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Ones To Watch

Darren Bravo

The younger brother of Dwayne has been saddled with the impossible task of becoming the "next Brian Lara".

Angelo Mathews

Neither a big hitter with the bat or a serious threat with the ball, Mathews is still a key component of Sri Lanka's side.

Imran Tahir

The fact everyone has an opinion on the Pakistan-born leg-spinner makes Tahir the obvious player to watch in the Proteas side.

Ahmed Shehzad

Shehzad is one of the few young batsmen to have emerged from Pakistan in recent times.

Nathan McCullum

Living in the shadow of younger brother Brendon cannot have been easy for spin-bowling all-rounder Nathan.

Tom Cooper

Australian-born batsman Cooper has made a stunning start to his international career hitting half-centuries in his first three ODIs.

Seren Waters

Free of his Durham University studies, the 20-year-old scholar has what it takes to thwart any attack.

Ed Joyce

After being granted permission to return to Ireland's ranks, Joyce brings a real touch of class to the batting line-up.

Craig Ervine

The younger brother of World Cup deserter Sean, Craig's progress has been slow but steady.

Virat Kohli

Kohli has developed into the leading scholar of India's newer school.

Jonathan Trott

Fears about his ability to score quickly enough were put to bed in fine style during the one-day series in Australia.

Hiral Patel

A batsman of real promise who is best at the top of the order, Ahmedabad,-born Patel is the great hope for the future of Canadian cricket.


At 25, Mahmudullah is already the fourth oldest player in Bangladesh's squad and has become one of their key players.

Experts & Blogs

Bob Willis

Jonathan Trott: Batsman could be absent from England for a long time after latest setback

Bob Willis told Sky Sports News that it could be some time before Jonathan Trott is back in an England shirt after suffering a recurrence of his stress-related illness.

Mike Atherton

Virat Kohli: India batsman has talent, temperament and cricketing intelligence in droves

Michael Atherton hailed Virat Kohli's self-belief after the Indian stroke-maker fired his nation into the final of the ICC World T20 in Bangladesh.