World's underrated cricketers

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  • Phillip Hughes who is out of favour with the Australian selectors now started off his international Test career by hitting two centuries against South Africa in Durban in 2009. (AFP Photo)

    Phillip Hughes who is out of favour with the Australian selectors now started off his international Test career by hitting two centuries against South Africa in Durban in 2009. (AFP Photo)

  • Nuwan Kulasekara of Sri Lanka was ranked the number one bowler in one day internationals not that long ago. (AFP Photo)

    Nuwan Kulasekara of Sri Lanka was ranked the number one bowler in one day internationals not that long ago. (AFP Photo)

  • Morne Morkel is an important part of South Africa's impressive pace attack. (AFP Photo)

    Morne Morkel is an important part of South Africa's impressive pace attack. (AFP Photo)

  • Tearaway Windies fast bowler Kemar
Roach is a real handful for opposition batsmen. (AFP Photo)

    Tearaway Windies fast bowler Kemar Roach is a real handful for opposition batsmen. (AFP Photo)

  • All rounder Scott Styris has been a consistent performer for New Zealand over the years. (AFP Photo)

    All rounder Scott Styris has been a consistent performer for New Zealand over the years. (AFP Photo)

  • Australia's middle order batsman Marcus North showed that he could also roll his arm over with great effect when he took six wickets in an innings during the recently concluded Test series against Pakistan. (AFP Photo)

    Australia's middle order batsman Marcus North showed that he could also roll his arm over with great effect when he took six wickets in an innings during the recently concluded Test series against Pakistan. (AFP Photo)

  • Zimbabwe's Charles Coventry came into the limelight when he equalled Saeed Anwar's 194 which stood as the joint highest score in ODIs for more than a decade. 
(AFP Photo)

    Zimbabwe's Charles Coventry came into the limelight when he equalled Saeed Anwar's 194 which stood as the joint highest score in ODIs for more than a decade. (AFP Photo)

  • Former captain of Zimbabwe Tatenta Taibu has guided his team through troubled times as their wicketkeeper batsman. (AFP Photo)

    Former captain of Zimbabwe Tatenta Taibu has guided his team through troubled times as their wicketkeeper batsman. (AFP Photo)

  • Jonathan Trott is rock solid for England at the number three position in Tests. (AFP Photo)

    Jonathan Trott is rock solid for England at the number three position in Tests. (AFP Photo)

  • Tamim Iqbal is the key to getting Bangladesh off to a flier at the top of the order. (AFP Photo)

    Tamim Iqbal is the key to getting Bangladesh off to a flier at the top of the order. (AFP Photo)

  • Pakistani off spinner Saeed Ajmal is a useful contributor for his team in all three forms of the game. (AP Photo)

    Pakistani off spinner Saeed Ajmal is a useful contributor for his team in all three forms of the game. (AP Photo)

First Published: August 11, 2010, 2:15 PM IST
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