The introduction of 10 teams in IPL 2022 gave opportunity to more youngsters to prove their worth in the biggest t20 league. This season, we got to see some of the most promising youngsters who impressed in both batting and bowling department.
Here is our best possible playing XI of uncapped players of IPL 2022.
Abhishek Sharma – Abhishek sharma was the leading run-scorer for SRH this season. With the strike of 133, he made 426 runs including 2 fifties. His attacking mindset in powerplay was the biggest plus point of him.
Rajat Patidar – The hero of RCB in both of their playoffs matches. He was the reason RCB won a playoff match for the first time in 6 years. His 112 runs against LSG is one of the best ever knocks to have played by an uncapped player. Patidar scored 333 runs this season with stupendous average of 55 and strike rate of 152.
Rahul Tripathi – Rahul Tripathi has been an impressive uncapped Indian batter from past years. Even after performing consistently in every season, selectors didn’t show their interest in him. He scored 413 runs in IPL 2022 with an average of 37 and outstanding strike rate of 158.
Deepak Hooda – Hooda was probably LSG’s best batter impact wise. Had strike rate of 136, Hooda smashed 451 runs including 4 fifties. He played a crucial knock of 45 runs in eliminator however it came in losing cause.
Tilak Varma – It is hard to digest that 19-year-old youngster was the best batsman of 5 times IPL champions Mumbai Indians. He scored the most runs for Mumbai this season. He batted in tough situations few times but tackled the pressure so well. The best feature thing about Tilak was his spin playing ability. Perhaps he was the best spin player among uncapped players.
Jitesh Sharma – Wk batsman Jitesh Sharma is an another uncapped Indian who impressed everyone with his batting performance. He played some excellent cameos and fulfilled the role of a finished for Punjab Kings. He smashed 234 runs in IPL 2022 with a terrific strike rate of 163. His 30 runs off 15 balls & 38 runs off 18 balls cameos against Mumbai Indians & Rajasthan Royals were a treat to watch.
Shahbaz Ahmed – Left-handed spinner & handy batsman Shahbaz Ahmed did quite well for RCB this season. He scored 219 runs with the bat including few valuable knocks of 45, 41 & 32*. He also picked 4 wickets in the season. All the 4 wickets were big fishes in the form of Shubman Gill, Hardik Pandya, Ruturaj Gaikwad & Jonny Bairstow.
Umran Malik – The pace sensation bowler from Jammu & Kashmir, Umran Malik has been the best find this season. He tormented every batsmen this season with his fierce deliveries. He took wickets and remained economical too in few matches. Under the coaching of Dale Steyn, Malik has really been able to control his speed and executed it with perfection.
Arshdeep Singh – Left handed pacer from Punjab is another superb bowler who managed to show his potential not in this season but in previous seasons too. He proved to be very useful in death overs having the lowest economy in 16-20 overs this season. He tooks 10 wickets this season with an impressive economy of 7.70.
Moshin Khan – Fast bowler Mohsin bowler was the best bowler for his franchise playing in just his first IPL season. He didn’t only manage to have an economy of just 5.96 but also picked 14 wickets this season which is quite a spectacular stats.
Murugan Ashwin – Mumbai Indians’ leg spinner Murugan Ashwin made 9 batsmen his prey this season giving 7.5 runs per over. He has done well for Mumbai in spin department. However he couldn’t ball with his full potential. Mumbai Indians would really want more from him in next season.