One of the most amazing things about Indian Premier League is that it gives a lot of exposure to young talents, Indian or overseas alike. Every year a player get IPL Emerging Player of the year award and for 2017, these 10 players are competing with each other.
Emerging Player award, a player must meet all four of the following criteria:
Be born after 1 April 1991;
Have played 5 or fewer Test matches / 10 or less ODI or T20 internationals for his country;
Have played in 25 or less IPL matches (as of the start of the season); and
Have not previously won the Emerging Player Award.
Winner or IPL Emerging Player Of The Year for 2017 will get a prize money of 10 Lakh Rs.
IPL Emerging Player Of The Year 2017 – Contenders
1. Kuldeep Yadav
Chinaman from Kolkata Knight Riders.
2. Rishabh Pant
One of the most promising Indian batsman who plays for Delhi Daredevils.
3. Ankit Rajpoot
Right Arm Medium Pacer from KKR.
4. Nitish Rana
One of the top contenders for IPL Emerging player of the year 2017 award. He proved to be a reliable batsman for Mumbai Indians.
5. Tymal Mills
Mills is one of the highest paid foreign players in IPL 2017. RCB bought him for 12 Crore Rs.
6. Shardul Thakur
One of the finest young Indian bowler in IPL 2017, playing for Pune.
7. Basil Thampi
Thampi is another top contender for this award. He is leading the pace attack of Gujarat Lions
8. Ishan Kishan
A fine young batsman of Gujarat Lions.
9. Mohammed Siraj
A top-class fast bowler who was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad.
10. Lockie Ferguson
New Zealand International cricketer who is one of their best fast bowlers with good bouncers in his arsenal.
These ten young Indian & overseas batsman and bowlers are top contenders to win IPL Emerging Player Of The Year 2017 award. We will keep you updated about this particular prize.