Emerging Player Award Winner in VIVO IPL 2017
Question in detailThe emerging player award in IPL 2017 is about picking the one who best demonstrated throughout the tournament. However, to be eligible to claim the title, one must meet the following conditions:
Be born after 1 April 1991
Have played 5 or less Test matches/10 or less ODIs/T20s for ones country
Have appeared in 25 or less IPL matches
Also not have won with the award previously
Amongst the potential claimants of the title are Rishab Pant, Nitish Rana, Basil Thampi, Ishan Kishan and Kuldeep Yadav. Nitish Rana has played some truly wonderful knocks in the tournament helping his team comes out of the tight situations time and time again. Nitish has struck 321 runs in 11 innings at an average of 32.10 and a strike rate of 127.38. The young batsman takes the credit if Mumbai Indians are first to qualify for the playoffs. He's been in a superb form. 3 half-centuries to his name speak a lot about his class and hunger to score. So, Rana's chances to become the winner of emerging player award in IPL 10 cannot be negated.
Potentially the future of Indian cricket, Rishabh Pant is believed to replace MS Dhoni behind the wicket in the near future. A class batsman, Rishab has stunned everyone with his sizzling batting display. Averaging 25.55, the flamboyant batsman has scored 281 runs in 11 innings so far. Third on sixes count, Rishab has hit 20 sixes as well. The way he has batted makes him the potential contender of VIVO IPL emerging player.
Yet to be caped in the national side, Ishan Kishan is one of the batsmen with high prospects of winning the emerging player award in IPL 10. Just impressive, the 18-year old batsman has won millions heart with his skillful batting and commitment on the field.
Another young cricketer, Basil Thampi from Gujarat Lions caught quite the spectators' eye for his wonderful bowling figures. The right-arm medium pacer has bagged 10 wickets in 11 matches. Thampi has proved out to be one of the best finds as a bowler this year.
The left-arm spinner, Kuldeep Yadav has been instrumental to KKR's good run this IPL season. With 9 wickets in 10 matches, Kuldeep has grabbed the eyeball. It won't be a surprise if the chinaman spinner becomes VIVO IPL emerging player.
Who do you think will win the emerging player award in VIVO IPL 2017?