As Test cricket returns to prominence in the wake of the recent ICC World Twenty20 and 2014 Indian Premier League season, it's an apt moment to examine some of the format's emerging stars.
Interestingly, periods of transition have either ended or are just beginning for a vast array of the world's Test outfits, meaning the rise of new talents is inevitable.
England, of course, are the outfit enduring the most notable changes after a torrid time in Australia during the winter.
But changes to the international landscape keep coming.
From South Africa's leadership handover to the new generations emerging in India and New Zealand—not forgetting the next era that awaits Sri Lanka—Test cricket is ready to be seized by a collection of rising players.
Across the following slides, we examine those who are beginning to climb the game's pecking order.