In the Maharashtra Premier League cricket tournament organized by Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA), the final match could not be played even on the reserve day due to continuous rain. But Ratnagiri Jets, who are at the top of the points table, won the title. In this tournament, many young players attracted everyone’s attention by performing brilliantly. Let us know about the same five players.
1. Arshin Kulkarni
Eagle Nashik Titans all-rounder Arshin Kulkarni is among the young players who have performed brilliantly in the MPL tournament. Arshin is the third highest run-scorer in the tournament. Arshin scored 195 runs at an average of 65 in just 3 matches he played. It also included a century. In addition, he also picked up six wickets as a medium pace bowler. He can be seen representing India in the U-19 World Cup next year.
2. Dhanraj Shinde
Dhanraj Shinde made his mark in this tournament as the finisher of Eagle Nashik Titans. He scored 162 runs in 5 matches while batting with the highest strike rate of 192 in this tournament. Given his batting style, there is a strong possibility that he will be seen playing for a team in the IPL next year.
3. Piyush Salvi
Puneri Bappa team’s young fast bowler Piyush Salvi has been praised by many former cricketers. He showed the way to the tent for 11 batsmen in this tournament with a good combination of pace and slower balls. Due to his brilliant bowling, many IPL teams have noticed him.
4. Manoj Yadav
Kolhapur Tuskers fast bowler Manoj Yadav was recognized as a death overs specialist. Nine wickets were collected in his name in the tournament. Interestingly, he took the only hat-trick in the tournament. He caught the eye with his excellent bowling in the final overs.
5. Kunal Thorat
Ratnagiri Jets spinner Kunal Thorat is known for his stingy bowling. He took wickets in every match. He took six wickets at an economy rate of less than seven runs. Also, he looked up to the mark with some amazing fielding.
(MPL 2023 Emerging Players Arshin Kulkarni Piyush Salvi Dhanraj Shinde)
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