The most anticipated cricketing event of the year, the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 kicks off on the October 16th 2022 with Sri Lanka locking horns against Namibia. Australia are the defending champions, and they have home ground advantage for this year’s tournament, but they will up against the best of South Africa, India, England, Pakistan, New Zealand and Sri Lanka, who will all be looking to wrest the Trophy away from the hosts.
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1. Wanindu Hasaranga – Sri Lanka
Batting Average in T20I cricket- 15.44
Batting Strike rate in T20I cricket- 124.44
Bowling Average in T20I cricket- 14.74
Bowling economy in T20I cricket – 6.72
Wanindu Hasaranga is one of the most promising all-rounders in world cricket presently. He ticks all the boxes when it comes to an all-rounder’s traits. Wanindu Hasaranga holds an impressive bowling average of 14.74 and a miserly economy of 6.72. It is rare to find such great numbers in T20I cricket. He is known for the accuracy and precision with which is bowls.
Hasaranga is also very handy with the bat in the lower order. He holds a batting average of 15.44 with a strike rate of 124.44. When the situation demands, Wanindu Hasaranga can unleash his hitting abilities and he is more than capable of taking his team over the line from difficult situations.
Wanindu Hasaranga performed superbly in the recently concluded Asia Cup 2022. His performance in the Final was exceptional as he scored 36 runs and picked up 3 wickets for 27 runs.
Hasaranga performs well under pressure, and he will certainly be one of the all-rounders to look out for in ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022.
Sri Lanka is priced at 29/4 to reach the Final
2. Hardik Pandya- India
Batting Average in T20I cricket- 25.35
Batting Strike rate in T20I cricket- 148.49
Bowling Average in T20I cricket- 28.68
Bowling economy in T20I cricket- 8.33
Hardik Pandya needs no introduction to the cricket fraternity. He is a powerful striker of the cricket ball and a useful 5th option bowler. His ability with the ball gives India flexibility to go for one extra batter.
Hardik Pandya is in great form in current times. He performed very well in the recently concluded Australia Tour of India. He played a match winning innings for his team in the decider T20I.
Hardik Pandya holds an impressive batting average of 25.35 in T20I cricket at a strike rate of 148.49. Hardik Pandya has recorded great numbers with his bowling too. He has picked up 54 wickets so far in this format.
Hardik Pandya’s utility as an all-rounder means a world to the Indian team. He will play a key role in India’s campaign at the 2022 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
3. Shadab Khan- Pakistan
Batting Average in T20I cricket – 18.00
Batting Strike rate in T20I cricket – 138.46
Bowling Average in T20I cricket – 21.84
Bowling economy in T20I cricket – 7.08
Shadab Khan is a valuable player for Pakistan Cricket. He emerged in world cricket as a fantastic leg spinner who can turn the ball both ways. He has since worked on his batting a lot and is now a complete all-rounder.
Shadab Khan has produced great performances both with the bat and the ball in recent past. He plays in the middle order for Pakistan, but the team management can experiment by playing him in the top order. He is a clean striker of the cricket ball and his batting ability can be seen in the ongoing New Zealand Tri Series 2022.
Shadab Khan has a near perfect googly in his bag which he takes out at important times during the match. He bowls at great lengths, not allowing the batters to get to the pitch of the ball. Shadab Khan is a consistent wicket taker for Pakistan and also a prolific run scorer. He is surely an all-rounder to look out for in the World Cup.
4. Sam Curran – England
Batting Average in T20I cricket – 12.54
Batting Strike rate in T20I cricket – 136.63
Bowling Average in T20I cricket – 28.76
Bowling economy in T20I cricket – 8.07
Sam Curran has earned a place for himself in the England’s World Cup squad owing to his current form and all-round abilities. He is a left arm bowler who can swing the ball both ways and also bowl near perfect yorkers at the death.
Sam Curran performed superbly with the ball against Pakistan in the 7 match T20I series. His role in England’s triumph during the series cannot be undermined.
Curran is a handy lower order batter who can hit the ball a long way. His bat flow is so naturally beautiful to watch. His ability with both bat and the ball give England a flexibility to play an extra batter in their team. On his day, Sam Curran can turn the tables around in a match. Sam Curran is certainly one of the all-rounders to look out for in ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022.
5. Michael Bracewell – New Zealand
Batting Average in T20I cricket – 29.66
Batting Strike rate in T20I cricket – 202.27
Bowling Average in T20I cricket – 8.76
Bowling Economy in T20I cricket – 4.78
Coming from a family of cricket players, Michael Bracewell has launched out in the International cricket scene by giving several match-winning performances in the recent past. Bracewell’s 127* against Ireland is considered as one of the greatest knocks in modern day cricket. His ability to keep cool under pressure is exceptional.
In his short T20I career, Bracewell has returned great numbers both with the ball and the bat. He averages 29.66 with the ball at a strike rate of 202.27. His bowling stats aren’t displeasing either. He has picked up 13 wickets in the format at a healthy average of 8.76 and an economy of 4.78, which is the one of the least in world cricket.
Bracewell provides great balance to the New Zealand team, and he will certainly play a major role in New Zealand’s campaign at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022.
*Stats at time of writing the article