The ICC T20 World Cup is also on its way, and all the national teams are looking for individuals who can make a significant impact on the team. T20 is the most compact format of the game and it is one of the more dynamic formats of the game because it can swing in either team’s favor within mere overs of each other. The teams in these circumstances simply need a player who is capable of performing and winning games when all the chips are down. There are five players that you should keep an eye on at the ICC T20 World Cup that will be held in Australia in 2022.
Wanindu Hasaranga at the ICC T20 World Cup 2022
In the IPL, there has been a lot of talk about Wanindu Hasaranga. IPL 2022 Mega Auction was the first time the RCB management was trolled for spending 10.75 crores on Wanindu at the Mega Auction. The best thing about Hasaranga has been that with every ball that he has bowled, he has proven that the price tag that has been put on him is deserved. There is a good wrong one in Hasaranga. The stock ball and the googly are difficult to differentiate from one another.
The problem with him is that he is hard to pick. A flipper delivery is also one of the deliveries that he uses. There are also times when he looks to beat the batsmen in the air by hitting them with a ball. A very high rating has been given by the ICC to him. There is no doubt that Hasaranga is the face of change for the Sri Lankan team that is struggling. As a result of the absence of legends like Sanga and Mahela, this team was severely struggling for a while, but now things seem to be looking up for them as they may be about to regain their former glory.
Shaheen Shah Afridi at the ICC T20 World Cup 2022
Afridi is without a doubt one of the best white-ball bowlers in the world at the moment. He belongs to the same batch as Shubman Gill and Prithvi Shaw, those players who were selected for the U-19 World Cup in Australia in 2018. When bowlers like Shahnawaz Dahani and Hasan Ali were struggling to make the national team, Afridi was fast-tracked to the team.
During the last few years, Afridi has become a household name in the cricket world. The way he played against India in the last game of the ICC T20 World Cup is enough to show that he is a good player. His in-swinging deliveries rattled the Indian top-order with the force with which he delivered them. KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma looked helpless in his face of him. Shaheen consistently bowls at a rate of 90 mp/h and this makes him a much more lethal bowler.
Suryakumar Yadav at the ICC T20 World Cup 2022
Among the many things Suryakumar Yadav brings to the team and to international cricket, he is unquestionably the Indian version of Mike Hussey. He was drafted to the national team very late in his career at the age of 30 and that makes it very unfortunate for him, but that in no way lessens his talent in any way or form. Over the past three to four years, he has been an exceptional player in the Indian Premier League. Every season, he has been consistently scoring 400 to 500 runs in a season. Rohit Sharma, the captain of the Indian cricket team, has also backed Surya. SKY was selected for the World Cup team in 2021, but he only had a few opportunities to play and they were against mediocre opposition.
There is no doubt that his time has come to rise and he has what it takes to reach the top. For the Mumbai Indians, he has won the big games, and now it is time he does the same for team India, which he has done for the Mumbai Indians. Surya is capable of playing 360 degrees around the field. There is also an illustrious cover drive that he possesses as well as the ability to handle short balls well.
Liam Livingstone at the ICC T20 World Cup 2022
In terms of a complete package for the short format of the game, Liam Livingstone is a great starting point for any young player. Livingstone is a team player and he is always willing to help his teammates. Regardless of his position in the order of play, he can bat up as a finisher. The left-handed batsmen can be bowled off-spin, while the right-handed batsmen can be bowled leg-spin. Furthermore, he has exceptional fielding skills as well. For the past few years, Liam Livingstone has been one of the most sought-after freelance cricketers across the globe in the shorter format. His ability to hit sixes has been taken to a new level with his new ability to hit sixes.
The name of Liam Livingstone appears five times on the list of the top ten longest sixes in IPL 2022, which is the longest IPL ever. The sixes he hits are not just sixes, they are monstrous sixes. A bowler’s confidence can be dented by the sixes he bowls. However, if Livingstone is to play in the national team of England, he would be best suited as a player at number four or number five. The “slam-bang” style of cricket that England has played in recent years makes him a good ambassador for that style of cricket as well.
Mitchell Marsh at the ICC T20 World Cup 2022
The most improved cricketer of the last few years is Mitchell Marsh. It can be said that if there is a payer who comes closer to the improvement, it is India’s Deepak Hooda. The only difference is that Mitchell Marsh has already won a T20 World Cup for Australia in the past. Obviously, he is looking forward to defending his team’s title for the next few years. I will never forget the performance he gave in the final. It is no secret that Mitchell Marsh is one of the best players in the world. Whenever it matters the most, he is there for the party.
Over the past few weeks, Marsh has been in and out of the field due to a niggle. When he has an opportunity to make an impact, he makes the most of it. He has scored 89 and 50+ for the Delhi Capitals recently, which has helped to push the team closer to qualifying for the playoffs. His single-handed efforts have led to them winning both of their last two games. He would be best suited at number four or three, which is the optimal position for him. This is the minimum batting average he can reach. The player is a replacement for Shane Watson and he must be used in the same way that Watson was used in the past.
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