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    • Faiz Fazal plays for Vidarbha in domestic cricket and has scored over 5000 first-class runs. He has played for the Rajasthan Royals in four editions of the IPL (2008 to 2011) but his India call-up was a surprise. (AP)

    • Karun Nair has been a consistent batsman for Karnataka in domestic circuit and his triple century against Tamil Nadu in the final of the 2014-15 is well known. His 59-ball 83 took Delhi Daredevils to victory in a must-win game against Hyderabad in IPL 9. (Getty Images)

    • The 26-year-old Haryana offspinner, Jayant Yadav, has 110 first-class wickets from 40 matches. (Getty Images)

    • Yuzvendra Chahal finished as the second highest wicket-taker in IPL 2016 behind Bhuvneshwar Kumar. He took 21 wickets from 13 matches and was a key player in RCB's turnaround. (BCCI)

    • Mandeep Singh has been a key player for Punjab in domestic circuit. In IPL he played some crucial knocks for Kings XI Punjab before joining RCB in 2015. (Getty Images)

    • KL Rahul made his mark in the IPL this year with some brilliant knocks but consistency in limited-overs cricket is one thing he needs to work on after impressing in Tests. (BCCI)