Many young cricketers have the potential to succeed at the top level. But the difference between the best and the others is ‘consistency’. These cricketers from all over the globe have performed well at the domestic level or the U-19 World Cups.
The young cricketers are currently putting up some impressive stats, and they are living up to expectations on international stages. They have demonstrated the ability to play under pressure and have all the credentials to become greats. Today we’ll look at Top 5 Next Generation superstars in International Men’s cricket.
Harry Brook is an exciting young batter from England who caught everyone’s attention due to his impressive T20 blast season in 2020. He was the captain of the U-19 World Cup squad in 2018. He is an attacking batsman who bats in the middle order, and he bowls medium pace . In domestic cricket, he has a strike rate of around 150 and a bowling average of 26. He recently made his debut against West Indies in 2022. With the retirement of Ben Stokes from ODIs, he can fill the spot and be the game-changer for England.
The Englishman had an exceptional T20 series against Pakistan and scored with great ease . Brooks is in contention for playing 11 in this year’s T20 World Cup.
Shubhman Gill is a talented young Indian cricketer, who bats in the top order. He is a right-handed batter. He plays some crisp drives and can pull the bowlers right from fine leg to cow corner.
Gill has already set records in his short international career. He became the fastest Indian to score 500 runs and 1000 runs in ODI cricket for India. Shubhman was phenomenal in the Border Gavaskar Trophy 2021-22 and played a crucial knock of 91 to help India win the historic series. He is very consistent and will take the legacy of Sachin and Virat forward. Recently, he became the youngest batter to score a double hundred in ODIs.
Cameron Green is the Australian young cricketer in Australia. The talented all-rounder can win you games single-handedly. Green has already made an impact in the Australian setup, winning key matches for the side. He is also excellent against spin bowling. Cameron Green can be the next big thing in Australian Cricket.
He bowls around 135+ and is a handy middle-order batsman. He has an average of over 40 in first-class cricket.
Naseem Shah is a very promising young cricket from Pakistan. The fast bowler can consistently crank it above 145 kph. He is very mature for his age and bowls a consistent line and length. With his rapid pace, it becomes even more challenging to tackle him. If injuries stay away from him, he can be the best fast bowler for the country in the upcoming decade.
Brevis announced himself on the big stage in the U-19 World Cup 2022. He was the highest run-scorer in the World Cup. Brevis scored 506 runs with an average of 84.33 and holds the record for most runs in a single edition of the tournament.
He is widely known as ‘Baby AB’ across the World Cup. This exciting young player can play 360 degrees with laps and scoops. He is the next-generation fearless cricketer who is not afraid to express himself on the biggest stage. The talented batter was brought by Mumbai Indians in the 2022 IPL at the price of 3 crores. He also featured in the CPL 2022 and had a consistent run in the tournament.