Top 10 Young Indian Cricketers With Huge Potential in 2023
In India, cricket is a religion. Millions of young boys aspire to play cricket for India. The IPL has grown to be India's most popular sporting event. Every year, hundreds of uncapped players are given opportunities. Many match-winning players have started their careers in the IPL and are now playing for India. Here is the list of the top 10 young cricketers with huge potential.
Rishabh Pant rose through the ranks quickly to become India's first-choice wicketkeeper in all three formats. He is known for his upbeat and innovative batting style, and his power hitting has proven effective in both red-ball and white-ball cricket. Pant has 400 and a highest score of 159 in his first 30 test matches. He has also scored two centuries in domestic T20 cricket, and his maturity has earned him the captaincy of the Delhi Daredevils. Rishabh Pant has already been around for a while, but at the age of 24, he has a lot more to offer in 2022 and beyond.
Avesh Khan played for India's U-19 team in 2016. He has quickly risen through the ranks. Khan's true talent was revealed in IPL 2021. He moved quickly through the batsmen. Khan also has a good bouncer. In eight games, he took 14 wickets. When Khan beat Ishant Sharma and Umesh Yadav to the starting XI, speculations flew. But Khan's brilliance silenced all doubters. He has the potential to play for India in the near future. Khan will be a valuable member of the Indian team.
Washington Sundar is one of the game's most underappreciated young players. Sundar stole the show in his first Test against Australia at the Gabba in Brisbane. His crucial knocks in both innings aided India's historic series victory. Sundar maintained his strong play against England. In the fourth Test, he scored an unbeaten 96 to put England out of the game. Sundar would make an excellent number 5 in the test setup. His bowling ability adds to his motivation. Sundar's temperament is reflected in the fact that he is still only 21 years old.
Prithvi Shaw is a student. He was always a candidate for national selection. Shaw made waves in his first Test series against the West Indies. On his debut, he smashed 134. Shaw fell out of favour with the public due to his bad manners and temperament. But Shaw came back strong in the Vijay Hazare Trophy in 2021. He scored 827 runs in eight games to help Mumbai win the championship. Shaw maintained his strong form in the IPL 2021, scoring 308 runs in eight games. In the first over against KKR, he hit six boundaries on six balls. Shaw is an exceptional talent who will undoubtedly light up the international stage.
Shubman Gill was named "Man of the Series" in the 2018 U-19 World Cup. He was instrumental in India's U-19 World Cup victory. Gill scored 372 runs at a strike rate of 112 and an average of 124. He has a top score of 268 and an average of 60.18 in List A Test cricket. Gill's class was on display in Australia when he easily negated a strong Australian attack. His 91 in the final innings of the fourth Test helped India win comfortably. Gill is set to rule world cricket for the next ten years.
On November 28, 2018, he made his first-class debut for Karnataka in the Ranji Trophy 2018-19. In the player auction for the 2019 Indian Premier League, he was acquired by Royal Challengers Bangalore in December 2018. He was also named to the Karnataka squad for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy in 2021. Padikkal opened the batting for Karnataka in the domestic 50-overs tournament. His tournament scores were incredible, as he crossed 50 in every match, and his tournament scores were 52, 97, 152, 126 not out, 145 not out, and 101. Padikkal scored the most runs in the tournament, 673 in six matches.
He is an Indian cricketer who currently plays for Mumbai in domestic cricket and the Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League. He is best known for his performance as the Under-19 World Cup 2022's leading run-scorer. At the age of 20, he made his IPL debut for the Royals in 2020. He is still the youngest player in the Rajasthan Royals squad. Rahul Dravid, India's previous captain and former Test batsman, praised him highly. The Mumbaikar has the potential to be the next Indian cricket superstar.
Arshdeep Singh is a medium-fast left-arm bowler. He is an IPL player for the Punjab Kings. He was also a member of the 2019 Under-19 World Cup squad that won the tournament. Arshdeep has impressed everyone with his new ball speed and balance. He made his debut for India in July 2022 and has taken numerous wickets in the opening overs.
Ruturaj Gaikwad bats right-handed. Since 2019, he has been a member of the Chennai Super Kings in the IPL. Gaikwad has opened for CSK and has been a match-winner. He won the orange cap as well as the IPL in the 2021 season. He has been one of CSK's best opening batsmen. CSK retained him for six crore rupees in the 2022 IPL. Gaikwad made his debut for India in 2021 after a stellar performance in domestic cricket and the IPL. He is a very calm player. He is one of India's most promising young batters.
Mohammed Siraj is a fast right-arm bowler. He has been with RCB since 2018 and was signed for a fee of 7 crore rupees for the 2022 IPL. He previously played for Hyderabad before joining RCB. In 2017, Siraj made his debut for Team India. Siraj is known as a dangerous bowler who takes wickets early in the game. He has recently been one of India's best fast bowlers.