5 Debutants who can make an impact in IPL 11.

5 Debutants who can make an impact in IPL 11.

The foreign cricketers have been selected on the basis of their overall record in the shortest format whereas the domestic contenders on the back of their recent Twenty20 form, Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2017/18 being fresh off the fire T20 tournament to have taken place. A couple of immensely talented Under-19 World Cup sensations make it to the list as well, despite having not played competitive T20 cricket.

5. Evin Lewis

The thumb rule to find an IPL contract is to perform against India, which was followed perfectly by the 26-year-old, scoring two T20I hundreds against the Blues in Florida and Sabina Park. Mumbai Indians took the note and roped him in for ₹ 3.8 crores.

4. D'Arcy Short

D'Arcy Short is a batting all-rounder, a flashy left-handed opener, and a slow left-arm unorthodox bowler. The leading run-scorer in BBL this season has already drawn comparisons with David Warner, earning a call-up to Australia's T20I side who won the recently concluded Tri-series against New Zealand and England. Rajasthan Royals put their faith in the southpaw to perform in the Indian conditions by signing him for ₹ 4 crores.
3. Jofra Archer

Moreover, the 22-year-old has been the find of the season in this year's BBL, picking up 15 wickets in 11 games. Playing for Hobart Hurricanes, he grabbed his best figures of 3/15 against Strikers while clicking 145 km/h regularly, thereby stealing all the limelight. He was bagged by the Rajasthan Royals for a whopping ₹ 7.2 crores for his heroics with the ball
2. Jason Behrendorff

The 27-year-old plays for Perth Scorchers in the BBL and has been a significant part of their consecutive title wins in seasons 2 & 3. The left-arm bowler from New South Wales, Jason Behrendorff's strength is to swing the ball in powerplay and pick up early wickets.Mumbai Indians buy him for a bargain price of ₹ 1.5 crores.
1. Shubman Gill

The 'Man of the tournament' in recently concluded ICC U-19 World Cup, Shubman Gill was signed by Kolkata Knight Riders for ₹1.8 crores to join his WC-winning team-mates Shivam Mavi and Kamlesh Nagarkoti.
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