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New Kids On The Green

Three batsmen, three bowlers—six men who promise to set the field on fire with their skill and panache

New Kids On The Green
New Kids On The Green
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Suresh Raina
The 19-year-old is an exciting prospect, having already played in 30 ODIs. He has shown glimpses of his talent while hitting three 50s against England in the home series last season. It will be interesting to watch this UP left-hander move to the next level, from being a player who gets off to good starts to one who can consistently get big scores.

Michael Hussey
The left-handed opener has reinvented himself while batting in the middle order in ODIs, easing into Michael Bevan’s shoes. Averaging 81.5, the Western Australian has taken the top slot in ICC’s batsmen rankings in ODIs. It baffles many that Australia confined him to the domestic circuit; that at age 31, he has played only 43 ODIs and 11 Tests.

Ian Bell
With tenacity, technique and mental strength, this 24-year-old from Warwickshire has emerged as a consistent batsman for England in the past year. He hit three successive Test centuries against Pakistan. He has also come up with good efforts at No. 3 in ODIs, including an unbeaten 86 helping England turn the...

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