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Old September 6, 2012, 07:48 PM
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Default India's Batting Prospects

With dravid and vvs having retired there has been a lot of talk about whether india's young batting prospects can take over the mantle and who, when the time comes can replace tendulkar and sehwag. here, we can talk about india's up and coming batting prospects, who will and won't do well if given the chance, who can bat where. now there are a lot, i'm going to go through the ones who are already on the fringe or who are known a bit and then the ones who aren't as known.

Cheteshwar Pujara: currently is the test #3. 13 tests ave 65.55, 4 centuries, 3 half centuries, top score 206*. FC ave 60.3 21 centuries 25 half centuries top score 352 25YO right hand batsman
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...yer/32540.html

Suresh Raina: current test #6, 17 matches ave 28.44 1 century, 7 half centuries, top score 120. FC ave 43.42 12 centuries 35 half centuries top score 204* 26YO left hand batsman
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...yer/33335.html

Manoj Tiwary: 0 test matches to-date. FC ave 59.55 18 centuries, 14 half centuries, top score 267 27YO right hand batsman
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...yer/35565.html

Rohit Sharma: 0 test matches. FC ave 60.78 16 centuries, 20 half centuries, top score 309* 26YO right hand batsman
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...yer/34102.html

Ajinkya Rahane: 0 tests. FC ave 60.21 19 centuries, 23 half centuries, top score 265*. 25YO right hand top order batsman
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...er/277916.html

Abhinav Mukund: 5 tests ave 21.10, 0 centuries 1 half century, top score 62. FC ave 50.98, 17 centuries, 17 half centuries, top score 300* 23YO left hand top order batsman.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...er/302582.html

Subramaniam Badrinath: 2 tests ave 21.00, 0 centuries, 1 half century, top score 56. FC ave 60.13 29 centuries, 36 half centuries top score 250 33YO rigth hand batsman.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...yer/26806.html

Murali Vijay: 16 test matches ave 38.48, 3 centuries, 3 half centuries, top score 167. FC ave 47.49, 13 centuries, 18 half centuries, top score 266. 29YO opening batsman.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...er/237095.html

Ravindra Jadeja: 5 tests, ave 19.4 FC ave 50.98, 7 centuries, 12 half centuries, top score 331. 24YO allrounder, left handed batsman.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...er/234675.html

Abhishek Nayar: 0 test matches played. FC ave 56.28, 12 centuries, 21 half centuries, top score 259. 29YO allrounder, left handed batsman.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...yer/32091.html

Manish Pandey: 0 tests. FC ave 51.71, 9 centuries, 15 half centuries, top score 218. 24YO right handed top order batsman.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...er/290630.html

Mandeep Singh: 0 test matches. FC ave 52.37, 5 centuries, 9 half centuries, top score 211. 21YO Right handed top order batsman.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...er/398506.html

Robin Bist: 0 test matches played. FC ave 50.00, 7 centuries, 18 half centuries, top score 176. 25YO middle order batsman.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...er/262464.html

Suryakumar Yadav: 0 test matches. FC ave 51.19, 3 centuries, 6 half centuries, top score 200 s/r 85.86. 22YO batsman.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...er/446507.html

Ashok Menaria: 0 tests. FC ave 47.00, 6 centuries, 7 half centuries, top score 230. 21YO left handed batsman.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...er/371150.html

Akshath Reddy: 0 test matches played. FC ave 54.67, 5 centuries, 8 half centuries, top score 196. 22YO opening batsman.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...er/376109.html

Ankit Bawne: 0 test matches. FC ave 49.23, 6 centuries, 9 half centuries, top score 166*. 20YO right handed batsman.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...er/327123.html

Chirag Khurana: 0 tests. FC ave 42.72, 2 centuries, 4 half centuries, top score 123. 20YO right handed batsman.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...er/327125.html

Uday Kaul: 0 tests. FC ave 51.2, 12 centuries, 18 half centuries, top score 165*. 25YO left handed wicket keeper batsman.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...yer/30235.html

Unmukt Chand: 0 test matches. FC ave 37.25, 2 century, 8 half centuries, top score 151. 20YO right hand opening batsman.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...er/446499.html

Manprit Juneja: 0 test matches. FC ave 79.75, 5 centuries, 3 half centuries, top score 201*. 22YO right hand batsman.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...er/390480.html

Jiwanjot Singh: 0 test matches. FC ave 62.76, 5 centuries, 2 half centuries, top score 213. 22YO right hand batsman.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/india/co...er/586985.html

Amit Kumar: 0 test matches. FC ave 59.27, 2 centuries, 4 half centuries, top score 119*. 23YO right hand batsman.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...er/542935.html

Lokesh Rahul: FC average 38.84, List A average 52.53. age 21 right-handed wicket keeper batsman.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...er/422108.html

Muralidharen Gautam: FC average 59.67, 8 centuries, 9 half centuries, HS 264* 27YO, right-handed wicket keeper batsman.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...er/302208.html

Vijay Zol: century on FC debut, 18YO left handed batsman.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/Australi...er/554699.html

Rajat Paliwal: FC average 52.36, 4 centuries, 4 half centuries, HS 167, 21YO right-hand bat.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...er/538021.html

Sheldon Jackson: FC average 53.86, 3 centuries, 4 half centuries, HS 118*, 26YO right-hand wicketkeeper batsman.
http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/conte...er/237696.html

also to mention is Baba Aparajith.

now that's a lot of players, some are still early in their careers so could do with a bit more seasoning before making the jump to international cricket, but you never know with indian cricket, often they select out of nowhere or just off one FC season.
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