COVID-19 has stopped the entire world, from financial arrangements to sports activities, everything has stopped. And with the unspecified future of live sports, when all the players are locked in their homes, the most celebrated cricket series has already taken place. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) scheduled to organize the Indian Premier League (IPL) on the foreign lands of UAE, across three venues, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah. This year's IPL is the 13th edition of this cricket celebration. And it has begun from 19th September 2020. This yest, the board has taken some incredible fresh lads who are roaring to make their own way. And here is a look at the fresh talents to take part in the IPL 2020.

1. Yashasvi Jaiswal:


This 18-year-old sensation was bought for a remarkable amount of Rs 2.4 crore, last year at the IPL auction, securing a place in Rajasthan Royals. Yashasvi Jaiswal was in talks after he acquired 400 runs in 6 matches at an average of 133 in the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup, he also became Man of the Tournament in the same event. He is the youngest cricketer in the world to knock a List A double century in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. This extraordinary left-hander with dynamic ball-hitting skills might just be one of the most valuable players that the Rajasthan Royals need in their pursuit of victory.

2. Ravi Bishnoi:

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Ravi Bishnoi has been playing for Kings XI Punjab and they didn't mind paying Rs 2 crore for Ravi at the IPL auction in December 2019. This happened because Ravi Bishnoi has tremendously led the way to the finals of the U-19 World Cup last year. Ravi picked up 17 wickets from six matches in the world cup. Ravi has said in an IANS interview that he is trying to learn from his idol Anil Kumble, the head coach at Kings XI Punjab. And this leg-spinner is now contributing to Kings XI Punjab as a debutant.

3. Alex Carey:

Alex Carey is showing his talent with Delhi Capitals. Alex Carey is a wicket-keeper and a batsman. He was bought for Rs 2.4 crore in the IPL Auction. And now, he will be sharing the dressing room with the affections of Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, and Pant. Alex has been a compatible run-getter in the Big Bash League of Australia. Last year, he had a great record in the world cup where he scored 375 in 10 matches. Alex Carey can be one of the most significant players for Delhi Capitals.

4. Ruturaj Gaikwad:

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Ruturaj recently became the talk of the town for the cricket fans after he tested positive for COVID 19 while being a member of Chennai Super Kings. This 23-year-old was praised as a ‘sharp cricket mind’ by M.S. Dhoni himself. Ruturaj has been a treasure for his previous state cricket team of Maharashtra. In the List A cricket, he has maintained a promising record, and thus, the boy was bought for Rs. 20 lakhs by the CSK at the IPL auction. He holds a good record of 54 matches that he has played, scoring 2499 runs, at an average of 49, and the highest score of 187. Ruturaj averages almost 34 in the T20s and he can be a gem for CSK.

5. Ali Khan:


Kolkata Knight Riders are the two-time champions in the IPL and Ali khan will be playing for them. This 29-year-old right-arm fast bowler will be the first player from the United States of America to play in the IPL. And he will be employed as a replacement for English pacer Harry Gurney. He was recognized after his successful campaign at the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), where his team won 12 matches to seal the crown. He picked 8 wickets in CPL matches at an economy rate of 7.43, and he can be beneficial for KKR in IPL 2020.

6. Sheldon Cottrell:

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Sheldon Cottrell will be the fresh face of the Kings XI Punjab. This Jamaican lad has been an integral part of the West Indies's Limited-Overs Setup from the last few years. The-30-year old was bought for 8.50 crores in the IPL auction. He has impressed a lot of analysts when it comes to short formats. But, in the recent Caribbean Premier League, he just managed 5 wickets in 7 matches. One benefit that Cottrell and his mates have are the match practices that the players have had ahead of the IPL.



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