When a sportsman's career comes to an end, there are two well-trodden paths to follow.
One option is to give something back to the game and work as a coach, dedicating your life to the improvement of others and essentially ensuring the survival of the sport.
The other is to join the media.
Indeed, one of the perks of being the England cricket captain is that once you put down your pads for the last time, you are guaranteed a lucrative spot behind a microphone or at the very least a newspaper column.
In fact, the Sky Sports team is almost an England captains' graveyard.
Here are the seven current players, based on their personality and interviews, who are most likely to secure a career in the media.