• 2015 World Cup: Top 5 key players to watch out

    by  • September 1, 2014 • Cricket

    The ICC 2015 cricket World Cup is coming soon and all the teams have started their preparations for the exciting tournament to be happen in Australia and New Zealand.

    The World cup brings a lot of entertainment from cricketers, who would rock the stage with their performances.

    We at SportingFreak.com brings the top five cricket players to watch out for in the ICC 2015 cricket World Cup.

    Virat Kohli (India)

    India’s veteran batsman Virat Kohli, who is currently struggling to find his form at the moment. But, the 25-year-old has the caliber to bounce back to his best in a fraction of time. He will be carrying the hopes of Indian Cricket Team when they will defend their World Cup crown.

    AB de Villiers (South Africa)

    South Africa skipper AB de Villiers is all about world class when it comes to batting. The 30-year-old is one of the best batsman’s and finisher in his squad with his heroics performances throughout the calendar year.

    Mitchell Johnson (Australia)

    Australian seamer Mitchell Johnson is considered as on the highly-rated bowlers over the past one year. Since his return to International cricket last year, the 32-year-old has established himself as key player, who usually bowls at 150 km/h with an ease and troubles the batsmen with his bowling skills.

    Glenn Maxwell (Australia)

    Aussie batsman Glenn Maxwell is known for his country’s one of the most hard-hitter batsman, who already proved himself in the recent season of Indian Premier League. The 25-year-old has the capability to destroy the bowler – no matter who he is, especially in the crucial overs of the innings. He scores runs quickly with an outstanding strike rate and put the opposition on the back-foot.

    Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka)

    Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene, who recently announced his retirement from Test cricket in order to keep himself available for the 2015 World Cup.