Kapil Dev picks one teen who impressed him probably the most in IPL 2020.
Kapil lauded the fearless angle of that younger gun.
The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 concluded on November 10 in United Arab Emirates (UAE) with Mumbai Indians (MI) lifting the coveted trophy for the file fifth time. Undoubtedly, it was some of the aggressive and entertaining seasons within the historical past of the cash-rich league.
Identical to earlier editions, the thirteenth season additionally witnessed fairly a number of kids leaving an impression with some top-quality performances. To call a number of, the likes of Devdutt Padikkal, Rahul Tewatia, Varun Chakravarthy and T Natarajan had been some gamers who impressed everybody with their high-standard cricket.
Even former India captain Kapil Dev is pleased with the best way IPL 2020 produced the younger expertise. Not too long ago, the legendary cricketer named one teen who was in a position to seize his consideration with a power-packed efficiency.
Kapil picked Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) pacer, Natarajan, as his ‘Hero of the Match’ and lauded Natarajan’s means to bowl yorkers at constant foundation. The left-armer was really extraordinary with the ball for SRH, particularly within the dying overs.
“Natarajan was my hero of the IPL. The younger boy was fearless and bowled so many yorkers. The yorker is one of the best ball, not solely right this moment however even within the final 100 years,” stated Kapil as quoted by Hindustan Occasions.
Natarajan will get a maiden name within the nationwide aspect
Natarajan’s supreme high quality of bowling yorkers impressed Indian selectors too as they chose him in India’s T20I squad for the upcoming sequence towards Australia. Although the 29-year-old was first picked as a web bowler however when Chakravarthy bought injured, BCCI changed the Tamil Nadu spinner with Natarajan.
Throughout his stint with SRH for IPL 2020, Natarajan picked up 16 wickets in 16 video games. He performed an important position in serving to David Warner & Co attain the playoffs.
The left-arm seamer first got here within the limelight when he rocked the charts within the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) in 2017. After, which he was picked by Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) for Rs 3 crore within the auctions.
Nevertheless, Natarajan had a below-average outing as he solely managed to seize two wickets in 6 video games and was launched by the franchise. Then, he bought one other likelihood this yr after being roped in by SRH. Natarajan cashed in his alternatives and earned his maiden nationwide call-up.