Every International Cricket Team's Player Who Gets Under Opposition Skin

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Every International Cricket Team's Player Who Gets Under Opposition Skin
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Batting, bowling and fielding are clearly the three core skills in cricket but what about the mental warfare practised by certain players?

People who can wind up the opposition and put them off their game can be an asset in some sports—see ice hockey's NHL where an "agitator" is often a sought-after commodity—and cricket, where concentration is key, is one of them.

The methods used can vary; it might be a close fielder talking to batsmen between balls, a fast bowler aggressively following through in his run up or even a deliberately barbed comment in the media.

Here is every Test-playing side's leading player in terms of getting under the opposition's skin.

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