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Rahul Dravid with the 2018 U-19 World Cup winning Indian team [Image-Getty]
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The Indian Premier League has served as a stage for aspiring cricketers to compete against the finest players in the globe. Since the T20 spectacular began in 2008, there have been fifteen iterations. Through these editions, numerous players from the Indian Under 19 teams have advanced quickly to rubbing shoulders with the big boys and dominating the world stage. 

Be it Rishabh Pant, Ishan Kishan, Shubman Gill, Washington Sundar, or Ravi Bishnoi, their ascent in international cricket has been largely attributed to the lucrative T20 competition. Currently, there are a few adolescents operating in the Indian circuit who have demonstrated the ability to succeed at a higher level.

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Let’s take a look at the Under 19 players that might command high bids at the next player auction with the IPL 2023 auction planned for December 23. 

IPL 2023 Auction: 5 India Under 19 Players Who Can Cause A Bidding War

Ravi Kumar

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Ravi Kumar celebrating his wicket with India U19 teammates. Credits: BCCI

Left-arm bowler Ravi Kumar is well-known in Bengal cricket circles as a talented player. He gained notoriety during the Under 19 World Cup earlier this year, as he caused chaos with the ball. He secured a total of 10 wickets in six matches at an exceptional economy of 3.66 while serving as India’s primary new ball striker.

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Ravi was at his best when India Under 19 and England Under 19 squared off in the decisive final. His flawless four-wicket performance made sure that England’s total score of 189 runs was kept to a minimum.

The 19-year-old made his domestic debut in the just-finished Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2022, and his remarkable performances attracted a lot of attention. In his three appearances, Ravi took four wickets for an economy of 7.40.

The IPL market is constantly looking for left-arm pacers because they add diversity to a team’s bowling assault. Additionally, several teams could be interested in selecting Ravi during the auction because of his recent exceptional performance with the ball.

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