IPL players may shine to lead team India in future.
India has a bright future in sports with much talented players have dominating records in Cricket. IPL drives much talent during itsi seasonal event every year. This time it an bigger Challenges for players in IPL to prove their strengths.
Here is the introduction of the Indian Premier League (IPL). This T20 franchise-based league revolutionized the game within no time. 11 years on and now it has become the biggest cricketing festival in the entire world. It has helped in grooming youngsters as they get an opportunity to share and play alongside some greats of the game.
It’s bringing forward the leading skills of the players as well. Pertinently, India could surely get a few of its future captains from IPL. In this article, we look at three of the strong contenders who could lead Men in Blue in the coming days.
1. Prithvi Shaw.
Prithvi is one of the promising youngsters who is seen as the future star of Indian cricket. The Mumbai-born cricketer has been hitting the headlines consistently for his special batting performances. Last year, he piloted India U-19 team to World Cup victory, with not only his batting brilliance but by his superb captaincy as well.
The 19-year-old recently debuted for India in the three-match Test series against Windies. He displayed his flamboyance in the very first match, scoring a fiery ton to become youngest Indian to make a century on debut. Shaw plays for Delhi Capitals in IPL and owns some formidable numbers there also. Owing to his success rate and leadership skills, he could for sure captain team India in the future.
2. Shreyas Iyer.
Another special name in the domestic cricket, Shreyas Iyer, surely is a strong candidate who can lead Indian team in coming days. The right-handed batsman is already captaining Mumbai in domestic arena while he was named as Delhi Capitals skipper for the upcoming IPL season as well.
The 21-year-old has been the backbone of Delhi franchise since a couple of years. He makes sure to score on a consistent basis and get his team on top. During last season, the Mumbai-based cricketer was one of the highest run-getters for Capitals, making 411 runs in the 11 matches. He also captained the side for some matches.
3. Ishan Kishan.
Kishan having made his mark in IPL with his batting and skillful wicket-keeeping, has been in fine touch for his domestic team, Jharkhand, both with this performances as player as well as captain. He is known for his fearless approach and going after bowlers quite calmly.
Kishan is one of the strongest parts of Mumbai Indians squad in IPL as well. He has played some fine knocks for them under pressure and would be looking to make most of the upcoming edition as well. Meanwhile, as he has shared good success while leading Jharkhand and done well enough in the IPL, so India might be seeing a future skipper in him.
4. Rishabh Pant.
At19, Rishabh Pant has gone through all the highs and lows of a cricketing career. A promising talent from Delhi, Pant came into reckoning after his exploits for India Under-19 in the 2016 World Cup. A dashing left-handed wicket-keeper batsman, he lit up the tournament with a blitzing 24-ball 75, the fastest half-century of the tournament, against Nepal and followed it up with a century against Namibia. India lost the title round – but came back with several positives – nothing bigger than the emergence of Pant.