Cricket's most thrilling and spectacular event has now arrived, with the ICC World Twenty20 set to captivate the cricketing world over the coming weeks.
With a plethora of stars among the tournament's major teams, it's almost certain that we're ready to witness some of the most exhilarating exhibitions ever seen on the international stage.
Yet perhaps the most intriguing aspect of this year's edition is sheer unpredictability of the competition. While each team owns a number of heavyweights, the proliferation in T20 cricket around the world has seen each nation develop of wealth of limited-overs talent, making it possible for a number of emerging stars and lesser names to rise to prominence at this year's event.
Here, we make some bold predictions on which players will shine brightest during a cricket's most frantic tournament.