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3 Uncapped India Players Who Might Be In Contention For T20 World Cup

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Harshal Patel (Credit: IPL)

The Indian Premier League has often been considered a forerunner for selection into the Indian team. The T20 World Cup is just around the corner, and India has not won it since MS Dhoni lifted the trophy in the inaugural edition. The men in blue will certainly look to change this in the upcoming world cup. They will go into this tournament with their best possible squad.

Many uncapped players have come under the radar for this world cup. This is because of their brilliant performance in the IPL this year. The IPL has provided a brilliant platform for youngsters to showcase their talent. Whoever performs consistently might get an Indian call-up very soon.

Here we look at three players who might be in contention for a spot in the India squad for T20 World Cup:


1. Devdutt Padikkal

Uncapped XI of IPL 2020
Devdutt Padikkal (Credits: IPL)

Devdutt Padikkal has become a vital cog in the RCB lineup. The young opener has scored a truckload of runs in the last two seasons. He has performed consistently not only in domestic cricket but also against world-class bowlers in the IPL. He has an average of 44.2 in T20s and 34.8 in the IPL.

The Emerging Player of IPL 2021 – Padikkal has certainly made all the right noises ahead of the jam-packed international season. He will certainly be one of the players to be in contention for the Indian team for the World Cup.