Though it is a different game they have inherited good qualities from their idols which have helped them become successful in their game.
"I see this as probably one of the most competitive World Cups that people are going to see" - Virat Kohli.
Gavaskar opines England summers will make the tournament more exciting given the pitches will be drier and will help the spinners a lot.
Shoaib Akhtar admitted that Amir will still be important in English conditions.
"The competition will be tighter."
"They’ve played great cricket over the last 12 months."
Richards also talked about other teams that are in the race of winning the World Cup.
Dada makes his pick.
Back in May this year, the Pretoria-born cricketer hung his boots from international cricket.