Watch out for these rising cricket stars in 2020

Here is a comprehensive list of all who we think will grab the limelight and take their teams to glory in the years to come. While it's early days for most of these players, and none might survive the test of time, they have shown steel, class and promise at this nascent stage of their career.

This 18-year-old boy from a humble background in Uttar Pradesh shot to fame when Rajasthan Royals bought him for a whopping Rs 2.4 crore in the IPL 2020 auction. Yashasvi opens the batting and his leg-spin is an add-on. He holds the record of being the youngest to score a List A double ton in the world. With the 2020 Under-19 World Cup and his first IPL to come, all eyes will be on this youngster.
Yashasvi Jaiswal (India)
This 18-year-old boy from a humble background in Uttar Pradesh shot to fame when Rajasthan Royals bought him for a whopping Rs 2.4 crore in the IPL 2020 auction. Yashasvi opens the batting and his leg-spin is an add-on. He holds the record of being the youngest to score a List A double ton in the world. With the 2020 Under-19 World Cup and his first IPL to come, all eyes will be on this youngster.
It's only a matter of time before Samson breaks into the Indian XI. Seen as a wicket-keeping alternative to Rishabh Pant, this 25-year-old has all the shots in the book. He has enjoyed a good run in the IPL for the past 3 years and his recent ODI double ton against Goa in the Vijay Hazare trophy was a testimony to his talent.
Sanju Samson (India)
It's only a matter of time before Samson breaks into the Indian XI. Seen as a wicket-keeping alternative to Rishabh Pant, this 25-year-old has all the shots in the book. He has enjoyed a good run in the IPL for the past 3 years and his recent ODI double ton against Goa in the Vijay Hazare trophy was a testimony to his talent.
Had Steven Smith not been knocked out by Jofra Archer's bouncer, we might never have come across the brilliance of Labuschagne. He came out of nowhere and took the cricket world by storm. He ended 2019 on a high scoring the highest in the longest format. In fact, he has scored 4 tons in his last 7 innings. The upcoming ODI series against India in India will surely test Labuschagne's abilities.
Marnus Labuschagne (Australia)
Had Steven Smith not been knocked out by Jofra Archer's bouncer, we might never have come across the brilliance of Labuschagne. He came out of nowhere and took the cricket world by storm. He ended 2019 on a high scoring the highest in the longest format. In fact, he has scored 4 tons in his last 7 innings. The upcoming ODI series against India in India will surely test Labuschagne's abilities.
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The middle order batsman who was brought in place of AB de Villiers in the 2019 World Cup has justified the trust placed in him by selectors. He averages 73.8 in the 14 ODIs he has played so far and has shown great promise.
Rassie van der Dussen (South Africa)
The middle order batsman who was brought in place of AB de Villiers in the 2019 World Cup has justified the trust placed in him by selectors. He averages 73.8 in the 14 ODIs he has played so far and has shown great promise.
This 21-year-old explosive English batsman is yet to make a mark for his team, having played only 3 T20Is. However, his big hitting has come to the fore from his recent exploits in England's domestic T20 series and the Big Bash League. Banton has been picked up for Kolkata Knight Riders. And if he carries his form into the IPL, there is no stopping Banton from storming into the English side.
Tom Banton (England)
This 21-year-old explosive English batsman is yet to make a mark for his team, having played only 3 T20Is. However, his big hitting has come to the fore from his recent exploits in England's domestic T20 series and the Big Bash League. Banton has been picked up for Kolkata Knight Riders. And if he carries his form into the IPL, there is no stopping Banton from storming into the English side.
Nt many had heard of Carey much before the 2019 World Cup. However, his impressive show with the bat coming down the order was unmissable. Having cemented his place for Australia in the limited overs game, the future looks bright for the 28-year-old wicket-keeper/batsman
Alex Carey (Australia)
Nt many had heard of Carey much before the 2019 World Cup. However, his impressive show with the bat coming down the order was unmissable. Having cemented his place for Australia in the limited overs game, the future looks bright for the 28-year-old wicket-keeper/batsman
The tall, lean fast-bowling all-rounder has shown great promise with both bat and ball. He has a long way to go, but a bit of faith from the team management can do wonders both for him and Team India.
Shivam Dube (India)
The tall, lean fast-bowling all-rounder has shown great promise with both bat and ball. He has a long way to go, but a bit of faith from the team management can do wonders both for him and Team India.
The right arm medium pacer was quite impressive in the recently concluded series against India. His knack of picking regular wickets even after getting hit for runs is what stood out. He will be a bowler to watch out for as West Indies look to revive their golden days in fast bowling.
Keemo Paul (West Indies)
The right arm medium pacer was quite impressive in the recently concluded series against India. His knack of picking regular wickets even after getting hit for runs is what stood out. He will be a bowler to watch out for as West Indies look to revive their golden days in fast bowling.
The only quality spinner in this list, Deepak Chahar's brother Rahul caught everyone's attention with his leg-spin in IPL 2019. His ability to come in the first six overs of a T20 game and picking up wickets was his USP.
Rahul Chahar (India)
The only quality spinner in this list, Deepak Chahar's brother Rahul caught everyone's attention with his leg-spin in IPL 2019. His ability to come in the first six overs of a T20 game and picking up wickets was his USP.
The 26-year-old Pakistani pacer has made quite a mark in the Big Bash League. With 10 wickets from his last 3 T20 appearances, Rauf seems to be cut out for limited overs cricket. Don't be surprised if he is donning the green jersey in the upcoming World T20.
Haris Rauf (Pakistan)
The 26-year-old Pakistani pacer has made quite a mark in the Big Bash League. With 10 wickets from his last 3 T20 appearances, Rauf seems to be cut out for limited overs cricket. Don't be surprised if he is donning the green jersey in the upcoming World T20.
The 23-year old pacer from the Carribean had a dream start to his IPL when he picked up 6/12 on debut for Mumbai Indians in 2019. Joseph was the star with the ball back in 2019 U-19 World Cup final against India. It's still early days for him in the international formal. However, the signs so far have been very promising indeed.
Alzarri Joseph (West Indies)
The 23-year old pacer from the Carribean had a dream start to his IPL when he picked up 6/12 on debut for Mumbai Indians in 2019. Joseph was the star with the ball back in 2019 U-19 World Cup final against India. It's still early days for him in the international formal. However, the signs so far have been very promising indeed.

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