Internet Desk: India has a lot of talented cricketers who have the ability to become very good cricketers in future. One day they will rule the world, just like Sachin Tendulkar did in past and India skipper Virat Kohli is doing now. As the year comes to an end www.xtratime.in talks about the future cricket stars who can shine on 2018.
This young fellow came under limelight back in 2013 when he scored 546 runs in an innings during a school tournament, which was a highest score by an individual at that point of time. He continued his dominating run in his first Ranji Trophy season too. In his outing for Mumbai in eight first-class games and in Duleep Trophy he smashed 945 runs. Prithvi will lead the side in the U19 World Cup and he has all the potential to be selected in the Indian senior cricket team in 2018.
The cricket pundits have already started to call him the future star of Indian cricket. After making his ODI debut against Sri Lanka at Dharamsala he just scored 9 runs before getting out, but the Mumbai batsman showed his class again in the second and third ODI where he scored 88 and 65 respectively at Mohali and Vishakhapatnam. He has a great record in domestic cricket as he averages 117.33 in the first-class cricket. The kind of form he is going with , one can say that It would be a great year for him in 2018.
The 24 year old Kerala pacer took 9 wickets in this Ranji Trophy season for Kerala. In 17 first-class matches he took 29 wickets with an average of 38.20. He is a player who can become a next big thing in Indian cricket in the upcoming year.
Though Karnataka failed to reach the final of the Ranji Trophy after they lost to Vidarbha at the Eden Gardens on Thursday, their star batsman Mayank Agarwal had a great season. Mayank scored 1160 runs in 8 matches with an average of 105.45. He scored five tons in this Ranji season and his highest score of 304 not out came against Maharashtra.
The 29-year old wicketkeeper-batsman has been doing well for Haryana with the bat as well as behind the stump. He has all the qualities to become a star during next year.