1. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli is the backbone of the Indian cricket team since the last 3 to 4 years. He has been fortunate to play with the likes of Sachin Tendulkar and learn about the game. On England tour this year he was a failure and was struggling against the swing bowling of Anderson and Broad. His favorite strokes are pull, flick. He has scored centuries in South Africa, Newzeland and Australia which shows his hunger to score runs and will to succeed at the international level. Another assest is his fielding.
2. Hashim Amla
Hashim Amla is one of the solid number three batsman around the world these days. He plays long innings and lays down the foundation for the South African team to score huge runs. His ability to manuever the strike is his biggest plus. These days he is the captain of South African Test team. He is one most techincal player in world cricket. The pull, cut, hook and the wrist work makes him a specail player. With some of quality players in the side to support, Amla can take South African side to no.1 in Test cricket
3. David Warner
The left handed batsman from Australia is one who has the ability to score runs quickly. He has all the shot which makes him a dangerous opener. His positive attitiude on the field creates a good vibration on the teammates. The other opener sees David Warner smash the opponents and envy’s his play. His biggest strenghts are the lofted strokes over the bowler, pull, cuts.
He is yet another finest player in Test cricket. He knows how to read the sitaution very well and play accordingly. His ability to dominate any bowling attack in the world makes him a dangerous Test cricket. His ability to use the feet against the spinners and play innovative strokes is noteworthy. If the team is in domianting position he can attack and if the team is in trouble he defends. In the recently concluded Test series between Sri Lanaka and South Africa he played a vital knock to help the visiotrs save the match andwon the series 1-0. One of his other assest is his fielding. He can turn the course of match with some brilliant fielding.
5. Kumar Sangakra
Kumar Sangakara is one the greatest Test player that the world and Sri Lankan team had. One of the biggest strength for him is to play for the team. He has played for Sri Lankan team since long time. He plays some authethic shots which is pleasing to the eye. Cover drives, Pull, cut behind point are the main shots that he plays. His role in the team is much more bigger that Mahela Jayawarnde has retired. His keeping is good and keeps when required in tests. He took some great catches against Pakistan in three match ODI Series.