The suspension of cricket has meant different things for players wherever they are on the age spectrum.
Some will feel they are missing valuable time in their primes. Others will hope to see top-flight action again, before signing off their careers.
Many others will have been hoping to announce themselves to the wider world at about this time, either in the international game or via franchise league cricket.
At least all those guys have time on their side. Above is a picture gallery of 20 of the most talented players aged under 20 emerging in the world game.
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