"Everyone knows that IPL is all about momentum. Every guy's contribution will be crucial. And after his performance in the World Cup final, Brathwaite is coming in with that kind of confidence. I am hopeful that he will carry forward that confidence in the IPL," Zaheer told mediapersons, here today.

For 37-year-old Zaheer, the biggest positive will be working with youngsters from India as well as overseas.

"I am looking forward towards work with young energy. That will be visible on the field. These are guys who have been performing consistently in the Indian domestic season. Shreyas (Iyer) has had a great season. Karun, Sami is coming back from injury. Everyone is excited," he said.

He is also expecting good things from Quinton de Kock who has had a good World T20 a career  apart from Nathan Coulter-Nile.

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