10) Ishan Kishan
The keeper batter scored 241 runs in 10 games in 2021. His batting average and strike rate were 26.77 and 133.88, respectively. His 82 off 40 against SRH in his team’s final game of the tournament was absolutely sensational.
9) Shardul Thakur
Despite his flaws, Thakur has proved his worth time and again. His ability to pick the crucial wickets is superb. His tendency to make things happen out of nowhere is tailor-made for this format.
8) Yashasvi Jaiswal
Yashasvi Jaiswal is currently one of the youngest cricketers going around. However, his performances have been as good as an experienced star. Everyone saw a glimpse of his potential in the 14th season of the league.
7) Prithvi Shaw
Shaw is rated really highly among the cricket pundits. He has been regarded as the future of Indian cricket by several people. Despite his inconsistent run in the previous season, he proved his critics wrong in the latest season.
6) Harshal Patel
Words can’t describe Harshal Patel’s performance in the 14th edition of the league. There is a reason why he won the MVP award. He turned out to be the biggest match-winner of the season.
4) Arshdeep Singh
Arshdeep Singh was the surprise package of the tournament. Despite performing well in the previous season, his performance in the recently concluded season was even better. It didn’t seem like he was an uncapped bowler.
3) Devdutt Padikkal
Devdutt Padikkal is considered to be one of the most talented youngsters in India. His consistency has been praiseworthy. In barely two years, he became a key player for his franchise.
2) Rahul Tripathi
Rahul Tripathi’s talent was never in doubt. However, his previous few seasons were topsy-turvy, to say the least. It is IPL 2021 which saw him work on his consistency.
1. Venkatesh Iyer
The explosive opener scored 370 runs in 10 games in the previous season. His batting average and strike rate were 41.11 and 128.47, respectively. This includes 4 fifties as well.