Top 5 Young Indian Wicketkeepers To Watch Out in IPL 2024 For T20 World Cup

The latest IPL edition has another level of expectation, as it serves as a crucial test for young
Indian wicket-keepers who aspire to represent India in the much-anticipated wicket-keeper's ball
tournament. However, experienced names such as Rishabh Pant and KL Rahul competing hard
for the spotlight on upcoming players who want to show their skills. Here are five young
wicketkeepers who could steal the show in IPL 2024 and potentially book their tickets to the
global stage.

Check The Top 5 Young Indian Wicketkeepers:

1. Ishan Kishan (Mumbai Indians):

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The left-handed Ishan Kishan, aged 25 requires no introduction. His explosive batting and
acrobatic keeping have already created a ripple in the IPL as well as international cricket. His
2023 IPL season with Mumbai Indians, where he scored 516 runs with an impressive strike
rate. Kishan has lost some form, but he is eager to take back the ground that was taken away
from him. As he will be coached by Mahela Jayawardene in Mumbai Indians, expect him to
display his battle-ready batting performance as well as better wicket-keeping skills.

2. Jitesh Sharma (Punjab Kings):

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Jitesh Sharma, a 30-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman was one of the most fearless players in IPL
in 2023 by beating every opponent with his lower-order batting by Punjab Kings. His swift fifty-
plus innings and excellent catch-keeping were enough to get him a place in the national side. But
if he carries on the same way in IPL 2024, then some possibilities established order will be
changed, and that youngster would find him as a new inclusion to the World Cup squad interest.

3. Sanju Samson (Rajasthan Royals):

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The right-handed wicket-keeper-batter Sanju was born on 11 November 1994. The “Sanju
Samson Show” has been attracting people for years now. His impressive stroke-playing and
daring sixes also earn him a huge fan following. Samson although flashes brilliance from time to
time has not yet been able to establish himself in the national team. With a captaincy role in the IPL
2024 for the team Rajasthan Royals, this is an ideal time for him to prove his haters wrong. Do
not miss out on his flamboyant batting, low-key captaincy, and stylish gloves a comprehensive
portfolio that can lead him onto the World Cup pedestal.

4. Abishek Porel (Delhi Capitals):

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The 21-year Abhishek Porel, who hails from Bengal has been quietly causing ripples in domestic
cricket. His outstanding wicket-keeping abilities and his ability to bat lower down the order had
proved selectors’ attention. He may not be a brand name yet, but Porel’s selection of the Delhi
Capitals line-up is an indication of how much faith that franchise has put in him as such. A
stunning IPL campaign could see him vaulted into the national fold and included in the World
Cup plans.

5. Rishabh Pant (Delhi Capitals):

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Rishabh Pant, a 26-year-old left-handed batsman is not a pure wicketkeeper but his
glovework for Delhi Capitals has impressed many though. His main strength is his aggressive batting, which makes him a good option. Although Rishabh Pant had been out of professional cricket for over a year due to a car accident, still he might be the frontrunner for the wicketkeeper, consistently performing all-rounder roles in IPL can earn him a utility role in the World Cup squad forming a balanced and diverse batting lineup.

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