IPL: 5 players who played for India in T20Is after impressing for Chennai Super Kings
The Indian Premier League has proved to be a wonder for the young stars as it has proved to be a ladder for them to reach the Indian team. Every youngster who plays the IPL wishes to get the national call-up so he can represent his country at the international level. He can fulfill this wish with the help of his performance in the mega-event of cricket known as the IPL. IPL has truly worked as the serving platform for new faces.
There have been various players who got the chance to play for their nation after impressing for their franchise in IPL. Chennai Super Kings has been the most successful franchise in IPL history and the reason behind it has been the blend of young and experienced talent in their side.
Many youngsters made their international debut after impressing for CSK in the IPL. Here are the top 5 players who played for India after impressing for Chennai Super Kings.
#5 Murali Vijay
Performance in IPL 2010: 458 Runs in 15 Matches
T20I Debut: 1 May 2010
A young and unknown Tamil Nadu batsman, Murali Vijay proved to be the main man for Chennai Super Kings in the year 2010. Even though he debuted for CSK in the year 2009, 2010 proved to be the golden year for him as he was in his top form that year. Vijay ended the 3rd edition of IPL by scoring 458 runs from 15 matches for his franchise.
Because of his stupendous performances, he played his debut international T20 for India in the same year. He played his first T20I match against Afghanistan on 1 May 2010 on the back of his IPL form.