Recapping The Careers Of The Emerging Players Of 12 IPL Seasons, Top ten contenders of 'Orange Cap' in the IPL 2019
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Basil Thampi (2017)

Basil Thampi Duleep Trophy
Basil Thampi. Credit: BCCI

The Kerala-born speedster became the recipient of the emerging player of the season award, courtesy of his 12 wickets in 2017 for Gujarat Lions. In 11 games, he managed 12 wickets. The numbers may not look eye-catching, but Basil possesses the potential to clock a speed of 140 kmph frequently.

He has also played 35 first-class fixtures, bagging 79 wickets. A fruitful domestic season could witness him representing India alongside the likes of Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, and Jasprit Bumrah.

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