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5 Most exciting young batsmen in the world

Cricket is a sport that gives more excitement when young bloods show their talent in front of huge crowds on a big stage. Each and every country in the world would want to blood as many youngsters as possible to build a solid team for their future.

There are some exciting talented batsmen coming through the ranks off late from all over the world and these youngsters are getting benefited by playing the franchise league all over the world which gives them massive exposure like none.

Let us take a look at 5 of the most exciting young batsmen in the world cricket at the moment.

1. Tom Banton

The 21 year right hand batsman from Somerset is one of the hot selling cake in the franchise cricket all over the world. He has been the most sought after player in the world in the shortest format of the game at present and the fact that he got an IPL contract in itself stand tall as an example of how talented a player he is.

He burst into the scene with some magnificent hitting in the natwest vitality blast where he partnered #1 T20 batsman in Babar Azam for Somerset.

He went on the play for England and even had a successful big bash tournament in Australia

2. Shubman Gill

The 20 year old prodigy from Punjab is touted to be the next big thing in the Indian cricket. He is a phenomenal player and has impressed each and everyone with his perfect foot work and shot making ability.

He has played just 2 ODIs for India but all the experts around the world want him to be a part of the Indian playing XI across formats at any cost which just shows the talent that this man possess.

3. Marnus Labuschagne

He is already the #3 batsman in the world in the toughest format of the game. He is already a superstar in his own way as he helped Australia to retain the Ashes on the English soil along with his idol Steve Smith.

He has played 14 test matches and averages a whopping 63 with 4 hundreds. He has scored over 1400 runs and most of those runs have come in crisis situation for the Aussies which makes this kid even more special.

He made his debut in 2018 but he made everyone to take notice of him in the Ashes last year when he stood up the next moment after getting hit by a brutal bouncer from Jofra Archer after coming in as a concussion substitute for Steve Smith. That was the moment where he made a massive statement that he is here to stay in the international cricket for a long period.

4. Nicholas Pooran

One of the toughest cricketers going around. He was seen as a bright spot in the caribbean cricket but he met with a career threatening accident that almost took the life out of him.

This gritty cricketer never gave up and came back hard to overcome all the obstacles and he is currently the best white ball cricketer for the West Indies. The fact that he is just 24 years old and has already seen the ups and lows will only make him stronger and harder in the years to come.

5. Janneman Malan

The 23 year old extremely talented right hand batsman is the new shining light for the Proteas. He is a brilliant player who doesn’t believe in power hitting but timing. He is player of oozing class and a brilliant touch player. With lost of T20 cricket around, it is very difficult to find touch players but Janneman Malan is definitely one among them.

He relies purely on timing and placement and has a very calm and matured head on his shoulders. His only ODI century came against the Aussies in the 2nd ODI of the 3 match series where he guided his team home with an unbeaten 129 runs against a top quality Australian attack.

He seems to be the perfect replacement for Hashim Amla and he along with the skipper Quinton de Kock will have a lot of work to do if they are to take South Africa again to their dominant best.

Balaji @deep_extracover

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