In less than two weeks from now, we all will be glued to our television screens as the world’s biggest T20 spectacle takes centre-stage. The Indian Premier League (IPL 2022) is known for delivering quality cricket year after year and the upcoming season isn’t going to be any different.
This excitement is not only around some of the biggest names of world cricket but also the promising youngsters who take the tournament by storm through their fearless performances every season.
Like every year, the 15th edition of the tournament will also see talented teenagers from across the globe sharing the dressing room with the well-established legends of the game and looking to make a mark for themselves.
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For these teenagers it would be the biggest opportunity of their professional careers and they wouldn’t want to let it slip away.
Here we look at five talented teenagers who could take the IPL 2022 by storm:Yash Dhull (Age: 19) View this post on Instagram
Yash Dhull, who guided India to 2022 U-19 World Cup, was bought by Delhi Capitals for Bought Rs 50 lakh. The right-handed batter was in terrific form in the first phase of Ranji Trophy. He scored a twin century on his first-class debut and then followed it up with a double hundred in his third match. Given his piping hot form, he is definitely one to look out for.Dewald Brevis (Age: 18) View this post on Instagram
The South African teenager is the youngest but the most expensive player on this list. Also known as ‘Baby AB’ due to his striking similarity with the RCB great AB de Villiers, Brevis was picked by Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians for Rs 3 crore. He came to the limelight through his heroics at the 2022 U19 World Cup which earned him the Player of the Tournament award. Despite his young age, he is expected to feature in Mumbai’s playing XI from the opening match itself. Do watch out for him.Raj Angad Bawa (Age: 19) View this post on Instagram
The fast-bowling all-rounders in India are a rare commodity and that’s why Punjab Kings had to part with a whopping Rs 2 crore to acquire Raj Bawa. He impressed with both bat and ball in the U-19 World Cup final and took home the player of the match trophy. He might have to wait a little longer for his turn but if given a chance he would look to make an impact.Rajvardhan Hangargekar (Age: 19) View this post on Instagram
The hard-hitting seam-bowling all-rounder has already begun his training under the watchful eyes of former India skipper MS Dhoni. With senior fast bowler Deepak Chahar expected to miss at least the first half of the season, the CSK management might be tempted to include Hangargekar in the playing XI. Apart from bowling inside the Powerplay, he can also use the long handle, if need be, which makes him a like-for-like replacement..Vicky Ostwal (Age: 19) View this post on Instagram
The left-arm bowling all-rounder was picked by Delhi Capitals for his base price of Rs 20 lakh. He was the leading wicket-taker for India at the 2022 Under-19 World Cup. He might not be a guaranteed starter for the Rishabh Pant-led side but he could come in handy in the second half once the pitches start to dry up.