The Indian Premier League (IPL) is a platform that has served as a launchpad for budding cricketers ever since it came into existence. But as time went on, the hard working players in the domestic circuit used this platform to nurture their skills and enter the Indian dressing room.
While some lucky people got the opportunity to donate to the Indian jersey, there are many who are still dreaming of posing with it at least once. Let’s look at the uncapped players who were the top performing batsmen with the bat last season, which was held in the UAE
Devdutt Padikkal – 473 runs
The Karnataka cricketer made a sensational debut for Royal Challengers Bangalore, scoring 473 runs in IPL 2020 and the record for the most runs scored by an uncapped player in an IPL season.
Nitish Rana – 352 runs
Kolkata Knight Riders star batsman Nitish Rana was in the lead last season as he scored 352 runs in 14 at an average of 25.14. In particular, he has scored more than 300 runs in the last four IPL seasons. So far, he has played 60 matches in the cash-rich league and scored 1437 runs at an average of 28.17. His strike rate is 135.56.
Rahul Tewatia – 255 runs
The Rajasthan Royals all-rounder made a positive impact with his match-winning performance, scoring 255 runs in 14 matches at a strike rate of 139.34 in the IPL 2020. As a result of this, Teotia recently received the first call to India. – 5 match T20I series against England in which India won 3–2. Although he did not get a chance to make an international debut, he is eager to start afresh in the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League.
Rahul Tripathi – 230 runs
Another KKR player on the list impressed not only fans but also the franchise’s co-owner, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who did not hesitate to cheer for Uncapped Batter in the league stage game. Rahul scored 231 runs in 11 matches at an average of 23, including a score of over 50. He hit a total of 10 sixes and 21 fours in the tournament.
Ruturaj Gaikwad – 204 runs
MS Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings had an extremely poor season in 2020 as they finished 7th in the points table and failed to qualify for the playoffs for the first time in IPL history. However, the franchise discovered a new talent in Ruturaj, who missed the initial stage of the tournament after testing positive for Kovid-19. Once recovered, he represented CSK in 6 matches and 204 runs more than captain MS Dhoni at a strike rate of 1204-1.