Updated: 24 April 2022
IPL 2022: 5 Players Who Can Win The Emerging Player Of The Year Award. In the Indian Premier League, one set of players is always in the limelight, the youngsters. They play fearless cricket and take the team to new heights. To highlight and appreciate the efforts of the youngsters, the IPL governing council came up with an award in the year 2014. This was named as the “emerging player of the year award”. This award is given to the player who performs exceptionally well throughout the season. To qualify for the emerging player of the year award, some criteria need to be fulfilled.
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Criteria Need To Be Fulfilled For Emerging Player Award
He Should be born after 1 April 1995
He should have played less than 5 test
He should have played less than 20 ODI
He should have played less than 25 IPL matches.
One can win the emerging player award only once in his career.
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Let us have a look at the 5 players who can win the emerging player of the year award in IPL 2022:
Arshdeep Singh can be one of the top contenders to bag the emerging player of the year award in IPL 2022. In the last two seasons, he has been a prolific bowler for Punjab Kings. The young left-arm pace bowler has impressed one and all with his change of pace and lethal yorkers.
He is the lead bowler for PKBS and has often been given the new ball. Punjab even retained him ahead of IPL 2022 mega auction. Arshdeep Singh has picked 30 wickets in 23 IPL innings so far.
Mumbai Indians have been known as the team that acknowledges talent and gives opportunity. This year, one such investment is the current under-19 South African sensation Dewald Brevis. He was purchased by Mumbai for 3 crores this IPL season. Dewald Brevis was the leading run-scorer in the recently concluded under-19 world cup.
His exemplary batting skills have made the fans go crazy, and they have nicknamed as “Baby ABD”, as his batting resembles AB de Villiers. If given ample opportunity, he can be one of the contenders for the emerging player of the year award in IPL 2022.
Ravi Bishnoi was one of the key members of the Punjab Kings in the last two seasons. He has garnered a huge reputation among the cricket pundits as one of the best young leg-spin bowlers. Before the IPL 2022 mega auction, he was signed by Lucknow Supergiants during the pre-auction draft.
Ravi Bishnoi has picked 24 wickets in 23 IPL matches so far. He will surely be one of the top contenders to grab the emerging player of the year award in the IPL 2022.
Yash Dhull, the captain of the Under-19 Indian’s men team, has taken the cricket world by storm due to this performance in the recently concluded ICC Under-19 world cup 2022. In 4 innings, he scored 229 runs at an average of 76. His sensible batting skills were praised by cricket pundits.
Yash Dhull can play the role of an anchor batsman, and at the same time, he can even go all guns blazing. Delhi Capitals purchased him this IPL season. Yash Dhull will surely be one of the top contenders for the emerging player of the year award.
The 22-year-old youngster from New Zealand has grabbed the eyeballs of all cricket fans with his attacking batting skills. In a match against Bangladesh, he scored a quickfire 71 runs in just 29 balls. RCB managed to purchase him in the IPL 2022 mega auction for 80 lakhs.
Finn Allen can play the role of an aggressive opener for RCB. If given enough opportunity at the top, he will surely be one of the top contenders to win the emerging player of the year award in IPL 2022.