Tom Banton came out in the limelight in the 2019 domestic season. His flashy stroke-making capability at the top order of the Somerset help him to include in the T20 team of England and drew attention from several franchises from all over the world.
In the 2018 Under-19 World Cup, he captained the team England and showed his extreme expertise in Somerset the following summer. After doing some adjustments under the captaincy of Marcus Trescothick, he made 454 runs in Somerset’s winning one-day cup tournament with scores of 112, 59, and 69 respectively in the knockout matches, before scoring 549 runs in the Vitality Blast. His spectacular century in 52 balls against the team of Kent was the innings of the competition, and then at the end of the season, he got a call from team England.
At this point in time, Tom Blanton looks perfectly ready to play white-ball cricket and his performance in the 2019 T20 Blast showed how he improved as a player. It was not only his scoring runs but also the way he is manipulating the ground with extraordinary knocks that catch the eye. In late 2019, he included in the national team to tour New Zealand.
Keeping an eye on all the performances of this upcoming superstar of England, Kolkata Knight Riders has picked him for the 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL).
The cricketing journey of Yashasvi Jaiswal is really an inspiring story for many individuals. Coming from a normal background, he struggled a lot to touch the sky and achieve his dreams. The Mumbai based lad was in news for the first time when he entered into the U-19 Indian team to tour for Sri Lanka. If we analyze his performance then his junior cricket ranks, then in the last five years, he has hit 49 numbers of centuries and the number is only saying the skill set of this amazing player.
Because of his historic performance in the U-19 World Cup tournament in 2020, Yashasvi has made a great statement to every individual that he has really arrived to become a rising star in the cricketing world. In this upcoming season of IPL, being picked by Rajastan Royals, is another boost and he gets opportunities, he will be interested to make his talent count.
Devdutt Padikkal is a left-hand batsman, who is a blend of confidence and class. He got famous when he scored amazing 72 runs in 53 balls for team Ballari Tuskers in the 2017 Karnataka Premier League and after that stunning performance, he kept earning runs for the U-19 team of Karnataka, and in the 2018 Cooch Behar Trophy, he racked up 829 runs and ended the tournament as the fourth-highest run-getter.
Devdutt Padikkal has received the best batsman award from Karnataka State Cricket Association due to his outstanding performances and also drafted to the senior squad for the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Next, he was called up for the India U-19 team to tour Sri Lanka where he displayed some sparkling shows and confirmed his spot in the team. At the age of just 19, now he has got the IPL contract from Royal Challengers Banglore, and undoubtedly here also Devdutt will not miss the chance to prove himself.