Joe Denly has a very exciting opportunity to stake a claim for an England Test place in the upcoming one-day series against Australia.
He's capable of making some good strides, especially if he's given the opportunity to open the batting, and I hope he takes his chance with both hands.
Denly's domestic record is for Kent is ok. He averages 36.84 in the first-class cricket and 33.37 in the 50-over game. But I think he's capable of being a big player for England if he fulfils his potential.
Nobody really put pressure on Alastair Cook over the summer, but I think Denly can seriously threaten his place if he has a good couple of weeks.
Another player I'll be watching closely is Luke Wright from Sussex. He's at a stage where he needs to press on and put in some big match-winning performances for England in Twenty20 and one-day internationals.
Wright is clearly a confident player. He can bat aggressively, offers something with the ball and is a superb athlete in the field.
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