5 batsmen from Associate Nations who could be amazing in the IPL,2020


  1. Calum MacLeod – Scotland

Hitting 719 runs from the 36 innings he featured in, Scotland's leading batsman made eyes pop at an amazing strike rate of 108.12. MacLeod also has a splendid domestic T20 record of 2513 runs in 99 innings, scoring 251 fours and 58 sixes.

In 2018, his notable run earned him the treasured “ICC Associate Cricketer of the Year” honour. It is, indeed, no secret that MacLeod can also put a splash in the IPL if granted a chance.


  1. Babar Hayat – Hong Kong

By hitting a dazzling 122 against Oman, Babar Hayat recorded the highest score ever achieved in the second innings of a T20 match batting his entrance to the annals of history.

He has 541 runs under his name from the 24 innings that he has featured in, scoring at a strike rate of 124.94. He has the potential to stay cool under pressure as well.

A term in the IPL will surely help Hayat evolve as a professional & make a great impact in the IPL.


  1. Najibullah Zadran – Afghanistan

He was often given the role of a T20 finisher as an elegant striker of the cricket ball. Out of his 51 innings in T20Is, he batted at 5, 6, and 7 in 37 innings, in which he has a splendid average of nearly 43 and an SR of 146 collectively, which implies how fine a finisher he is.

So, if he is ever given a shot, he could be a valuable foreign asset to any team in the IPL.


  1. Paul Stirling – Ireland

He has played his part in almost every major win in the context of Ireland cricket. His stats point to his willingness to smash the ball hard. He will be the worshipper at the end, being a successful part of the Irish cricket team through years, who can give any IPL franchise a fantastic start if he ever gets selected.


  1. Kevin O’ Brien – Ireland

His incredible strikes in essential phases have earned Ireland some stunning wins, including the iconic victory over England in the 2011 World Cup. He has often proved himself in extreme difficulty situations & turned out to be a game-changer. He can be the X-factor for any IPL franchise.


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