While there was a steady progression in Washington Sundar's junior career, it was since the IPL that the 18-year-old started taking giant strides.
With the league having established itself so strongly , it is time that the Governing Council decides that the system of auctions is done away with and the franchisees allowed to scout the new talent and not release a dozen or more players each year.
India vs New Zealand: From being an unknown name to national call-up, charting Mohammed Siraj's rapid rise
For young Mohammed Siraj, his maiden call-up into the Indian team is another giant stride forward in what has been a breakthrough year for him so far.
IPL sponsorship: Vivo's Rs 2,199 cr investment is 'outrageous'; will work only if it has offerings beyond smartphones
Logically, no one would give away this kind of money for a title sponsorship. The IPL sponsorship can only be a short-term strategy
Champions Mumbai Indians attracted over 83 million engagements across various digital platforms during the IPL 10, which ended last month.
Kohli has scored 17 centuries while chasing in ODIs, which is the joint highest by any player. Fifteen of those centuries have come in winning causes.
Champions Trophy 2017: Andrew Strauss defends Ben Stokes' decision to extend time in IPL despite injury fears
Andrew Strauss believes letting England stars such as Ben Stokes play in the Indian Premier League is worth any potential injury risk.
Krunal Pandya said: "You have to understand the situation, monitor the team's requirements and bowl accordingly. And generally in T20 format, if you curb the run flow, wickets would automatically fall."
Jasprit Bumrah will be a key member for India in their defence of the Champions Trophy and would be more than a handful in pacer-friendly conditions in England.
Despite his lack of form in IPL-10, Jadeja still forms the core of the squad that reached England on Thursday, with the all-rounder banking both on his form throughout the bygone season and his last appearance in the mega event.
Throughout the 47-day tournament, IPL posted videos of team warm-ups before each match and closed the tournament on Facebook.
Kohli said: "After the kind of season we have had, it teaches you about yourself as a person. From the mindset point of view, it made me realise that you can't possibly do everything in every game."
Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli questions why failure is a matter of 'life and death' for sub-continent cricketers
Why is failure in one series a matter of "life and death" for sub-continent cricketers, wondered India captain Virat Kohli, asserting he never plays for redemption.
Kedar Jadhav's all-round abilities, including his batting skills at No 6 and thus will be important for India in their defence of the Champions Trophy title.
Here is a comprehensive statistical analysis of IPL 2017.
Mumbai Indians dispelled a few stereotypes, such as that of being slow starters, while dishing out a set of consistent performances to lift the trophy for a third time.
Rohan Gavaskar and Amol Muzumdar talk about their favourite moments of the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) and announce different awards.
IPL in its first decade was like an infant — it shat its pants in public, embarrassed parents and guardians, threw tantrums and was rapped by higher powers for misbehaviour.
After a dramatic end to the 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), here are the five things we learned from the cash-rich league.