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Surrey & England wicket keeper Ben Foakes has been praised by the cricketing world after his performance in the second Test against India.

While England lost the match in Chennai, the 28-year-old put on an impressive show with the gloves with five dismissals and went through the first India innings without conceding a single extra.

As well as that, he also added an invaluable 42 not out to England’s first innings total. With Jos Buttler rested for the remainder of the series, Foakes is in line to play in the final two Tests. After some of the praise he has received from respected voices in the game this week, it seems many are excited to see him back in action.

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First up, one of the great wicket keeper batsmen in the history of the game. Adam Gilchrist took to Twitter to state his admiration for our man.

Next up is a man who knows exactly what it’s like to be behind the stumps for England in Matt Prior.

Sarah Taylor, regarded by many as one of the greatest the game has ever seen in men’s or women’s cricket, also tweeted.

A man who made 26 Test appearances for India despite much of his career coinciding with that of MS Dhoni, Dinesh Karthik.

Current West Indies glovesman, Joshua Da Silva.

Former England captain and current TV commentator and analyst, Nasser Hussain, writing for the Mail Online.

When it comes to wicketkeepers, England have produced some of the all-time greats — and Monday’s masterclass from Ben Foakes was up there with any display behind the stumps you could nominate.

Another ex-England skipper, this time it’s Michael Vaughan.

India batting legend VVS Laxman.

Former India opener and domestic run machine Wasim Jaffer.