IPL 2023: 5 youngsters to watch out for
Certain young cricketers have proven their mettle in the T20 circuit and could set the IPL 2023 ablaze with their performances.
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The 16th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is all set to kick-start on March 31. The tournament opener will witness the defending champions Gujarat Titans clash against Chennai Super Kings at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
Many prominent figures of the international arena will feature in the marquee tournament. Apart from the renowned names, many young players will also take part in the high-profile competition. These cricketers have proven their mettle in the T20 circuit and could set the IPL 2023 ablaze with their performances.
Here we look at five young players to watch out for in IPL 2023
5. Vidwath Kaverappa
Vidwath Kaverappa’s stocks have been on a meteoric rise from the time he broke into the Indian domestic circuit in March 2022. He has made the new ball talk and provided his side with early breakthroughs. Moreover, the 24-year-old has been impeccable at the other stages of the innings as well.
Kaverappa has featured in eight List-A matches for Karnataka and bagged 17 wickets at a superb average of 13.17. Talking about the T20 format, he has played eight matches and picked up 18 scalps an economy of 6.36. Punjab Kings liked what they saw in the right-arm pacer and included him in their IPL squad for the upcoming season.
In the recently concluded season of the Ranji Trophy, Kaverappa was quite magnificent and bagged 30 wickets in eight matches at an average of 20.43. He has been at the top of his game of late and could take the 16th IPL edition by storm with his bowling displays.