5. Josh Inglis
He also has good hitting ability in the death. Inglis has a career strike rate of 153.70, which will undoubtedly pique the interest of some IPL franchises looking for a batter to float for a specific role depending on the match situation.
4. R Sai Kishore
Sai Kishore can do exactly what Ravindra Jadeja does for CSK. With a career economy of 5.46 in the T20s, he is extremely economical with the ball. He took 10 wickets in eight games with an economy rate of 6.06 in SMAT 2021.
3. Dominic Drakes
He bats left-handed and bowls left-handed medium-fast. He smashed 48 off 24 balls, including three fours and as many sixes, to lead St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots to their first CPL title. With 16 wickets in 11 games, he was one of the CPL’s top five wicket-takers.
2. Tanmay Agarwal
He scored 250 runs at a strike rate of 162.33 in the 2016-17 season and garnered 151 runs from five games in the 2017-2018 season with a strike rate of over 145. The 26-year-old is also one of the few players who has scored hundreds on both first-class and List A debuts.
1. Will Smeed
Will Smeed opens the batting and utilises the power-play restrictions to perfection. He plays the aggressor role flawlessly, allowing others to take their time on the crease. He has a diverse range of shots in his arsenal against both pace and spin.