Cricket is game where top players like Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Brian Lara, Ricky Pointing have dominated world cricket for a long time and has shown way how to play cricket. They have been role models for their countries. But in the modern day era some new players have come and shown the world that they are best in the World.
Here at the top 5 future stars that would shine for their countries:
1. Steve Smith (Australia)
Steve Smith is a promising young talent for Australia who is 26 years of age. He has shown immense promise of becoming great Test player. He made his Test debut against Pakistan in 2010. He has been in excellent form, off late, scoring lot of runs in the Test series against India at home. He is the top ranked batsmen in the World. He can become a great batsman for Australia if he continues to bat like this as he has done in the past 6 months in all formats of game. His average in Test matches 56.23 shows the consistency of the batsman.
2. Kane Williamson (New Zealand)
Kane Willamson has a bright future ahead of him. He is just 24 years and bats at number 3 for New Zealand in Test matches and One day Internationals. He scored plenty runs in One day International series against England. In Test matches his focus is to stay at the crease and bat for long time which makes him a difficult player to get rid off. In 39 Test matches so far he scored 3,165 runs with an average of 47.78. He has 10 centuries to his name with top score of 242 not out. He will make more such records for his country and gain respect from cricketing World.
3. Virat Kohli (India)
Virat Kohli is future star in batting for India. He is 26 years of age. He made Test debut against West Indies in 2011 and One day International debut against Sri Lanka in 2008. In 34 Test matches he scored 10 centuries with the top score of 169 with an average of 45.73. Virat Kohli have scored centuries outside India and in India. He scored 4 centuries in Test matches against Australia. He has been named as the captain of the Indian test team he can become a great player. Especailly in One day International, while chasing big score he has the nerve to finish the game off more often than not. This quality makes him a special player in ODI, but the player is going through a bad patch.
4. Joe Root (England)
Joe Root is another promising future star of cricket for England. He is 24 years of age. He made his Test debut against India in 2012. He comes at number 4 and plays attacking cricket to put pressure on the opponent’s bowling. He has 6 centuries to his name in Test matches with the top score of 200 not out and same number of centuries (6) in One day Internationals. His average of 54.11 in Test matches shows the hunger to succeed.
5. Jason Holder (West Indies)
Jason Holder is another promising player that would shine for West Indies in coming years. He is 23 years of age and has a great potential of becoming a good player. With West Indies team struggling in Test match, he has played 7 test matches scoring 297 with one century and one fifty. In the World Cup 2015, the West Indies team struggled and West Indies team needs somebody to help them be competitive. Jason Holder could just be that person.