Youngest Players in the 8 Teams of India T20 League 2020

Indian T20 League has been promoting young talents since its initial year. It is the platform with T20 format where the younger ones can showcase their talent and rub their shoulders along with the best international cricketers. Along with the India T20 League fans, the older cricketers also boost the morale of these young cricketers constantly. 

To the excitement of cricket T20 leagues fans, some of these youngsters go on to represent India in the international level, courtesy of their marvellous performances in the league.  

Here is the list of the youngest players in each of the 8 teams playing for T20 fantasy cricket. Read on: 

Sam Curran  Team Chennai 

With match winning abilities, Sam Curran is just 21 years old. All-rounderCurran was roped in by Team Chennai for a handsome sum of ₹ 5.5 crore for T20 league 2020. 

Kamlesh Nagarkoti – Team Kolkata 

20 years old Nagarkoti has been in Team Kolkata squad since 2018. He is born on 28th December 1999. Nagarkoti is expected to play a huge role in the team’s pace bowling department. He is a bright prospect for Indian fast bowling for the future. 

Sandeep Lamichhane – Team Delhi 

Sandeep Lamichhane, from Nepal, is only 19 years old and has already played one season for Team Delhi with reasonable success. He is born on 2nd August 2000. This leg-spinner has experience of playing in numerous leagues all over the world. 

Abdul Samad – Team Hyderabad 

18 years old Abdul Samad was recently bought by Team Hyderabad. The right-handed batsman is a talented player and made his T20 debut during the 2018–19 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. He plays first class cricket for Jammu and Kashmir and is currently playing in the Ranji Trophy. 

Mujeeb Ur Rahman – Team Punjab 

Mujeeb Ur Rahman was 16 years old when he joined Team Punjab in 2018. Now he is 18 years old and is still the youngest player in the Punjab squad. Born on 28th March 2001, Punjab hopes Rahman will continue his magic this season too. 

Rahul Chahar – Team Mumbai 

This 20-year-old cricketer born on 4th August 1999 is an extremely talented leg-spinnerChahar was extremely effective for MI last season. He picked 13 wickets in 13 matches with an excellent economy rate of just 6.55. 

Akash Singh – Team Rajasthan 

The 17-year-old Akash Singh is the youngest player of the Team Rajasthan. He will be looking forward to learn a great deal from the seniors of his team. 

Devdutt Padikkal – Team Bangalore 

19-year-old is the youngest player of the Team Bangalore. He is regarded as an extremely capable batsman.  

Hence, these are the 8 youngest players for India T20 League 2020 from each team. 

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Oldest Players in the 8 Teams of India T20 League 2020

These cricketers have earlier proved “age is just a number.” 

Indian T20 League has always given priority to talent rather than age. And that is the reason the India T20 league users are extra enthusiastic during the T20 season.  

T20 is the game of younger cricketers, but we cannot rule the significance of experienced players in the short format sport. We have enjoyed the performance of many cricket stars in their 30s, who have revealed their complete potential in this cricket T20 league. 

Let us take a look at the oldest cricketers of Indian cricket league T20 2020 in all the 8 teams. Hopefully, you will select them in your T20 fantasy cricket team. 

Pravin Tambe – Team Kolkata 

The 48 years old right arm leg break bowler of team Kolkata, Pravin Tambe is the older player of 13th season. He has been roped in by the Kolkata team for a base price of INR 40 lakhs. 

Dale Steyn – Team Bangalore 

Dale Steyn, the veteran and greatest fast bowler of South African team has been roped in by the Team Bangalore at his base price of INR 2 crores. He is 36 years old, the oldest one in their team. 

Lasith Malinga – Team Mumbai 

The legendary limited-over bowler from Sri Lanka, Lasith Malinga is 36-years-old and is the oldest one in Team Mumbai. Malinga is the all-time highest wicket-taker with 170 scalps in 122 matches.  

Imran Tahir – Team Chennai 

This Pakistani born South African is the oldest member of Team Chennai.  Born on 27th March 1979, Tahir ages 40. He is very passionate about cricket and fights till the last ball to win a game. Chennai squad considers him to be an asset. 

Wriddhiman Saha – Team Hyderabad 

Wriddhiman Saha is 35 years old and the eldest one in Team Hyderabad. He has been retained by his team for ₹1.2 crores. He has scored 1765 runs at a strike rate of 131.13 in 120 matches he has played in the tournament. 

Amit Mishra – Team Delhi  

Born on 24th November 1982, 37 years old Amit Mishra is a fighter for the Team Delhi. He is an effective bowler who utilizes all his experience to understand the opponent team and the pitch to bowl accordingly. 

Chris Gayle – Team Punjab 

When Gayle is in his form, no one can stop him. This is the common say in the international cricket. This Jamaican cricket of 40 years is born on 21st September 1979 and is the oldest team member for Team Punjab. He is also the most important personality for the squad. 

Robin Uthappa – Team Rajasthan  

Robin Uthappa has been roped in by Team Rajasthan for the tournament at ₹3 crores. He is 34-years old and the eldest one in the team. Uthappa has an impressive India T20 league career, scoring 4411 at a strike rate of 130.5 and an average of 28.83 in 177 matches. 

So, these are the 8 oldest players for India T20 League 2020 from each team. 

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Cricket T20 Leagues – List of Awards from Last Season

It has almost been a year since we have been involved in playing cricket T20 leagues. The Indian T20 league tournament is just outside the door knocking to enter and offer us complete package of fun.  

We can surely say that Indian cricket league T20 2020 will keep you glued to your television sets and to your Indian T20 game app, 11Wickets for Android/iOS. 

In our today’s post, we are going to look at the list of awards the players and teams won at the T20 fantasy cricket tournament during the 12th, the last season in 2019Let’s take the journey down memory lane together and play T20 cricket game to win exciting prizes.  

The Man of the Match: Jasprit Bumrah 

There were many heroes for Team Mumbai in the long tiring tournament of 2019, but Jasprit Bumrah was the one who laid the foundation of their final win. Bumrah stats were extraordinary for a bowler in the India T20 league, the right-arm Indian pacer just gave 14 runs in 4 over and took two wickets  

Gamechanger of the Match: Rahul Chahar 

The find of the season Rahul Chahar was the absolute game changer of the big final as he took the crucial wicket of Suresh Raina and gave just 14 runs in his quota of 4 overs. 

Emerging Player of the Year- Shubman Gill 

The right-handed charismatic batsman of Team Kolkata grabbed many eyeballs with his batting techniques and temperament throughout the tournament. The young 20-year-old scored 296 runs in 14 matches at an average of 32.88.  

Fairplay Award: Team Hyderabad 

The calm and composed Kane Williamson guided his team Hyderabad to the Fairplay award in last seasonTeam Hyderabad was the only team in the least which received an average of 10 points in the Fair Play points per game. 

Fastest 50 of the seasons: Hardik Pandya 

Hardik Pandya was in sublime form throughout the season and his 91 runs knock against team Kolkata was the best. Pandya smashed a 17-ball half-century in that match to win the fastest 50 of the season awards in the end. 

Perfect Catch of the Season: Kieron Pollard 

Kieron Pollard and perfect T20 league catch is a thing that remained constant in the tournament throughout the years. Last season Pollard took a stunner of Team Chennai’s Suresh Raina near the boundary rope in the group stage match to win the Perfect Catch of the Season award. 

Super Striker of the Season: Andre Russell 

Andre Russell was at his best in 2019. The Caribbean batsman scored 510 runs with a massive strike rate of 204.8 to win the Super Striker of the Season award. 

Stylish Player of the season: KL Rahul 

KL Rahul got his Midas touch back in 2019 as the right-handed batsman scored 592 runs in 14 matches in the season. Lokesh won the Stylish Player of the season award for his consistent show in the T20. 

Purple Cap: Imran Tahir 

Imran Tahir finished 2019 with 26 wickets from 17 games to win the Purple Cap while Kagiso Rabada had 25 to his name from 12 games for team Delhi. 

Most Valuable Player: Andre Russell 

Andre Russell was leading the charts in the MVP list with 369 points as in 11 matches he has taken 14 wickets and taken four catches, whereas with the bat he has smashed a whopping 510 runs in 13 innings. 

Orange Cap: David Warner 

Warner played only 12 matches this season in which he scored 692 runs for Team Hyderabad and won the Orange Cap for record third time in his career. Team Punjab’s KL Rahul and Team Mumbai’s Quinton de Kock followed him in the list with 593 and 529 runs respectively. 

Runners-Up: Chennai Super Kings 

MS Dhoni’s Team Chennai were not able to defend their title in the big final and won the prize money 12.5 Crore INR after finishing the season as the runner-up. 

Winners- Mumbai Indians 

Team Mumbai clinched a record four times T20 league title as the Rohit Sharma led side held their nerves at the death to pull off a thrilling 1-run win over team Chennai in Hyderabad. The four-time league champions received 20 Crore INR for the winning efforts in the tournament. 

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Indian Cricket League T20 – Rankings of T20 Teams

There is no doubt that the Indian cricket league T20 is one of the most-watched sporting events in the world. Fantasy T20 cricket fans across the globe watch this epic tournament taking place every year, and that’s the biggest reason behind the rise of its brand value. 

When it comes to individual T20 cricket game teams, then on the basis of their performances, some have increased their brand value while some have witnessed a decrease. 

Let’s have a look at all T20 fantasy cricket team and their brand value. Read along and play at 11Wickets App to win amazing prizes during the tournament. 

Team Rajasthan 

The winner of the inaugural season of the cash-rich league, Team Rajasthan, hasn’t performed up to mark since then, despite having big names such as Ben Stokes and Steve Smith. And due to constant poor run in the tournament, the Jaipur based franchise saw the fall in brand value to INR 271 crore from INR 284 crore in 2018. 

Team Punjab 

One of the biggest underperformers of the tournament is Team Punjab. Although in every season they spend a lot of money in acquiring the best names, still they haven’t been able to lift the coveted trophy. In the twelve seasons so far, Team Punjab have reached the top four only twice. However, they have witnessed a rise in their brand value to INR 358 crore. 

Team Delhi  

The national capital-based Team Delhi did witness a change in their fortunes after they changed the name in 2019. However, they are still in search of their first-ever T20 league title. Team Delhi’s brand value after IPL 2019 was INR 374 crore. 

Team Hyderabad 

Team Hyderabad has always been a team which looks promising and have performed well on occasions. Under the captaincy of David Warner, Team Hyderabad won the 2016 edition of the tournament. The Hyderabad based team has a brand value of Rs 483 crore. 

Team Bangalore 

One of the most popular teams in the T20 leagueTeam Bangalore had a poor run in the past couple of seasons. The Virat Kohli-led side reached the final in 2016 but lost against Team Hyderabad. The star-studded team is valued at Rs 595 crore. 

Team Kolkata 

The two-time T20 league trophy winners Team Kolkata, have been a tremendous team in all seasons of the lucrative league. However, in the last season, they could only win six out of 14 games and failed to make it to the playoffs. Team Kolkata have a brand value of Rs 629 crore. 

Team Chennai  

One of the most consistent teams in the league is Team Chennai. It is the only team in the cash-rich league to qualify for the playoffs in all the seasons they have played. The leader of the team MS Dhoni himself is one of the biggest brands in India. In this list, Team Chennai is valued at INR 732 crore. 

Team Mumbai 

After winning the 2019 edition of league T20Team Mumbai became the only team to capture the coveted trophy four times. Team Mumbai is based in India’s commercial capital, Mumbai. The most successful team in the league tournament has a brand value of INR 809 crore. 

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Fantasy Cricket – Colourful History of Pink Test Match

Pretty much every January, the Sydney Cricket Ground turns into an ocean of Pink for the fantasy cricket fans. It is due to the annual New Year Test supports a noble cause. The cause is in honour of former Australian pacer and New South Wales’ own Glenn McGrath’s late wife Jane McGrath.

And the money raised during the Test goes to Glenn McGrath Foundation. This is also a noble cause test match for the 11wickets App online fantasy cricket users. These users can contribute to this cause through their wins, if they wish to.

The McGrath Foundation is a breast cancer education and support charity in Australia. It usually raises money to put McGrath Breast Care Nurses in organizations across the nation. And this adds to the awareness about the illness not only to the fantasy cricket game fans but to world as well. As of this moment, reports are that about 120 Breast Care Nurses have been launched across Australia. It also has supported over 67000 families who may have experienced the ailment.

The start of the foundation:

The start of Glenn McGrath Foundation was out by the former Australian pacer, Glenn McGrath and his wife Jane in 2005 soon after her recovery from breast cancer. 36 months later, Jane died and the Pink Test turned out to be a reality from the next year.

The day 3 of the Sydney Test known as “Jane McGrath Day” and the money raised directly goes to the Glenn McGrath Foundation. The cricket fans at the Sydney Cricket Ground wears pink colour clothes to show their support. There are times when, the players themselves show their help and support to the cause by having a pink grip and pink stickers on their bats.

The stumps uprooted for the match also are pink in colour. Leading to this, the Ladies Stand at the historical Sydney Cricket Ground is also briefly renamed The Jane McGrath Stand for that day. Before the start of day three, the cricketers from both the sides present McGrath their Pink Test cap.

It is just a really good initiative from Glenn McGrath foundation and it is fantastic to see Australian Cricket and people encouraging this cause with open arms.

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Fantasy Cricket – Players Scoring 100 in Last ODI Match

Cricket is a game of passion. And for the talented cricketer, their farewell match is extremely special. Scoring a century in last match is like dream coming true for the cricketer bidding farewell along with the fantasy cricket league fans.

There have been very few cricketers achieving this feat so far. For the fans who play fantasy cricket at 11wickets App this will be an interesting record to know.

Let’s take a look at some instances when a cricketer retired with a century in his last ODI innings. Read on and play daily fantasy cricket games.

Dennis Amiss – England

A fine batsman and an expert in caressing the ball through covers, Dennis Amiss was a fluent ODI batsman. He is one of the batsmen with a rare feat of hitting centuries on his debut and last match. During his last match on 6 June 1977, Amiss scored 108 against Australia at Kennington Oval.

Desmond Haynes – West Indies

The West Indies cricketer held many records previously that included most runs and maximum centuries. Desmond Haynes’ was consistent performer throughout his career. During his last match on 5 March 1994, he scored 115 against England at Queen’s Park Oval.

Klass-Jan van Noortwijk & Jan Kloppenburg – Netherlands

Noortwijk holds the record of highest individual score by a Netherland cricketer in one day international. During World Cup 2003 and his last match on 3 March 2003, he scored unbeaten 134 against Namibia at Mangaung Oval.

Another Netherland batsman, Jan Kloppenburg scored 121 runs in the same match. Kloppenburg too bid farewell to the cricket fraternity after this match.

James Marshall – New Zealand

Marshall managed to score his maiden century only in his last match. The Kiwi player scored 161 runs against Ireland on 1 July 2008 at Mannofield Park.

*Records have been compiled as on January 13, 2020

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Fantasy Cricket – 7 Ugly Cricket Clashes to Notice

Cricket is regarded as the most sporting sport in all the sports. You can have some experience of that you sit to play fantasy cricket games online. A fight doesn’t have much space in this sport. There are hopes of millions of people from the cricket players. Therefore, sometimes they can’t keep cool and get angry to some situations.

You might or might not remember some of the fights that have occurred on the cricket ground. So, let’s have a look at a few of the incidents when cricketers engaged into fights before you get engaged with the next daily fantasy cricket game at 11wickets App:

Gambhir & Afridi fight

This is a very popular episode where former Indian opening batsman Gautam Gambhir and Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi got linked into controversy. Gambhir thought that Afridi was intentionally blocking his way. This argument soon turned heavy and umpire had to intercede in between.

Harbhajan & Symonds incident

This is regarded as one of the biggest fighting incidents in the cricket history. There was some fight between Harbhajan and Symonds, later Symonds charged Harbhajan for racist remarks. As indicated by Symonds, Harbhajan mistreated him and called him ‘Monkey’. This episode went for judicial assessment and Harbhajan was later condoned of all charges.

Pollard vs Starc

This episode occurred in IPL 2014 where the game was heading on between RCB and Mumbai Indians. This episode happened when Pollard pulled his position due to some issue, but Starc intentionally bowled the delivery towards Pollard, who was in no situation to play the ball. It turned into an unattractive incident when Pollard threw his bat towards Starc out of anger. This was most embarrassing act in cricket ever.

Bhajji Akhtar rivalry

This episode occurred when Harbhajan hit a six off Shoaib Akhtar’s ball, and then Bowler lose his cool and bowled a deadly bouncer. After that there were exchanges of words between them. But, Harbhajan won the fight by hitting a six and winning the match for India.

Miandad vs Dennis Lillee

This was one the ugliest episode in the cricket record. Javed Miandad was making quick singles and Australian icon Dennis Lillee was obstructing his way every time. After a time Javed pushed Lillee, Lillee got furious and kicked Javed Miandad. Flabergasted Javed tried to hit Lillee with his cricket bat. This was very embarrassing episode.

Ishant Akmal fight

India-Pakistan cricket match brings remarkable tension among not only cricket fans but equally the players. During a T20 match Kamran Akmal skipped the ball and there were a few exchanges of words between Ishant and Kamran. This became dispute and they began abusing each other. Later umpires and players intervened and issue was settled.

When Gambhir Hit Watson

This episode took place in Delhi test in 2008. Shane Watson had sledged Gambhir all day. After a particular limit Gambhir got upset with a few comments and hit Watson with his elbow. After this episode Gambhir was fined by match referee.

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Fantasy Cricket Trivia – 13 Interesting Women Cricket Facts

Women’s Cricket has given us some of the best players from around the world, whom we can select in our fantasy cricket team. Many of the players have achieved something in their cricket career.

There are many unknown but interesting facts about the Women’s cricket players. You as the online fantasy cricket fans will be surprised to know of the achievements of women involved in the sport. They have made the entire world proud with their accomplishments, especially proven to those people who cannot see that men and women are equals.

We have compiled some of the unnoticed Women’s Cricket Facts, just to enlighten ourselves towards this format and play the next daily fantasy cricket match at 11wickets App that involves women players well.

First women’s cricket match

The very first Women’s cricket match was traced in 1745, between Bramley and Hambledon in Surrey, England.  The match was viewed by large number of spectators.

First double hundred by women

The first double hundred in international was scored by a woman. Belinda Clark former cricket player from Australia (1991 to 2005) has set this record and is inducted into ICC’s hall of fame.

Women’s World Cup

Women’s World Cup is two years older than Men’s World Cup. The first world cup was held in England, and won by the hosts in a one-sided final against Australia.

First official women’s cricket

The first official women’s cricket was played in 1934, and it took 40 years to start women’s cricket in India.

India in Asia Cup

The Indian women cricket team won their first Asia Cup in 2004. They subsequently won 3 more Asia Cups.

Youngest women player

Pakistan’s Sajjida Shah is the youngest player to appear in international cricket, playing against Ireland at the age of 12. She also holds the record for the best bowling figures in a one-day international, taking 7 wickets for just 4 runs against Japan.

Safety comes first

Like men women’s delicate parts need protection too. Women players also wear abdomen protector. The female version has a kit with box, cup and abdomen guard.

The curious case of batter

The right term for a woman player in field who is in main role with bat is not a ‘batsman’ or ‘batswoman’ but ‘a batter.’ Commentators often use the term batsman.

First double century in cricket came from women

Sachin Tendulkar is not the first cricketer to score a Double-century in a One-Day International. Belinda Jane Clark of Australia is the first cricketer to score a Double-century. She scored 229* against Denmark in 1998, which was unbeaten till 2018.

Highest score in women’s ODI cricket for India

Jaya Sharma’s 138* against Pakistan in 2006 is the highest score in women’s ODI cricket in India.

Indian best innings bowling

Neetu David from India has the best innings bowling analysis in women’s Test matches, having taken 8 for 53 against England.

400 plus runs in women’s ODI

New Zealand women’s cricket team holds the record of scoring 400 plus runs in all the three ODIs of a series. They played against Irish women’s cricket team and scored 491/4, 418 and 440/3 runs.

Highest team totals

The top 4 highest team totals in Women’s ODIs are by New Zealand Women’s Cricket Team.

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