In modern day cricket, after the retirement of great players like Sachin Tendulkar, Kumar Sangakara, Jacques and Ricky Pointing in the previous 4 to 5 years, many promising players are making their mark with their great performances in all three formats. They have the class, techquinque to play well in all three formats and become back bone of the batting line in the future.
Here we look at the 5 promising players who can become a great batsman in future.
- KL Rahul
KL Rahul has shown lots of improvement in his batting. He played in Ranji Trophy for Karnataka for while. He scored 337 off 445 balls in the finals of 2014/15 Ranji season. He made his test debut against Australia in 2014/15 season in Australia. During his first test he did not contribute anything. But in the second test match at Sydney he scored 110. From then he has played 8 test matches and has scored 492 runs. KL Rahul has not been a part of the Indian test team on a regular basis. But whenever he gets chances, KL Rahul makes most of his chances. He made his ODI debut against Zimbabwe. He scored a century on debut and proved that he could play limited overs format too. Finally he got a chance in T20 format by playing in the 2 match series against West Indies. He scored a brilliant 110 not out off 51 balls on 27th August. He became the second fastest batsmen to score 100 in T20 format. Also he became the third Indian batsmen after Suresh Raina and Rohit Sharma to score 100’s in all formats. KL Rahul with his technique and ability to play big strokes could help him to become great batsmen in future for India.