The player who has the highest batting strike rate at the end of the season (including Playoffs). To be eligible for the award, the player must have played 7 matches in the season and faced a minimum of 100 balls.
This award will be given by BCCI to the player who has best demonstrated, through his performances during the season, his potential to be a future star of international cricket. In order to be eligible for the Emerging Player Award, a player must meet all four of the following criteria:
be born after 1 April 1997;
have played 5 or less Test matches or 20 or less ODIs;
have played in 25 or less IPL matches (as of the start of the season); and
have not previously won the Emerging Player Award.
The winner will be selected by a combination of a public vote on www.iplt20.com and the choice of the television commentators.
The player who takes the best catch of the season. The Herbalife Active Catch of the season will be chosen by members of the television commentary team.
A 22-year old opening batsman who hails from Pune, Ruturaj Gaikwad has been a consistent performer for his state team Maharashtra. He was the highest run-getter for Maharashtra in the league stage of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2018-19. At the IPL 2019 Player Auction, the Chennai Super Kings secured his services at his base price of INR 20 lacs.