Mon, 14 Nov 2022

ICC T20 World Cup 2022: Picking the best XI performers of the ICC T20 World Cup 2022

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England on scripted history when they beat Pakistan in the final of the ICC 2022 T20 World Cup. This made England, the only side to hold the 50 over and 20 over world titles at the same time. In this article lets take a look at the top XI performers of the ICC world T20 2022 world cup.

Jos Buttler – ENG

The England captain scored 225 runs from 6 games with 2 half centuries and had a strike rate of 144. Buttler was the catalyst that helped England win the title not only with his batting but also his captaincy and wicket keeping.

Alex Hales – ENG

Making his way to the side after 3 years for the injured Jonny Bairstow, the lanky right hander was the undoubted stand performer for England. Hales scored 212 runs with 2 fifties and a strike rate under 148.

Virat Kohli – IND

There was massive anticipation for Kohli and his fans coming into the show piece event. Kohli did not let down the fans as he scored 296 runs with 4 half centuries and had a strike rate of 136 and averaged nearly 99 during the tournament.

Suryakumar Yadav – IND

The new Mr. 360 took the world by storm with his batting to score 239 with 3 half centuries. Yadav had a strike rate of nearly 190 with an average shade under 60.

Sikandar Raza – ZIM

The Zimbabwean showed his class with the bat as he scored 219 runs from the 8 games with 2 half centuries at a strike rate of 147. Raza also dazzled with the ball as he picked 10 wickets with the ball at a economy rate of 6.5 runs per over.

Glenn Phillips – NZ

The South African born Kiwi player scored 201 runs from 5 games with a century and half century. Phillips had a strike rate of 158, Phillips dazzled the world with an amazing century against Sri Lanka during the Super 12 stages.

Wanindu Hasaranga – SL

The Sri Lankan superstar was the star of the show with 15 wickets with the ball. Despite losing the opening game to Namibia, SL went into the Super 12 stages after 2 wins. Hasaranga had an economy rate of 6.4 runs per over.

Sam Curran – ENG

The English all rounder did the trick with the ball as he picked 13 wickets including crucial spells in the semi-finals and final. Curran’s 13 wickets came an economy rate of 6.5 runs per over.

Shadab Khan – PAK

Pakistani leg spinner played a key role in Pakistan reaching the final of the tournament. Khan scored 98 with the bat with 1 half century against South Africa, and picked 11 wickets with the ball with an economy of 6.3 runs per over.

Arshdeep Singh – IND

Called the find of the tournament, the 23 year old left arm pacer showed the talent he has with 10 wickets during the tournament. He began with a 3 wicket haul against Pakistan and had an economy rate of 7.8 runs per over.

Anrich Nortje – SAF

One of the fastest bowlers of the tournament, Nortje Picked 11 wickets from 5 games with an economy rate of 5.3 runs per over and had a best of 4/10 against Bangladesh.

 ICC T20I World Cup 2022 Best XI –

J. Butter, A. Hales, V. Kohli, SK Yadav, S. Raza, G. Phillips, W. Hasaranga, S. Khan, S. Curran, A. Singh and A. Nortje

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