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#4 Khaleel Ahmed

Khaleel had earned a lot of praise from Zaheer Khan
Khaleel had earned a lot of praise from Zaheer Khan

This 21-year-old player from Rajasthan has recently made his debut for the Indian team. He is one of the rare good left-arm pacers in the domestic circuit. India once had quite a good number of left-arm pacers in Zaheer Khan, RP Singh, Ashish Nehra, Irfan Pathan and few others but over the last few years, there have been a very few left-arm pacers coming through the ranks. He has been highly praised by VVS Laxman and Zaheer Khan. Khaleel Ahmed was bought by IPL team Sunrisers Hyderabad for 3 Crores INR in the IPL auction for season 11.

So far, Khaleel has featured in 7 ODI matches for India and has taken 11 wickets in them. He looked quite impressive in some of those matches and with experience, he will grow as a bowler. Khaleel has an advantage of being a left-arm seamer in the side. The Indian team management has already hinted that he will be the part of 2019 World Cup squad and the team will invest on him for the long run. Let's hope that he also becomes one of the good left-arm pacers that India will give to the International stage.