20 Future Cricket stars- Guys to watch out for

20 Future Cricket stars- Guys to watch out for

20 Future Cricket stars- Guys to watch out for: Selecting players with an eye on the future rather than winning in the present is a tricky business. After the recent Ashes debacle many supporters of Australian cricket have been feeling a bit gloomy about the lack of young players coming through and wondering where the next star will come from. The concern is a pretty valid one and not restricted to the Aussies. Howsoever strong your national side is, you always need players knocking at the door, who inspire confidence  to be assured of your bench strength. The problem of plenty is always a welcome one in such scenarios. Much of a team’s future prospects depend on the quality of player’s coming through domestic cricket. Let us try and have an analysis on the major players who are expected to make it big at the international stage in the near future.

Here are the 20 Future Cricket stars- Guys to watch out for:

1. Sam Billings (England):

Sam Billings
Sam Billings. (© Getty Images)

Although England are in more than capable hands with Jos Buttler behind the stumps in ODI cricket, they must surely find a role for another wicket-keeper batsman in Billings. Both are deserving of a place in the side on batting alone, with Billings being particularly remarkable in the 2014 county season. The Kent keeper hit 458 runs in seven innings in the Royal London One-Day Cup, averaging 114.50 and with a mind boggling strike-rate of 154.20. He also hit the most sixes in the competition with 17 of them to his name.

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