The IPL has been a great platform for youngsters to showcase their skills but some of them haven’t been picked up in auction. However, they have come in as replacements and done incredibly well. The hunger for the players waiting outside the wings is really high and sometimes they have a great impact once they come into the team.
This has happened year after year and a lot of players have made it through the ranks coming in as a replacement. It is not easy to break into the teams due to the high amount of competition lying inside the domestic circuit. Here are 5 players who came as replacements and wreaked havoc in the tournament.
5 Players Who Came As Replacements And Wreaked Havoc In The Tournament:
One of the best all-rounders going around in all three formats now, Jason Holder has been part of the West Indies setup for a long time now and he first played in the IPL in 2013 for the Chennai Super Kings. He came into the scene as a tall fast bowler and then improved his batting to become the much-needed all-rounder for West Indies.
He was picked up as the replacement for injured Mitchell Marsh in the Sunrisers Hyderabad franchise and he had an immediate impact after coming into the team as the Sunrisers produced a late comeback and reached the playoffs. Holder picked up 14 wickets in the seven games he played last year and finished off games for Sunrisers in the middle order where they lacked experience. He was retained for the upcoming IPL citing his impact.