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Steve Nash

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He doesn't play a sport that uses a bat or a stick, but the Los Angeles Lakers' new point guard possesses other intangibles that could make him a solid cricket player. Nash was born in the cricket haven of South Africa and became a pretty good soccer player. Fancy footwork played a role in Australia's victory against India in the Super Eights when Pat Cummins kicked the stumps with the ball. Nash knows how to play all angles on the court, and he breaks down opponents with his brain and his feet. -- Amar Shah