The eleventh edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was arguably the best edition which was eventually won by Chennai Super Kings (CSK) after thumping eight-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad.
The yellow brigade lifted the title for the third time in IPL history. With the victory, they have now joined Mumbai Indians (MI) as the most successful franchise in the competition. Riding on a sensational knock of 117 runs of just 57 deliveries by Shane Watson, CSK clinched another title under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
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Like most IPL’s in the past years, 2018 also turned out to be an impressive one for the rookie players.
Well, it was a great opportunity for the Indian youngsters to rub shoulders with top-notch players. There were several youngsters and uncapped Indian players who were quite brilliant for the majority of the tournament.
So. with the tournament done and dusted let us take a look at the best possible uncapped XI from the IPL 2018 tournament:
Suryakumar Yadav-Mumbai Indians:
Suryakumar Yadav was the most consistent batsman for Mumbai Indians (MI) at the top of the order. After being elevated as the opener, Suryakumar gained in confidence and started scoring runs quite consistently.
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Having an attacking mindset, he was quite magnificent and scored runs all around the wicket. He wasn’t given due opportunities in the middle order for the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Surya was more of a floater who would play not more than 15 deliveries.
However, his fortunes changed after he was given an opportunity by Mumbai-based outfit at the top of the order.
Despite not being able to take Mumbai to the playoffs, he finished as the eighth highest run scorer in the tournament. He ended with 512 runs in 41 matches at an average of 36.57 and an impressive strike rate of 133.33.
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