Team India is going to face South Africa in a five-match T20 series just after the end of IPL 2022. With the T20 World Cup to be held in Australia this year, this series will become important for the Indian team to prepare keeping in mind the performance of the players. Some players who have performed well in IPL season 15 can get a chance in the series against South Africa. In this report, we are going to tell you about 5 such players.
Dinesh Karthik has expressed his desire to play for India again and his finishing touches for Royal Challengers Bangalore have raised hopes of a return to the India T20 squad once again. Whenever Bangalore have been in trouble during IPL 2022, Karthik has taken them out of trouble with his finishing prowess . Has scored 285 runs in 13 innings at an average of 57.00 and a high strike-rate of 192.56. Karthik can also be given a chance against South Africa.
Even though Mumbai Indians have had a poor performance this season, their team’s young find of this season , Tilak Verma has been a rising young player. Verma, who played for India in the 2020 Under-19 World Cup, came into the tournament for Hyderabad on the basis of his good performance in domestic cricket. The youngster made his Mumbai selection with a variety of striking shots and impressive batting, scoring 376 runs in 13 innings at an average of 37.60 and a strike-rate of 131.46. Already current Indian captain Rohit Sharma has spoken highly of him stating that Verma might excel across all formats .
Since entering the IPL in 2017, Rahul Tripathi has been consistently scoring runs in the tournament with his scintillating batting. For Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2022, Tripathi has scored 393 runs at an average of 39.30 and strike-rate of 161.72, including three half-centuries. Recently he played a brilliant innings of 76 runs in 44 balls against Mumbai Indians. Tripathi can also present his claim for the South Africa series. His ability to play good shots off the backfoot and his strength on the pull shot might encourage the selectors to include him in the world cup if he gets selected and manages to play well vs a strong South African attack in the forthcoming series .
Mohsin Khan, who plays for Lucknow Super Giants, has impressed the cricket audience with his economical bowling and his ability to dismiss batsmen, who have consistently picked up wickets for Lucknow Super Giants. Mohsin has taken 10 wickets in 8 matches at an average of 15.20 and an economy rate of 6.08, which the Indian selectors will be watching carefully. His ability to bowl tight at a good pace and his control over his lengths have amazed experts like Ian Bishop, Ravi Shastri and Simon Doull
Arshdeep Singh, playing for Punjab Kings, has taken ten wickets in 13 matches at an economy rate of 7.82. Arshdeep’s performance for the third consecutive season has also been amazing. His economy rate of 7.31 in death overs is the best among all bowlers this season. He is bowling brilliantly with yorkers in the death overs. Arshdeep can make a place in the team for the series against South Africa on the basis of his lethal bowling. He is reportedly high on selectors radar .