Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 edition is set to begin in less than a month and the fans are counting days before they can watch their favorite stars competing in the cash-rich T20 competition.
Just like every year, there is some player who might not be the most famous names on the team sheet but has the ability to turn the game upside down in a matter of a few overs.
Here are our top-five sleepers for this year's IPL who are likely to be amongst the best players in the competition.
Tom Curran (Delhi capital)
First in the list of sleepers feature all-rounder Tom Curran, who joined Delhi Capitals for a whopping fee of INR 5.25 crore. The England international is being termed as a T20 specialist and, he has time and again, proved his worth for the national team. The 26-year-old has already played 135 T20s in his career where he has managed to claim 157 wickets and has 972 runs to his name, which include three half-centuries as well.
Prithvi Shaw (Delhi Capitals)
Prithvi Shaw is the second on the list of sleepers, largely because of his impressive form in the recent past. The top-order batsman had a hard time at the international level recently after which he was dropped from the playing XI. Shaw went back to the domestic cricket and had an outstanding outing during the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021 for champions Mumbai where he finished the competition with the most runs (827) at