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:
The winner will be selected by a combination of a public vote on www.iplt20.com and the choice of the television commentators.