Kyle Jamieson, Moeen Ali and Shahrukh Khan among players watch in IPL

Because of the impact of As a coronavirus pandemic was delayed die Edition 2020 not only until late in the year but also transported away from India, with die United Arab Emirates, die align the procedure.

There was still one constant. Mumbai Indians once again came out on above, it makes three titles in four years. The government champions will take a while again this time, but their rivals will hope some fresh faces can help another name secures die trophy.


Ahead of a new campaign, Stats Perform News makes use of Opta data too pick out six fascinating players who I hope to make a difference for their franchise in die coming weeks as well as capitalization on die Opportunity to impress with a Twenty20 world championship is imminent in India later in 2021.

Kyle Jamieson (Royal Challengers Bangalore)

Boom or bust? Bangalore paid a premium in a three-way Bidding war to get Jamieson who became the second-die most expensive player Bought at this year auction, sometime goes for 15 crores (about $ 2 million).

The Royal Challengers all went in Bets on the potential of a player whowhile still in die early stages of his international Career impressed in all formats for New Zealand. He had played just four T20 games for die Black Caps at the time – and has endured a tough one since then series against Australia on home Soil during which there was just one wicket on average of 175.

Jamieson was one of die Top performers for his land in Tests, picking up 36 wickets with an amazing average of 13:27 since his debut against India last year. There was eyecatching Domestic services in T20 trips – he claimed numbers of 6-7 for Canterbury.

The pressure will be on to live up to the high fee in his first taste of the IPL while it should help his cause that he can contribute with the bat down die Order too.

Dawid Malan (Punjab Kings)

The numbers don’t lie – Malan’s average is 50.15 in T20 action for England, scored his runs at a strikerate of 144.31 runs per 100 balls. His appearances have him on die Top set of the ICC batsman is easy to rank clear of closest rival Aaron Finch to the summit.

And yet, for all this die left-Hander has still reached there remains the strange doubter over its fit in England’s XI, especially as it has often done built Momentum through a inningsinstead of pressing the pedal floor immediately like so many of his international team-Mates.

Still, in the recent one series against India, Malan was the third highest scorer with 148 runs. This included 68 in the decider when he showed how he is more as capable of go on the attack of the off.

Despite the impressive numbers, Punjab Kings didn’t have any competition Secure Malan’s services at the auction. He now joins a franchise who must deal with A traffic jam when it comes to batsmen of the highest order, if one die Presence taken into account of captain KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal and Chris Gayle on the roster.

Moeen Ali (Chennai Super Kings)

The English all-rounder was one of 10 players published by Royal Challengers Bangalore, with featured in just six games in 2020 when the franchise suffered yet another disappointment campaign.

Considering his ball- conspicuous skills and die Ability to have an impact with It wasn’t surprising that he found one new home in die Auction. He is now a member of A Chennai Super Kings franchise that die Freshened things up up after it did not succeed die play-offs for the first time in their history.

Moeen managed 309 runs and claimed 10 wickets in 2020, publication of a economy rate of 7.1 runs Per over, but RCB got the most out of a player whose career IPL strikerate sits at 158.5 runs per 100 deliveries? The 33-year-old has distinguished itself up die Order in die English domestic T20 competition, capitalize on more regular opportunities with two hundred and thirteen half centuries.

It was perhaps surprising to see that it wasn’t being used in die last fivematch T20 series also of England, if you consider his off- -spin bowling would have added another dimension than die attack. In T20I games played in India, Moeen has one economy rate of 7.8 runs Per over – this is his best in every country, in that he played three or three more times.

Rahul Tewatia (Rajasthan Royals)

Tewatia had made 20 IPL appearances were made in the last five seasons combined before they became one regular in 2020 with die Royal, who secured the all-rounder via a trade with die Capitals of Delhi.

A left punch with his hand who also Bowls legspin, die 27-year-old had made his debut with the same team back in 2014 also also spent a season with Kings XI Punjab (now renamed in Punjab Kings) in 2017. Tewatia finally fit in with Rajasthan last year, including the use of 10 wickets in 14th matches while going at a respectable one economy rate of 7.08 runs Per over.

It was his batting Exploits, die raised his profile – and one innings in especially against Kings XI. Worked from 23 deliveries to 17 in a run he then continued to chased hit six of the next seven he faced over die Border. The breathtaking magic of The hitting comprised five peaks in a over off West Indian Paceman Sheldon Cottrell when he was his half team reach a target of 224

While picked in India’s T20 squad, too play against England, not Tewatia feature in the series. Be anyway ball conspicuous – he scored during a strikerate of 160.3 against pace in the last IPL, with a border strikerate of 19 percent – could lead to international opportunities in the future.

Shahrukh Khan (Punjab Kings)

To say, that die IPL auction was a life changing moment for Shahrukh is an understatement. The 25year-old batsman finally went to the big- Issuing Punjab Kings – who out- offer Delhi Capitals and Royal Challengers Bangalore – for over 50 times its base price, a hefty sum based on his big-Potential beat.

Shahrukh’s domestic Twenty20 record is overwhelming, however teams were interested in his exploits for Tamil Nadu in die Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, including 40 out just 19 balls in a quarter- -final against Himachal Pradesh.

Kings head coach Anil Kumble was from that new Sign during practice Sessions ahead of this year’s competition, even pile up a little extra pressure on die Shoulders of the right-hander, saying he saw similarities with Kieron Pollard.

If Shahrukh can translate his house results on die It will be IPL level help balance out a batting Line-up that was even missing die depth with KL Rahul as leading run-Scorer in 2020.

Abdul Samad (Sunrisers Hyderabad)

At 19, Samad a real view in White-ball become cricket just the fourth cricketer from Jammu and Kashmir after earn an IPL contract when choosing up from the Sunrisers in 2020.

A first IPL experience had no flashy numbers in terms of its overall performance, completion with 111 runs in 12th matches. A top, however score of 33 against The Delhi Capitals showed his talent, including 14 runs off three deliveries from South African Paceman Anrich Nortje.

The right-hander was done up with a strike rate of 170.76 for die Season, supported by a border strikerate of 21.5 percent.

Hyderabad tended to do their frontloads batting Line-up, although die absence of All-rounder Mitchell Marsh – the Australian pulled out of die 2021 season for personal reasons, with opener Jason Roy signed as a replacement – can Samad benefit if he receives that chance keep going in a medium order role.

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