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IPL 2016: Five Indian players to watch out for

Here's a list of Indian players who are expected to shine in the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League.

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The Indian players are all set to be a part of this year’s Indian Premier league edition. (Source: AP)

After an emphatic performance at the Asia Cup and an impressive run at the World T20, the Indian players are all set to be a part of this year’s Indian Premier league edition. A next level performance is expected from some Indian players. Here is a list of Indian players who we can look forward to. Fixtures | Squads

1) Virat Kohli

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Virat Kohli is in a great touch as he has been scoring runs regularly on crucial occasions. (Source: Reuters)

Royal Challenegers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli played a fascinating role in India’s Asia Cup triumph as well India’s World T20 journey. The India batsman is in a great touch as he has been scoring runs regularly on crucial occasions. He scored a half century in the semi-final against West Indies and has the ability to produce fireworks when on song. Kohli will surely be a treat to watch out.

2) Manish Pandey

India's Manish Pandey bats during a practice session ahead of their ICC Twenty20 2016 Cricket World Cup semi final match against West Indies in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, March 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
Manish Pandey would be seen in Kolkata Knight Riders’ dug out. (Source: AP)

Though Manish Pandey hasn’t got much chances in this format on international arena but his hundred in the ODI match on a crunch situation spotted his temperament and the ability to handle pressure. Moreover, his previous IPL statistics are also an evident of his talent. The batsman would be seen in Kolkata Knight Riders’ dug out.

3) Hardik Pandya

India's Hardik Pandya bowls during their ICC World Twenty20 2016 cricket match against Australia in Mohali, India, Sunday, March 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Hardik Pandya saw India home in the match against Bangladesh by 1 run as he picked up two crucial wickets back to back. (Source: AP)

Hardik Pandya is someone who has filled up a long-lasting void of a perfect all-rounder in Indian team. The Mumbai Indians’ player saw India home in the match against Bangladesh by 1 run as he picked up two crucial wickets back to back. A hard-hitter of the ball with an ability to hit deck hard with the cricket ball, Pandya can play a crucial role in Mumbai Indians IPL journey as he has done previously.

4) Jasprit Bumrah

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India's Jasprit Bumrah celebrates after dismissing West Indies Chris Gayle during their ICC World Twenty20 2016 cricket semifinal match at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai, India,Thursday, March 31, 2016.(AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
Jasprit Bumrah is a part of Mumbai Indians team. (Source: AP)

As he has been learning it from his Mumbai Indians’ teammate Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah has used those yorkers successfully in the most important situations he could have. The penultimate over against Bangladesh that he bowled unfolded the right-handed Indian quicker’s mind set during a pressure conditions.

5) Ashish Nehra

Ashish Nehra made a brilliant comeback in the Indian team for the three-match T20 series against Australia in January. (Source: AP)
Ashish Nehra made a brilliant comeback in the Indian team (Source: AP)

As they say ‘old is gold’, Ashish Nehra is proving this saying to be true. Nehra made a brilliant comeback in the Indian team in the three-match T20 series against Australia in January. Since then the left-arm quick has been bowling superbly. He was playing for Chennai Super Kings but the Delhi bowler will now be seen in Sunrisers Hyderabad kit.