerging Player of the Year in 2016, becoming the first player from Bangladesh to win the award.

Jasprit Bumrah

India's death over specialist

Jasprit Bumrah got an IPL contract even before making his first-class debut.

Bumrah got a place in the Indian cricket team in January 2016 and his ability to bowl yorkers in death overs has made him a household name.

He was MS Dhoni's first choice to open the bowling in 2016 World T20.

Rishabh Pant

Youngest player to debut in T20 for India

Youngest player to debut in T20 for India

The fastest centurion in the history of Ranji Trophy, Rishabh Pant, became the youngest player to debut for the Indian T20 team against England in 2017.

He was bought for a huge sum of Rs 1.9 crore by Delhi Daredevils in 2016.

In the third game of his debut IPL season, he became the second youngest player to score a half-century.

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