The ongoing T20 WC has lived up to expectations.
There have been players who have set the
T20 World Cup on fire with their exceptional performances down under. This World Cup has been really competitive with teams like the Netherlands, and Zimbabwe coming to the fore. There have been multiple upsets Super 12 round of the competition and every team has tasted defeat.
After over three weeks of exciting cricket,
New Zealand and England have emerged as the best teams from Group 1 while the other group has been headed by India and Pakistan. As we progress to the semifinal stage, let’s take a look at the top 5 best performers of the T20 World Cup
Here are our 5 player of the tournament so far SKY has smashed 225 runs in five games at a staggering strike rate of 193.96 which includes three half-centuries. He has pierced all parts of the ground with his all-around 360-degree shots.
Suryakumar Yadav has featured in 39 T20Is and notched up 1270 runs at a stunning strike rate of 179.63. Suryakumar has been the x-factor of India’s batting in
2. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli started the marquee tournament with a memorable knock playing an incredible innings against arch-rivals Pakistan to snatch victory form the jaws of defeat. The star Indian batter has featured in five games so far, having scored 246 runs in this tournament at the strike rate of 138.98. He has also broken the record for the highest T20 run getter in history having broken Mahela Jayawardene’s record of 1016 runs.
3. Glenn Phillips
Glenn Phillips has been the mainstay of New Zealand’s batting in the T20 World Cup 2022.Glenn has been instrumental in New Zealand reaching the semi-finals and will hold the key against Pakistan in the semis. He has made 53 appearances for New Zealand in the shortest format and has scored 1289 runs at a strike rate of 147.99. He has scored 195 runs in four games at a incredible strike rate of 163.86. His innings also has come at crucial times, with his team being down against Sri Lanka having lost early wickets, he scored a dazzling century. He also played a superb knock against England.
4. Sikandar Raza
Sikandar Raza is one of the best all-rounders Zimbabwe cricket has produced. In the T20Is for his country, he has accumulated 1259 runs in 66 games at a strike rate of 128.86 and also has picked up 38 wickets at an economy of 7.18. In this tournament, he has scored 219 runs at a strike rate of 147.97. Not only with the bat, he has also delivered some match winning performances with the ball having taken 10 wickets at an economy of 6.50.
He played a crucial role in Zimbabwe’s historic win against Pakistan taking 3 wickets in his four overs.
5. Shadab Khan
Shadab Khan is currently one of the best all rounder in World Criket. He has scored 456 runs in 82 matches at a strike rate of 143.84 and has taken 97 wickets at an economy of 7.04. In a crucial match against South Africa, Shadab scored a match defining innings of 52 runs off 22 balls and also took 2 wickets. In the do or die against Bangladesh also, he struck twice to help Pakistan qualify for semi-finals. Pakistan will be hoping he comes up good for them in the semi-finals.
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