The upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League is all set to start in the UAE from September 19 and the countdown for the cash-rich league has already begun.
This time many franchises have bought some exciting overseas players in the auction. It will be very interesting to see if all of the players will be making their IPL debut and be successful in the league.
Here, check out the list of 4 overseas players who can make their IPL debut this year. Have a look:
4. Tom Banton – Kolkata Knight Riders:
Tom Banton has become a sensation because of his brilliant performances in the domestic circuit. He made his T20I debut for the England cricket team in November 2019.
Tom Banton has impressed everyone with his impeccable performances as keeper-batsman. His fierce batting performances have helped him land some exclusive deals with franchises across various T20 leagues including PSL, BBL.
Chances are that he might be making his IPL debut soon. He has been drafted by Kolkata Knight Riders for IPL 2020.
3. Sheldon Cottrell – Kings XI Punjab:
Sheldon Cottrell, who is known for producing magical deliveries upfront, has been bought by Kings XI Punjab for IPL 2020 for his ability to bowl at any stage of the game.
Sheldon is famous for his signature salute celebration after he picks up a wicket. His signature celebration style has made him a favorite of many. In the upcoming edition, KXIP skipper KL Rahul will be hoping to see Cottrell in top form.
2. Alex Carey – Delhi Capitals:
Alex Carey has emerged out to be one of the most reliable players after his heroics throughout World Cup 2019. During the tournament, he scored 375 runs at an average of 62.50.
He has been roped in by Delhi Capitals for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League. Fans and everyone in the franchise will hope that Alex recreates his magic in the IPL 2020 as well.
1. Josh Hazlewood – Chennai Super Kings:
One of the most underrated cricketers in the shortest format of the game, Josh Hazlewood has played only a few T20 games.
Hazzlewood has been roped in by Mumbai Indians for the upcoming edition of the IPL but he didn’t get to play a single game. Later in 2015, he pulled out of the league and is yet to make his debut in the competition. CSK managed to buy Josh Hazlewood for just INR 2 crores at the IPL Auction 2020.