IPL 2018: 4 players who impressed in their debut match
These players played a match-winning role in their debut match.
The IPL Auctions 2018 brought a lot of surprises, like some of the big names going unsold and the bringing in of many new faces. This edition of the IPL is hosting many players for the first time like D'Arcy Short, Evin Lewis, and Jorfa Archer.
Performing well in the debut match in any tournament is not an easy task, especially due to the pressure. However, this season is seeing some exceptional talents who are giving match-winning performances from the very first game of their debut season.
While there are many players this season who did exceptionally well in their first match itself, here is a look at the top four players who impressed on their debut match.
#4 Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Afganistan became a surprise producer of quality spinners and Mujeeb Ur Rahman is the latest one to come through the ranks of the emerging Asian powerhouse.
After being picked for ₹3.2 crore in the IPL auctions, Mujeeb introduced himself to rest of the league by picking 2/28 in his debut match.
He registered six wickets so far this season and is his team's most economical bowler with an economy of 6.91. His mystery spin proved to be difficult for batsmen to deal, and also, 51 dot bowls are already registered to his name in just six matches.
Bowling was considered to be KXIP's weakness prior to the tournament. But they proved the critics wrong and are bowling impressively so far this season.