Top 10 Best Cricketers Of T20 World Cup

T20 is a faster format of cricket as compare to the ODIs and test, where cricketers have to be more quick and smart to take their team to victory. Not only T20s entertain cricket fans with thrilling and adventurous games, but also analyze the performances of cricket players. Today, T20 format is gaining more popularity in cricket and there are a plenty of T20 Leagues to provide enjoyment to the cricket fas. However, T20 World Cup still remains the biggest tournament of T20 format. Here are the Top 10 Best Cricketers of T20 World Cup.

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From Chris Gayle to Shakib Al Hassan and From Virat Kohli to Mustafizur Rahman, there many great players who will be main focus of their respective team in the Upcoming T20 World Cup 2021. So, we have decided to create a list of all such players who have held records in the previous T20 World Cup seasons. Below is the list of Top 10 Best Cricketers of T20 World Cup 2021.

1.Chris Gayle [ Most Hundreds in T20 World Cups]

Star West Indian all-rounder Chris Gayle takes the top spot on our list with his many records in previous T20 WC seasons. He has already retired from Test and ODI cricket. Now he is currently focusing on the third title for the West Indies. Since the inaugural season, he has played 28 matches in T20 World Cups and scored 920 runs with a batting average of 40.

Chris Gayle has scored 2 centuries in World Cups with 7 fifties. Apart from it, he also holds many batting records in the T20 World Cups. Firstly, he is the 2nd highest run scorer in T20 World Cups. Secondly, he holds the record for hitting most Sixes in T20 World Cup matches. In T20 World Cup 2016, he hit 11 sixes against England at Mumbai. This now stands as the record for most sixes in an innings in T20 World Cups.

Moreover, Chris Gayle also holds the record for scoring most hundred in T20 World Cups. And, he also shared most fifties in T20 World Cups record with Indian captain Virat Kohli. Therefore, 41 Year Old Jamaican Gayle Force will be center of attraction for every one in the T20 World Cup 2021.

2. Virat Kohli [ Most Fifties in T20 World Cups]

Next we have Indian Skipper Virat Kohli making up the 2nd spot on our list. Currently ranked 5th on ICC T20 Player rankings for Batsmen, the Indian Run machine received Man of the Tournament in T20 World Cup 2016. Moreover, He is also the 4th highest run scorer in T20 WCs. From 2012 to 2016, Virat Kohli played 16 matches in T20 World Cups.

He scored 777 runs at a mind blowing average of 86.33. Moreover, Kohli has also set many records in the previous three seasons. For starters, he holds the record for highest average in T20 World Cups. Then, he owns the record for most half centuries in T20 World Cups. Last but not the least, Kohli also holds the record for most runs in a series for T20 world cups.

In T20 World Cup 2021, Virat Kolhi is expected to captain India. He hopes to win the second T20 WC Trophy for Men in Blue after 14 years. Above all, the greatest batsman of all times, he earns his spot on our list of Best Cricketers in T20 World Cups.

3. Babar Azam [ Fastest To complete 2,000 runs in T20s]

Current Pakistani Captain Babar Azam earns the 3rd spot on our list. Though, he had never been part of a T20 World Cup and the upcoming season will be his first, but he is currently ranked 2nd on ICC T20 Player Rankings for Men. Since his debut in 2015, he has already set many records in T20 for Pakistan. Therefore, Babar Azam is going to be a key player in the next season of T20 World Cup.

For Starters, Babar Azam holds the 3rd highest average in T20 format. He is the fastest batsman to complete 2000 runs in T20 format and 2nd fastest to reach 1,000. Moreover, Babar also holds the record for 2nd most fours in T20 career. He has also won five player of the T20 series awards to his name.

Therefore in the next T20 WC, all eyes will be set on him. He has a high responsibility of leading Pakistan into their 2nd T20 title. Besides, he will also entertain T20 cricket fans with his symbol short of cover drive in T20 World Cup 2021.

4. David Malan [ Fastest to complete 1,000 runs in T20 cricket]

Star English T20 cricketer David Malan holds the 4th spot on our list. He is currently rated No 1 player on ICC T20 Player rankings for Men. Though, Malan has never participated in any T20 World Cup match, but he has been a top performer for England since his debut in 2017. In his short T20 career, Malan has won England many matches on his own with his aggressive batting style.

He has played only 30 matches so far and scored 1123 runs with an average of 43.19. He owns one hundred and 11 fifties in T20 format with the top score of 103*. Moreover, he has also set many records in T20 in his short career span.

For starters, he is the fastest batsman to complete 1,000 runs in T20 cricket. And, he share 2nd highest partnership for the 2nd wicket in T20 cricket. England are preparing for T20 World Cup 2021 nowadays, and player like him are a sing of fresh breath for their team. Now, he attains his spot on our list of Greatest Cricketers in T20 WC.

5. Aaron Finch [ Highest Individual score in T20s]

At number 5, we have current Australian captain Aaron Finch on our countdown. He is currently ranked 3rd on ICC Player Rankings for Men in T20s. Finch has only played two World Cup T20 matches in 2016 since his debut in cricket. However, he has lead Australia to victory on numerous occasion with his excellent batting skills.

Aaron Finch has played only 76 T20 matches from 2011 and scored 2473 runs at an average of 37.46. He also holds 15 fifties and two hundreds in T20 format. Moreover, Finch also own many records in T20 format with the bat. He holds the record for Highest individual score in T20 format with his 172 against Zimbabwe in 2018.

He is also the 4th highest run scorer in T20 format. Apart from it, he also owns the record for most fours in an innings in T20 format. In 2021, Aaron Finch is expected to captain Australia. So, Australian cricket fans are already eyeing him for their first T20 title. And now, he deserves his spot on our list of Best Cricketers in T20 World Cup.

6. Shakib al Hassan [ Highest run Scorer for Bangladesh in T20 World Cups]

At number 6, we have a star Bangladeshi cricketer Shakib al Hassan on our list. He is currently ranked 2nd on ICC T20 rankings for all-rounders. Moreover, He is also the highest run-scorer for Bangladesh in T20 World Cups and 12th highest scorer overall. He has scored 567 runs in 25 matches with an average of 28.35 which includes three fifties.

Apart from it, Shakib has also took 30 wickets in 25 World Cup matches with the best bowling figures of 4/15. He has set many record in T20 WCs as well. For Starters, he is 7th highest wicket-taker in T20 World Cups and he has most wickets in T20 WCs for Bangladesh.

With the next season of T20 World Cup on the corner, Shakib al Hassan is the best player in Bangladesh T20 world cup to offer. Therefore, Bangladeshi cricket fans will be carefully watching his performance in the tournament.

7. Rashid Khan [ The current deadliest bowler in T20s ]

Next we have a top Afghani bowler Rashid Khan making up the 7th spot on our list. He is currently ranked 3rd on ICC T20 player rankings for bowlers. Since his debut in 2015, Rashid has been a star bowler for Afghanistan team in T20 cricket. He has played 51 T20 matches and took 95 wickets with a bowling average of 13.76.

Rashid holds many records in T20 format and he is an excellent bowler for Afghanistan. First, he is has the best bowling average in T20s. Secondly, he holds the best strike rate in T20s for bowlers( deadliest bowler for a reason). Moreover, he also has most consecutive 4-wicket hauls in T20 cricket. Last but not the least, he is the fastest bowler to take 50 wickets in T20 cricket.

As, T20 World Cup is nearing us, Rashid Khan is expected to lead the Afghani batting line up. With his deadliest bowling skills, he can knockout even the greatest T20 performers in this tournament. So, everyone will be eyeing on him in the tournament.

8. Tim Southee

Next we have a current New Zealand bowler Tim Southee making up the 8th spot on our list. He is currently ranked 6th on ICC Player rankings for Bowlers. Since his debut in 2008, Tim has played 83 T20 matches and took 99 wickets with an average of 25.17. Moreover, he also shares many record in the T20 format.

Tim Southee is the 2nd highest wicket taker in T20s with 99 wickets. Moreover, he also holds the record for most wicket taken caught in T20 format. He was the leading bowler in New Zealand in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 and took his team to the finals.

As, T20 World Cup approaches us, Tim Southee is expected to take charge of the bowling department for New Zealand in the tournament. Therefore, New Zealand cricket fans are eyeing on him to take them to their first mega ICC Title.

9. Mohammad Rizwan [ Most Runs in Calendar Year in T20s]

Pakistani star Wicket-keeper Batsman Mohammad Rizwan has risen to fame in no time. He takes the 9th spot on our list with his excellent batting skills. Rizwan is currently ranked 7th on ICC Player rankings for Batsmen. Though, he has not played in any T20 World Cup matches. But, he can be a star performer for Pakistan, given his previous T20 record.

In 2020, Mohammad Rizwan recorded the most runs in a Calendar year for T20 format. He is also the 3rd player with most fifties in T20 format. Apart from it, he also own the 2nd highest average in T20 cricket. Moreover, he also shares the 4th highest partnership in T20 format.

Above all, Mohammad Rizwan deserves to be among the best Cricketers in the T20 World Cup. He is expected to open for Pakistan in the upcoming T20 Mega Tournament. Now, he earns his spot on our list of Greatest Cricketers in T20 World Cup.

10. Dwayne Bravo [ 1,000 runs with 50 wickets]

At last, we have West Indian cricketer Dwayne Bravo making up the final spot on our list. He is one of only three players to record 1,000 runs and take 50 wickets in the T20 format. Since his debut, Bravo has took part in 29 World Cup T20 matches and claimed 25 wickets. He is the highest wicket-taker for West Indies in T20 WCs.

Bravo is also credited with victory of West Indies in T20 World Cup 2016. His quality bowling in death overs lead West Indies to their second title victory. Earlier, he also participated in T20 WC 2012 for West Indies as well. He is a genuine all-rounder who is known for his aggressive batting.

As T20 World Cup 2021, closes in, West Indies can benefit from the T20 experience of Dwayne Bravo. Who knows, if the Trinidadian singer leads West Indies to their third title.

Conclusion

T20 is a faster format of cricket and it requires special skills from the cricket player. With their smart performance and great skills, T20 cricketers lead their teams to victory. Some of these players go on to set some record in the T20 format. Now, T20 World Cup is going to be held this year.

All the cricket teams are preparing for the mega event of T20 World cup. They have some T20 specialist in their squad that will give their best to win the title for their teams. Some of these star cricketers make it on our list with their previous great performance in T20 format.

So, here is our list. Who do you think should be on our list. Let us know in the comments.


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