When things were becoming tougher and tougher, IPL 2020 came as a saviour for millions of people across the globe. But what this IPL will be truly remembered for is, the greatness of young talents. The likes of Sanju Samson, Ishan Kishan, Rahul Tewatia, Washington Sundar, Devdutt Padikkal, Shivam Mavi, Navdeep Saini, Prithvi Shaw, Shubhman Gill and many more have showed the World why India is considered as the leader of this game.
The Young talent have showcased their strong temperament, unmatchable skill set and desire to contribute for the team. In each game, a new superhero is born. While people were waiting to see Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah back on field, no one did imagine that these young guns will steal the show. The epic knocks played by this youngsters, reflects the future India which has started to walk on the path to attain the dominance.
The tournament is known for giving opportunity to young talents, but this time it is the other way round. The youngsters have taken responsibility and played match winning innings for their team and continued the legacy of Indian Premier League. The world is witnessing the talent India is producing right now and the big credit should go to BCCI (Board Of Control For Cricket In India).
The ease with which they are sending the balls out of the park or their level of fitness, this proves how they are completely dedicated towards their game. A young indian player is taking on the mighty West Indian fast bowler and hitting him for 5 sixes, this is something that can only be witnessed in dreams but Rahul Tewatia made it possible. Or Ishan Kishan’s never give up attitude, along with Pollard the young wicketkeeper batsman took his team almost to the finish line. Playing his first game and this exceptional knock, in the crunch moments when the team needed him the most he stood tall.
A star studded team like RCB with Virat Kohli, Ab de Villiers, Aaron Finch in their lineup, no one could ever imagine a young Devdutt Padikkal could steal the show. The temperament of Devdutt Padikkal has impressed every cricket fan. He is truly a big find for RCB.
MS Dhoni who has a strategy for his every opponent was left clueless when Sanju Samson’s desert storm landed in Sharjah. The cricketer’s clean hitting in both the games has been lauded by fans across the globe. Sanju has started knocking the selection door and it will be of no surprise, if in the coming months you see the wicketkeeper batsman in blue jersey.
The biggest take from this IPL is the performance of young indian players. The investments that has gone behind in all these years, are now giving maximum return. The confidence, self belief and skill that a young player develops when he shares his dressing room with the International Legends cannot be described in words. This is the biggest gift of IPL. With 3 World Cups (2 T20 World Cup, 1 ODI World Cup) being played in the next 3 years, the young players will be eyeing to cement their place in the national team.